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CREATURES

ANIMALS

NOISIEST:-
bullet  BLUE WHALES
bullet 188 DECIBELS
bullet  THEIR NOISES CAN BE DETECTED 850 KM AWAY
STRONGEST (IN PROPORTION TO THEIR SIZE):-
bullet  BEETLES OF THE SCARABAEIDAE FAMILY
bullet  FOUND IN THE TROPOCS
bullet  CAN SUPPORT 850xTHEIR OWN WEIGHT
STRONGEST BITE:-
bullet  SHARK CARCHARHINUSOBSCURUS
bullet  PRESSURE EXERTED BY ITS JAWS IS EQUIVALENT TO 3 TONNES PER CENTIMETRE SQUARED
MOST DANGEROUS (EXCLUDING MAN):-
bullet  MALARIAL PARASITES CARRIED BY MOSQUITOES PLASMODIUM
bullet  HAVE KILLED 50% OF ALL HUMAN DEATHS SINCE THE STONE AGE
SLOWEST GROWTH:-
 
bullet TINDARIA CALLISTISORMIS
bullet  TAKES ABOUT 100 YEARS TO REACH A LENGTH OF 8MM
bullet  IT'S FOUND IN THE NORTH ATLANTIC
MAMMALS

LARGEST:-
bullet  BALAENOPETREMUSCULUS, KNOWN AS THE BLUE WHALE OR SULPHUR-BOTTOM WHALE
bullet  BABIES WEIGH ABOUT 3 TONNES
bullet  WEIGHT CAN INCREASE BY 23 TONNES IN 2 YEARS
bullet  WEIGHT CAN REACH 190 TONNES
SMALLEST:-
bullet  SAVI'S WHITE-TOOTHED PIGMY SHREW
bullet  BODY LENGTH= 36-52 MM
bullet  MASS= 2 G
FASTEST:-
bullet  ACINONYXJUBATAS, KNOWN AS CHEETAH OR HUNTING LEOPARD
bullet  SPEED= 96-101KM/H
bullet  LIVES IN AFRICA, IRAN AND AFGHANISTAN
OLDEST:-
bullet  MAN
bullet  ALMOST 120 YEARS
INSECTS

HEAVIEST:-
bullet  GOLIATH BEETLES
bullet  70-100 GRAMS
bullet  LIVES IN EQUATORIAL AFRICA
LONGEST:-
bullet  POLAPHUSLEOPOLDI OR STICK-INSECTS
bullet  400 MM
FASTEST FLYING:-
bullet  DEER BOT-FLY
bullet  CLAIMED BY SOME SCIENTISTS TO HAVE REACHED A SPEED OF 1316km/h!
OLDEST:-
bullet  SPLENDOUR BEETLES
bullet  47 YEARS
PLANTS

OLDEST:-
bullet  LARREATRIDENTATA
bullet  CALIFORNIA, USA
bullet  11,700 YEARS OLD
MOST MASSIVE:-
bullet  QUAKING ASPEN TREES
bullet  6000 TONNES
LARGEST FLOWERS:-
bullet  RAFFLEISAARNOLDI OR STINKING CORPSE LILY
bullet  91 CM WIDE
bullet  1.9 CM THICK
bullet  WEIGH UP TO 7KG
LONGEST ROOTS:-
bullet  WINTER RYE PLANT
bullet  622.8 KM!