. The scientific name is Falco PeregrinusFastest animal in the world they live about 15 years in the wildThey live four to seven years in captivityThey used to be endangered . . . Introduction. WHAT THEY LOOK LIKE. Black and white body and feathers Long pointed wings with a wing span of 33 to 44 inchesTail with black patternsFace smaller than bodyNo earsSharp black beakSharp black talonsShort, skinny legsBig owl eyesWeigh about two pounds.