Top 10 Slowest Animals on Earth

Giant Tortoise: 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 Snail: Garden snails are notorious for their leisurely pace, with an average speed of about 0.03 miles per hour (0.048 kilometers per hour).

Sloth: Sloths are famously slow-moving mammals, spending most of their time hanging upside down in trees.

Starfish: While not known for rapid movement, starfish move very slowly using tiny tube feet located on their underside.

Koala (Phascolarctos: Koalas are arboreal marsupials known for their slow and deliberate movements.

Three-Toed Sloth: Like their two-toed cousins, three-toed sloths are incredibly slow-moving mammals.

Sea Cucumber: Sea cucumbers are marine invertebrates known for their sluggish movement along the ocean floor, powered by tiny tube feet.

Galápagos Tortoise: Similar to giant tortoises, Galápagos tortoises are known for their slow and steady pace.

Manatee: Manatees, also known as sea cows, are aquatic mammals that move slowly through rivers, estuaries, and coastal waters.

Sargassum Fish: The sargassum fish is a small, slow-moving fish that camouflages itself among floating seaweed in the Sargasso Sea.