The largest animal in the rainforest is the African forest elephant. This forest dwelling elephant weighs approximately 2, 000 pounds and is found in the Congo Basin. More »

The Congo rainforest is home to about 280 species of reptiles, including snakes, crocodiles and tortoises. Spanning across six African countries, the Congo Basin is the second largest tropical rainforest in the world and... More »

According to National Geographic, giraffes live on the African savannah, a type of grassland ecosystem, not in the rainforest. Giraffes use their height to forage for leaves and buds on tall trees. The 21-inch tongue of ... More »

The animal with the largest lungs in the world is the blue whale. In total, its lungs have a combined capacity of over 1,300 gallons of air. More »

The animal with the largest brain is the sperm whale. Its brain weighs approximately 17 pounds and can grow to be nearly 500 cubic inches. More »

The African elephant is the animal with the largest teeth. An African elephant has two modified incisors, called tusks, and four molars. Each tusk measures up to 8 feet long and weighs up to 100 pounds or more. More »

The African elephant is the largest land animal. It is also the largest proboscid. African elephants can weigh 4 to 7 tons and can be 13 to 16 feet long. More »