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By Steve Jenkins

How huge is a crocodile? What a few tiger, or the world’s biggest spider? are you able to think a tongue that's ft lengthy or an eye fixed that’s greater than your head?

Sometimes proof and figures don’t inform the entire tale. occasionally you want to see issues for yourself—at their real dimension.

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T h e p y g m y s h r e w h a s a b o d y just two inches long a n d w e i g h s l e s s than a d i m e . T h i s t i n y rodent l i v e s in the m o u n t a i n s and f o r e s t s of N o r t h A m e r i c a . T h e p y g m y s h r e w c o n s u m e s twice its o w n w e i g h t T h e g i a n t s q u i d i s a m y s t e r i o u s creature that h a s never been seen in food each d a y a n d i s a fierce predator. It w i l l eat a l m o s t a n y t h i n g a l i v e . T h e l a r g e s t g i a n t s q u i d ever recorded w a s f o u n d d e a d in the it can catch a n d k i l l , i n c l u d i n g e a r t h w o r m s , insects, s p i d e r s , a n d w a t e r s off N e w Z e a l a n d .

T h e m a l e s stand five and a half to s m a l l m a m m a l s —even p o r c u p i n e s — i f l a r g e r p r e y can't be f o u n d . s i x feet tall a n d can w e i g h a s much a s 6 0 0 p o u n d s . G o r i l l a s a r e v e r y intelligent a n i m a l s that live in tight-knit s o c i a l g r o u p s . T h e y a r e attentive p a r e n t s , p l a y i n g w i t h their b a b i e s and teaching them h o w to find food a n d get a l o n g w i t h o t h e r s in their g r o u p . G o r i l l a s a r e v e g e t a r i a n s , eating l e a v e s , fruit, nuts, a n d r o o t s .

T h e s e t i g e r s hunt p o w e r f u l a n i m a l s a r e the l a r g e s t p r i m a t e s , a g r o u p that i n c l u d e s the w i l d p i g s , deer, a n d elk, though they w i l l eat f r o g s , s n a k e s , a n d l e m u r s , m o n k e y s , a n d great a p e s . T h e m a l e s stand five and a half to s m a l l m a m m a l s —even p o r c u p i n e s — i f l a r g e r p r e y can't be f o u n d . s i x feet tall a n d can w e i g h a s much a s 6 0 0 p o u n d s . G o r i l l a s a r e v e r y intelligent a n i m a l s that live in tight-knit s o c i a l g r o u p s .

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