Jumping fleas can accelerate 50 times faster than the space shuttle.
Coughing can cause air to move through your windpipe faster than the speed of sound - over a thousand feet per second!
The Pistol Shrimp can snap its claws together to create a sound of 218 decibels, louder than as supersonic jet at full speed. It only lasts for 1 millisecond. The snapping action also creates a bubble that is greater than 5000 Kelvin, close to the surface temperature of the sun.