18 Large Animals That One Can Believe Only When Seen In Person
9World’s tallest dog
Meet Freddy the world record holder for the tallest living dog in the world. He is a great Dane and measures 1.035m (3ft 4.75 in) tall and lives with owner Claire Stoneman in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex. Given his size, even his appetite is huge and usually has 1kg of minced beef, 250 grams of casserole steak and about 300 grams of liver every day.
10World’s largest cat
Now meet the largest cat in the world, Omar. Omar is a Maine Coon cat from Melbourne, Australia and is 120cm (3ft 11in) long. This breaks the record of another Maine Coon from Wakefield, West Yorkshire, which was 118cm (3ft 10.5in) long. Being 14kg (31lb), Omar isn’t getting many cuddles from his owners and also gets locked out of the bedroom at the night.
11Brutus the crocodile
Brutus the crocodile is a 5.5m behemoth that became famous for munching on a bull shark in Adelaide River in the Northern Territory in Australia. Brutus is also old at 80 years and weighs two tons. Brutus is also missing a leg and his famous photo of raising his goliath like figure out of the water to snack on some kangaroo meat has got him instant fame.
Percheron breed of horses has their origin in Huisne river valley in western France. A Percheron usually reaches the height of 19 hands and can grow taller. They can weight anywhere from 1,900-2,200 pounds. They are used as show horses, in farms and forestry and to pull carriages.