The shape of the animals is different in size, there are microorganisms that need to be observed under the microscope, and blue whales that are 30 meters long. Whether you measure by weight, height or length, it is undeniable that some animals are huge compared to other animals in their class. Listed below are the 10 heaviest animals in the world.
10. Kodiak Bear, Up To 1800 Lbs
Kodiak is one of the largest omnivores in the world, and their food includes fish, grass and berries. This heavy species is unique to the kodiak islands of alaska. An adult male kodiak bear is 10 feet tall and weighs between 1500 and 1800 pounds. Kodiak bears hibernate in the spring and gains 50% more than usual.
9. Crocodile, Up To 2300 Lbs
Crocodiles are the world’s largest reptiles, living in tropical regions of the world. Crocodiles mainly eat wild boars, fish, birds and turtles. They detect tiny disturbances in the water and help them locate prey. Interestingly, the crocodile does not sweat. They opened their mouths for a long time to cool their bodies. The crocodile’s jaw is enough to bite the bones of a large prey. An adult crocodile is between 6 and 25 feet in length and weighs 2,300 pounds. When they don’t capture prey, they use the energy stored in the body as fat.
8. Asian Gaur Up To 2500 Lbs
Asian Gaurs is the largest cattle species in the world, they are native to South Asia. Asian Gaurs are eating most of the time. Asian Gaurs foods mainly include grass and leaves, and they can survive for a while when they have no food. Asian Gaurs is 2.5 to 3.5 meters long and weighs 2,500 pounds. Asian Gaurs has a huge head and a strong horn. Male Gaurs are 30% larger than females.
7. Giraffe, Up To 3500 Lbs
Giraffes are the highest mammals in the world. Giraffe’s 21-inch long tongue makes it easy to remove leaves from the tree. The water-rich acacia leaves are one of the giraffe’s favorite foods, helping them to live without drinking water for a long time. There are many types of giraffes in South Africa, which are 20 feet tall and weigh 2800 to 3500 pounds. In fact, the giraffe’s legs are much taller than the average adult’s 6 feet. They can also run at speeds of up to 50 km/h.
6. Hippopotamus, Up To 7500 Lbs
Hippos are mammals on the third continent of the earth. Hippos have special tooth shapes that help them eat a lot of grass in a short time. Grass and fallen fruit are the main foods of hippo. They are native to south africa. An adult hippo weighs 7,500 pounds. They spend most of their time in the water to cool their heavy bodies. The hippo eats more than 80 pounds of grass a day, especially at night.
5. White Rhinoceros, Up To 7800 Lbs
White rhinoceros is the second continent animal on earth. White rhinoceros is the world’s largest pure herbivore, and they spend most of their time grazing on vast grasslands. White rhinoceros lives in different parts of africa, and white rhinoceros is also the largest of the four rhinoceros in the world. The white rhinoceros can grow up to 4 meters and weigh between 3,600 and 7,800 pounds.
4. Asian Elephant, Up To 11000 Lbs
The Asian elephant is the second largest elephant species in the world, second only to the African elephant. Asian elephants spend 19 hours a day eating. Their food is mainly grass, stems, fruits, sugar cane and roots. Strong noses and long teeth help the elephant prepare food in the proper form, especially most trees. They are the largest land animals in the Asian continent. An adult Asian elephant weighs 11,000 pounds and is 3.5 meters high.
3. African Elephant, Up To 14000 Lbs
African elephants are the world’s heaviest terrestrial animals, living in the rain forests of western and central Africa. An adult African elephant can eat 300 pounds of food a day. Grass, roots and fruit are the main foods of African elephants. An adult African elephant weighs 14,000 pounds and can reach a height of 4 meters. Their ears and long teeth are larger than other types of elephants.
2. Whale Shark , Up To 40000 Lbs
Whale sharks are the largest fish in the sea that having a length of 12 meters and a weight up to 40000 lbs. They found in warm and tropical ocean waters across the world. The strong jaws and filters help whale sharks to consume a large amount of food quickly.
1. Blue Whale, Up To 410000 Lbs
Blue whales are the largest animal species known on earth. An adult blue whale is 30 meters long and weighs 200 tons. Blue whales consume up to 4 tons of food a day. Krill is the favorite food for blue whales. Filters attached to the blue whale jaws help them swallow a lot of food at once. They are distributed in the oceans of the world. What you can’t imagine is that the blue whale’s tongue is as heavy as an elephant. Their sputum and pulse can be heard 1000 miles away, and they use this sound to communicate with other whales.