Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
|The tallest man so far recorded was Robert Pershing Wadlow. How tall was he?||Animal Records
whale shark. It can be over 40 feet in length.
Goliath beetle. The Goliath beetle is 4 inches long and has a wing span of 8 inches'. Note - a tarantula is not an insect.
cassowary. A cassowary has powerful legs and knife like claws and has been known to kill humans.
anaconda. Some sources say the reticulated python is longer, but the anaconda is the largest.
Condor. To be precise it is the Andean condor.
over 65mph. The cheetah can run at this speed over short distances.
blue whale. It can be up to 100 feet long.
|Finally a human question. How old was the longest living person whose longetivity has been authenticated?||More Animal Records
122 years. She was a French woman, Jeanne Calment. 122 years 164 days. She died in 1997.
a bat. The bumblebee bat from Thailand is the world's smallest mammal. The smallest non-flying mammal is a pygmy shrew.
a pelican. The Australian pelican has a beak that can measure from 13-18.5 inches.
sailfish. The cosmopolitan sailfish can go as fast as 68 mph over a short distance.
sloth. The sloth has a ground speed of about 6 to 8 feet per minute. They're a little faster in the trees.
kangaroo. Both the red, or woolly kangaroo and the giant, or great gray kangaroo can grow to a body length of five feet.
reticulate python. These have been known to grow to 23 or more feet in length.
a squid. The Atlantic giant squid has a very large eye up to 20inches in diameter.