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 It's about half as fast as a Hare In other words, 914 centimeters per second is 0.5 times the speed of a Hare, and the speed of a Hare is 2 times that amount. (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 2,000 centimeters per second. 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, 914 centimeters per second is 0.455 times the speed of a Greyhound, and the speed of a Greyhound is 2.2 times that amount. (a.k.a. English greyhound) (approximate maximum speed)Greyhounds reach average race speeds of 2,010 centimeters per second. 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, 914 centimeters per second is 0.3 times the speed of a Knuckleball (baseball), and the speed of a Knuckleball (baseball) is 3.3 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 3,100 centimeters per second. 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, 914 centimeters per second is 0.2978 times the speed of a Cheetah, and the speed of a Cheetah is 3.358 times that amount. (Acinonyx jubatus)The cheetah can reach speeds of up to 3,069 centimeters per second 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, 914 centimeters per second is 3.4 times the speed of a Crocodile, and the speed of a Crocodile is 0.29 times that amount. (American Crocodile, Crocodylus acutus) (swimming speed)An American crocodile can reach speeds in the water of up to 280 centimeters per second. On land, larger crocodiles can "gallop" when fleeing danger at speeds of up to 560 centimeters per second. It's about three-tenths as fast as a Hurricane In other words, 914 centimeters per second is 0.276 times the speed of a Hurricane, and the speed of a Hurricane is 3.62 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 3,310 centimeters per second. 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 8,610 centimeters per second. It's about one-fourth as fast as a Curveball (baseball) In other words, 914 centimeters per second is 0.27 times the speed of a Curveball (baseball), and the speed of a Curveball (baseball) is 3.7 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 3,300 centimeters per second. 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.