18 Large Animals That One Can Believe Only When Seen In Person
5Cows can also grow to giant sizes
Yes, cows can also grow to giant sizes. The largest and heaviest cow breed is The Chianina found in Italy. Italian regions of Tuscany, Umbria, and Lazio have been raising these cows since the last 2,200 years. Size-wise Mature bulls stand up to 1.8 m (5 ft 11 in), and oxen may reach 2 m (6 ft 7 in). The world record for the heaviest bull is held by a Chianina bull named Donetto which weighed 1,740 kg (3,840 lb) when exhibited at the Arezzo show in 1955.
The Giant Sting Rays are one of the largest freshwater fish. These are ancient fish with little to no change since the last millions of years. They can reach 16.5 feet (5 meters) long and weigh up to 1,320 pounds (600 kilograms). They are usually brown to gray in color, large and flat in form, and they have a long, whiplike tail.
The Nomura’s Jellyfish is the largest cnidarians in the world along with lion’s mane jellyfish. This traveling monster mushrooms quickly — in less than a year — to 2 meters (6. feet) in diameter and more than 200 kilograms (440 pounds) in weight. Their appetite meets their size and an adult Nomura’s jellyfish is said to be able to filter an Olympic-sized swimming pool of plankton in a single day.
Coconut crabs are truly colossal as they weigh 9 pounds and measure 3 feet from leg to leg. Coconut crabs are the largest land-living arthropods. And yes, as their names suggest, they eat coconuts and other animals too.