According to Newton's Apple, the animal with the longest tail is the male giraffe, or the Giraffa camelopardalis. The people of ancient Rome called this species the camel-leopard. This animal's tail can grow as long as 8... More »

The blue whale possesses the largest tongue of any animal. The tongue of an average-size adult blue whale weighs 3 tons. When the size of a tongue is considered in relation to body size, the chameleon comes in first plac... More »

Unearthed in mid-May 2014, the longest and largest bone ever found belongs to an as-yet unnamed species of titanosaur that was discovered in Patagonia. The bone, a femur, is well over 6 feet long. More »

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An ocean quahog, Arctica islandica, is presently the animal with the longest-known lifespan for a non-colonial animal. Caught in 2006, the clam was discovered to have lived for 507 years. More »

A leopard's tail is as long as its entire body. This helps the leopard maintain balance and make turns more quickly. The leopard is a fast, solitary mammal that reaches speeds up to 35 miles per hour. Birds and dinosaurs... More »

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Christmas stockings can be crafted and decorated with individual names embroidered on the exterior of a standard size pre-made stocking, glammed up with glitter glue drawings and stencils or cut into specialized shapes t... More »

The tallest living animal is the giraffe, which usually stands 14 to 17 feet tall. Its height allows it to feed easily from trees and also obtain a long visual range over its habitat. More »