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how fast can an elephant run?

Answer:

According to the website speedofanimals.com an African Bush Elephant´s top speed is about 40 km/h:
http://www.speedofanimals.com/animals/elephant

Allthogh elephants can move fast, they don´t actually run according to scientists:
http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2010/02/elephant-running-dont-bet-it

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