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40,000 furlongs per fortnight is about two-and-a-half times as fast as a Crocodile
In other words, the speed of a Crocodile is 0.40 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.
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