18 Large Animals That One Can Believe Only When Seen In Person
Large animals or large size has always fascinated human to no end. Dinosaurs still hold a place of awe and fascination in the minds of every human since the 1994 movie Jurassic Park and people have been discovering some really large species of animals.
However, nature has its own mind and has created large versions of normal sized animals too and some of them are even cute to look at. Dogs, Cats, bats and everything else you can think of, we present to you large versions of 18 such animals.
Check them out.
Goliath Frog as the name suggests is huge when compared to normal frogs. It grows up to 12.5 inches (32 centimeters) long and can weigh up to 7.2 pounds (3.3 kilograms). This is as big as some house cats. And not only big, these monstrosities have been around for about 250 million years. They are also considered a delicacy in Africa and are being hunted illegally and exported to the US.
The Flemish giant rabbits are one of the oldest and biggest breeds of rabbits. The Flemish is thought to have descended from the now extinct related breeds such as the Stone Rabbit and the European Patagonian. A average size of fully matured bucks is 13 pounds & 14 pounds. Though huge, these giants are gentle and are well-known for their easy-going, tranquil, compliant nature and make great pets.
Rhinoceros Beetle or Dynastinae is one of the largest beetles in the world. They are part of the family of scarab beetles (Scarabaeidae) and may reach 60mm in length. They have two horns with a slight fork at the end, one on the top of the head and the other projecting frontward from the center of the thorax. They cannot bite or sting or hurt you with their horns, and mostly it is used to battle other insects for feeds.
Pisaster giganteus, the giant sea star is a species of sea star that lives along the western coast of North America from Southern California to British Columbia. The largest of the sea star can grow up to 24 in (61 cm) in diameter. It can come in colors from brown to purple to red. They are usually found 88 m (289 ft) deep down in the water.