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 It's about as fast as an Iceberg (a.k.a. Berg) (Newfoundland iceberg average)Moved by ocean currents and wind, icebergs can drift at speeds of about 3,000 furlongs per fortnight. The largest iceberg ever recorded was a found near Baffin Island, Nunavut and was estimated to be nine billion metric tons. It's about two-fifths as fast as Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan) In other words, 3,000 furlongs per fortnight is 0.380 times the speed of Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan), and the speed of Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan) is 2.60 times that amount. (Manhattan; average speed; 8,978 person-sample)A 2006 Study by the New York City Department of City Planning found that pedestrians in that city walk at an average rate of 7,800 furlongs per fortnight. Pedestrians wearing headphones, the study went on to find, walk at a slightly faster 8,500 furlongs per fortnight It's about one-fourth as fast as Michael Phelps In other words, 3,000 furlongs per fortnight is 0.256850 times the speed of Michael Phelps, and the speed of Michael Phelps is 3.89330 times that amount. (at the Beijing Olympics, 2008; 200 m freestyle) (a.k.a. Michael Fred Phelps) (swimmer; 1985-)Setting a world record, Michael Phelps swam the 200 m freestyle in 1:42.96 for an average speed of 11,680 furlongs per fortnight. Phelps would go on to win nine gold medals individually in the 2008 Olympics - more than all but eight of the competing nations. It's about one-fifth as fast as a Crocodile In other words, 3,000 furlongs per fortnight is 0.180 times the speed of a Crocodile, and the speed of a Crocodile is 5.60 times that amount. (American Crocodile, Crocodylus acutus) (swimming speed)An American crocodile can reach speeds in the water of up to 17,000 furlongs per fortnight. On land, larger crocodiles can "gallop" when fleeing danger at speeds of up to 33,000 furlongs per fortnight. It's about seven-and-a-half times as fast as a Sloth In other words, the speed of a Sloth is 0.140 times 3,000 furlongs per fortnight. (for Brown-throated three-toed sloth, Bradypus variegatus)The three-toed sloth moves along the ground at an average speed of 400 furlongs per fortnight. Long thought to be lengthy sleepers, a 2008 study concluded that sloths sleep an average of only 9.6 hours per day. It's about one-fifteenth as fast as a Bull In other words, the speed of a Bull is 14 times 3,000 furlongs per fortnight. (for animals involved in the Running of the Bulls, a.k.a. Encierro, San Fermin, Pamplona, Spain) (herd average speed)The herd of the annual Encierro in Pamplona, Spain runs at an average speed of 40,000 furlongs per fortnight. The Encierro is run annually from July 7th through July 14th and involves 42 bulls, 77 oxen, and an estimated 17,000 runners over the course of the event. It's about one-fifteenth as fast as Noah Ngeny In other words, 3,000 furlongs per fortnight is 0.06584 times the speed of Noah Ngeny, and the speed of Noah Ngeny is 15.190 times that amount. (in Rieti, Italy; 1999) (sprinter; 1978-)Setting a world record at the Rieti Grand Prix in 1999, Noah Ngeny ran 1,000 m in 2:11.96 for an average speed of 45,560 furlongs per fortnight. According to some reports, Ngeny did not begin running competitively until just three years before setting the record.