Wonderful 10 animals that have the world records.


From a Great Dane that reached more than 7 feet tall to a slam-dunking bunny with great basketball abilities, there's quite a list of animals who have broken world records, either for having exceptional physical attributes or doing unusual hobbies like riding bicycles or jumping rope.

Guinness World Records, which bills itself as the authority on world records, tracks not just human feats but also those of animals ranging from household pets like cats and dogs to wild species like crocodiles and pandas.

Continue reading to discover about 10 animals that have won or currently hold world records.

1. Zeus, a Great Dane, was the tallest dog ever, at 7 feet 4 inches when standing on his hind legs.

   Zeus, a Great Dane, holds the Guinness World Record for the tallest dog. Zeus passed away in 2014, at the age of five. His record-breaking height — 7 feet, 4 inches while standing on his hind legs — has yet to be broken as of 2022.

In 2011, Zeus set the world record.

2. Jonathan, a tortoise that is 187 years old, is currently the oldest known living land animal.

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   The tortoise Jonathan has seen it all. Jonathan will reach 190 years old this year, according to Guinness World Records, making him the oldest-known land animal still living.

According to Guinness World Records, he was born in 1832 and has seen two World Wars, the construction of the Eiffel Tower, and the first powered flight.

3. Blosom, the tallest cow in the world, measured more than 6 feet tall.

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      Blosom reached 74.8 inches tall, or 6.23 feet. Blosom, who belonged to Patricia Meads-Hanson of Orangeville, Illinois, died in May 2015 at the age of 13, according to Guinness World Records.

Blosom established the world record in May 2014.

4. Poncho Via, a longhorn with huge horns, set two world records: it has the widest horn spread on a live steer and the largest horn on a living steer.

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         Poncho Via, a Texas longhorn from Alabama, with enormous horns that measure 10 feet, and 7.4 inches in length. According to Guinness World Records, it is wider than a concert grand piano by more than twice as much.

The greatest horn spread on a live steer and the widest horn on a living steer were both records that Poncho Via the longhorn broke in May 2019.

5. Franchesca, a bunny, is the world record holder for having the longest fur on a rabbit.

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    Betty Chu's rabbit Franchesca in Morgan Hill, California, has fur that reaches 14.37 inches in length. According to Guinness World Records, Franchesca is an English Angora rabbit who is often misidentified as a Pekingese dog.🫢

Franchesca achieved the record in 2014.

6. Lou is a three-year-old black and tan coonhound. She currently holds the world record for the longest dog ears.

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   Lou is a three-year-old black and tan coonhound. She's a cute, sassy, and now record-breaking dog.

Paige Olsen, her owner, fell in love at first sight (USA). She couldn't say no to adopting her!

Paige has always made fun of Lou's "extravagantly long" ears.

However, it wasn't until she was stranded during the pandemic that she decided to take measurements.

7. The first twin pandas to be born to a captivity-based mother and a wild father were named He He and Mei Mei.

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   Panda twins He He and Mei Mei were the first panda twins born on July 28 at the Hetaoping Wilderness Training Base in Suchuan Province, China, between a captive mother and a wild father. The name "He He" means "Harmony," while the name "Mei Mei" means "Beautiful."

According to Guinness World Records, the pandas were also the tiniest placental mammal newborns relative to adults, which means they had a record-breaking size disparity when they were born compared to the size of a full-grown giant panda.

8. Bini, a bunny, set a record for the most basketball slam dunks in one minute.😍

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   The Guinness World Record for the most basketball slam dunks made by a rabbit in a minute is achieved by Bini, a bunny. In the allotted 60 seconds, the Holland Lop breed rabbit made seven dunks.

In 2016, Bini established a new record.

9. The biggest crocodile in captivity, Cassius, is more than 17 feet long and is the size of two ping-pong tables placed end to end.👀

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      According to Guinness World Records, Cassius, a crocodile housed at an Australian wildlife park on the Great Barrier Reef, is the biggest crocodile kept in captivity. Cassius is the length of two ping pong tables placed end to end, at 17 feet, 11 inches.

In 2011, Cassius surpassed all other giant live captivity crocodiles.

10. With more than 695 million views in March 2018, Maymo the Lemon Beagle rose to the top place as the most-watched animal on YouTube.😮

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      Maymo starts on the aptly titled Maymo YouTube channel. According to Guinness World Records, Maymo and his dog brother Potpie's videos have had more than 695 million views as of March 2018.

In March 2018, Maymo the Lemon Beagle overtook all other animals as the most watched on YouTube.

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