Video of a fast turtle speeding away through water

A small Spiny Soft-shelled turtle is seen disappearing in less than four seconds Though turtles are known for being slow, they actually are fairly fast in water While most walk at 1.07mph, some have been recorded swimmming at 22mph 

By Kayla Brantley For

Published: 20:19 BST, 5 September 2017 | Updated: 20:19 BST, 5 September 2017


Video shows a fast little turtle breaking the slow-moving stereotype as it speeds away through water. 

The entire video is seven seconds long, but it takes this Spiny Soft-shelled turtle less than four to disappear.

The video starts with the turtle in someone's hand. The hand then lowers the shelled reptile into the water and it's gone in the blink of an eye.

If there's a record for fastest-moving turtle, this one may have just broken it.

A Spiny Soft-shelled turtle was seen zipping through water at incredible speed

A Spiny Soft-shelled

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