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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 2 feet per second. The largest iceberg ever recorded was a found near Baffin Island, Nunavut and was estimated to be nine billion metric tons. It's about half as fast as Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan) In other words, 2 feet per second is 0.470 times the speed of Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan), and the speed of Walking Pedestrians (in Manhattan) is 2.10 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 4.30 feet per second. Pedestrians wearing headphones, the study went on to find, walk at a slightly faster 4.60 feet per second It's about three-tenths as fast as Michael Phelps In other words, 2 feet per second is 0.313820 times the speed of Michael Phelps, and the speed of Michael Phelps is 3.18650 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 6.3730 feet per second. 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-fourth as fast as a Crocodile In other words, 2 feet per second is 0.230 times the speed of a Crocodile, and the speed of a Crocodile is 4.30 times that amount. (American Crocodile, Crocodylus acutus) (swimming speed)An American crocodile can reach speeds in the water of up to 9.10 feet per second. On land, larger crocodiles can "gallop" when fleeing danger at speeds of up to 18 feet per second. It's about nine times as fast as a Sloth In other words, 2 feet per second is 9.10 times the speed of a Sloth, and the speed of a Sloth is 0.110 times that amount. (for Brown-throated three-toed sloth, Bradypus variegatus)The three-toed sloth moves along the ground at an average speed of 0.220 feet per second. 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-tenth as fast as a Bull In other words, the speed of a Bull is 11 times 2 feet per second. (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 22 feet per second. 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-tenth as fast as Noah Ngeny In other words, 2 feet per second is 0.08044 times the speed of Noah Ngeny, and the speed of Noah Ngeny is 12.430 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 24.860 feet per second. According to some reports, Ngeny did not begin running competitively until just three years before setting the record.