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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Largest_organisms

The largest dinosaurs, and the largest animals to ever live on land, were the plant-eating, long-necked Sauropoda. The tallest and heaviest sauropod known from a complete skeleton is a specimen of an immature Giraffatitan discovered in Tanzania between 1907 and 1912, now mounted in the Museum für Naturkunde of Berlin. It is 12–13.27 m (39.4 ...

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A giraffe ready for a close up. Credit: Robert Hooft; WikiCommons Giraffes are the tallest animals in the world. Males can grow up to 18 feet (5.5 meters) tall, females can reach 14 feet (4.3 ...

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The Tallest Land Animal in the World: The Giraffe . Photograph by Luca Galuzzi – www.galuzzi.it . The giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) is an African even-toed ungulate mammal and the tallest living terrestrial animal in the world. It stands 5–6 m (16–20 ft) tall and has an average weight of 1,600 kg (3,500 lb) for males and 830 kg (1,800 ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_heaviest_land_mammals

The heaviest land mammal has a weight up to 6 short tons (5.4 t), the African bush elephant. This enormous mammal measures approximately 24 feet (7.3 m), and eats 500 pounds (230 kg) of vegetation like grasses and leaves a day. Their two elongated teeth-tusks can grow continuously during their lives and reach about 9 feet (2.7 m) in length.The average walking speed of an elephant is 4.5 miles ...

www.worldatlas.com/articles/who-is-the-tallest-animal-in...

At almost 20 feet tall, the giraffe is the world's tallest land animal. The neck of the giraffe can account for between about 6 to 8 feet of its total height. The giraffe is the tallest existing terrestrial animal. It belongs to the genus of African even-toed ungulate mammals and classified under ...

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Top 10 Biggest Animals. Share. Animals take many shapes and forms and come in a great diversity of sizes, from microscopic to the 30 m long blue whale! Whether you measure in terms of weight, height or length, there is no denying some animals are huge in comparison to others in their class. ... The largest living land animal is the African ...

www.mnn.com/.../animals/blogs/worlds-tallest-land-animals

No other land mammal has quite the view like the giraffe. Standing between 14 and 19 feet, giraffes are the tallest land mammals in the world. Sure, most of their height is in the neck, up to 8 ...

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The common giraffe is the tallest animal in the world. They can grow up to 19 feet tall. However, if the largest sauropods were still alive, they would be taller than today's giraffes.

www.guinnessworldrecords.com/records/showcase/animals?page=1

Guinness World Records' animals books. From talented pets to extreme wildlife, animals are always among our most popular record-breakers. Guinness World Records has records for everything from the largest dinosaurs and nature’s fastest and deadliest beasts, to skateboarding dogs, furry felines, leaping llamas and phenomenal farm animals.

www.worldgiants.com/Giraffe-5

This tall giant can grown up to 20 feet in height, making it the worlds tallest animal. There neck alone can be 6 feet long. These gentle giants habitat is in the wild African Savannah's or great grassy plains.