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 It's about half as fast as a Hare In other words, the speed of a Hare is 2 times 56,350 furlongs per fortnight. (for European Brown Hare, a.k.a. Brown Hare, a.k.a. Lepus europaeus, a.k.a. Brown Hare)The European Hare can run at speeds of up to 100,000 furlongs per fortnight. While speed is a factor in their escapes, hares evade their chief predators — wolves, foxes, and golden eagles — by fleeing in a zigzag pattern. It's about half as fast as a Greyhound In other words, 56,350 furlongs per fortnight is 0.4660 times the speed of a Greyhound, and the speed of a Greyhound is 2.150 times that amount. (a.k.a. English greyhound) (approximate maximum speed)Greyhounds reach average race speeds of 121,000 furlongs per fortnight. Despite their racing prowess, greyhounds are not considered energetic dogs — the typical greyhound race requires the dogs to run for less than 35 seconds. It's about three-tenths as fast as a Knuckleball (baseball) In other words, 56,350 furlongs per fortnight is 0.310 times the speed of a Knuckleball (baseball), and the speed of a Knuckleball (baseball) is 3.20 times that amount. (a.k.a. knuckler, a.k.a. floater, a.k.a. dancer, a.k.a. butterfly ball) (major league average)The average speed of major league knuckleball pitch is 180,000 furlongs per fortnight. Eddie Cicotte, who was later implicated in the 1919 Black Sox scandal, is credited with developing the pitch ca. 1906. It's about three-tenths as fast as a Cheetah In other words, 56,350 furlongs per fortnight is 0.30540 times the speed of a Cheetah, and the speed of a Cheetah is 3.2740 times that amount. (Acinonyx jubatus)The cheetah can reach speeds of up to 184,600 furlongs per fortnight in short bursts. From a crouching position, the cheetah can attain these speeds in just 2.25 seconds. It's about three-and-a-half times as fast as a Crocodile In other words, the speed of a Crocodile is 0.290 times 56,350 furlongs per fortnight. (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 three-tenths as fast as a Hurricane In other words, 56,350 furlongs per fortnight is 0.2830 times the speed of a Hurricane, and the speed of a Hurricane is 3.530 times that amount. (formally: Topical cyclone; a.k.a. typhoon)A hurricane is defined by the US National Hurricane Center as a Northern Hemisphere tropical storm having one-minute average wind-speeds of at least 199,000 furlongs per fortnight. Typhoons Tip (October, 1979) and Keith (October, 1997) and Hurricanes Camille (August, 1969) and Allen (August, 1980) jointly hold the record for highest tropical storm wind speeds at 518,000 furlongs per fortnight. It's about three-tenths as fast as a Curveball (baseball) In other words, 56,350 furlongs per fortnight is 0.280 times the speed of a Curveball (baseball), and the speed of a Curveball (baseball) is 3.60 times that amount. (a.k.a. hook, a.k.a. hammer, a.k.a. yakker) (major league average)The average speed of major league curveball pitch is 200,000 furlongs per fortnight. In the 1940's, debate over whether there really was a curve in the curveball pitch was settled with the conclusion that the ball does curve; however, an optical illusion caused by the spin of the ball and the batter's perception of motion exaggerates the extent of the curve.