Top 10 Slowest Animals on Earth
: Giant tortoises are known for their slow and lumbering pace, moving at an average speed of around 0.17 miles per hour (0.27 kilometers per hour).
: Garden snails are notorious for their leisurely pace, with an average speed of about 0.03 miles per hour (0.048 kilometers per hour).
: Sloths are famously slow-moving mammals, spending most of their time hanging upside down in trees.
: While not known for rapid movement, starfish move very slowly using tiny tube feet located on their underside.
: Koalas are arboreal marsupials known for their slow and deliberate movements.
: Like their two-toed cousins, three-toed sloths are incredibly slow-moving mammals.
: Sea cucumbers are marine invertebrates known for their sluggish movement along the ocean floor, powered by tiny tube feet.
: Similar to giant tortoises, Galápagos tortoises are known for their slow and steady pace.
: Manatees, also known as sea cows, are aquatic mammals that move slowly through rivers, estuaries, and coastal waters.
: The sargassum fish is a small, slow-moving fish that camouflages itself among floating seaweed in the Sargasso Sea.