'Plants and Animals'

Smallest Mammal

Posted by admin 02 Jun 2017 Comments Off
Smallest Mammal

The world record of ‘smallest mammal’ has been achieved by Etruscan shrew (Suncus estruscus) from North America.

Also known as the Etruscan Pygmy shrew or the white toothed Pygmy shrew is the smallest known mammal by mass. It weighs only 1.2 to 2.7 g(about 1.8 grams on average) and considered as world’s smallest mammal. The Etruscan shrew has a body length of about 4 centimeters (1.6 in) excluding the tail. These shrews prefer warm and damp climates and are widely distributed in the belt between 10 degree and 30 degree N latitude stretching from Europe and North Africa up to Malaysia. It is also found in the Maltese islands, which is situated in the middle of the Mediterranean sea.

First Ayurvedic Museum

Posted by admin 28 Nov 2016 Comments Off
First Ayurvedic Museum

The World Record of ‘first Ayurvedic museum’ has been achieved by Patanjali Yogpeeth Trust from Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India.

In 1997; under guidance of Swami Ramdev ji and Acharya Balkrishna ji, Yogpeeth has inaugurated the first Ayurvedic museum which has more than 700 varieties of plants, shrubs, creepers and trees of Ayurvedic medicinal value.

Largest Processing of a Medicinal Fruit

Posted by admin 08 Nov 2016 Comments Off
Largest Processing  of a Medicinal Fruit

The World Record of ‘largest processing of a medicinal fruit’ has been achieved by Patanjali Yogpeeth Trust from Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India.

In the year 2015-16; under the guidance of Swami Ramdev ji and Acharya Balkrishna ji; Patanjali Yogpeeth had processed Twenty Five Thousand Six Hundred Sixty Six (25666) Metric Ton of Indian gooseberry (Phyllanthus emblica).

Fastest Marathon Runner in an Animal Costume

Posted by admin 08 Nov 2016 Comments Off
Fastest Marathon Runner in an Animal Costume

The World Record of ‘fastest marathon runner in an animal costume’ has been achieved by Guillaume Bénazéraf from Strasbourg, Alsace, France.

On Jul 26, 2015; Bénazéraf dressed in tiger costume completed the marathon in 2 hr 40 min.

Most Medicinal Plants Species in an Herb Garden

Posted by admin 03 Nov 2016 Comments Off
Most Medicinal Plants Species in an Herb Garden

The World Record of ‘most medicinal plants species in an herb garden’ has been achieved by Patanjali Yogpeeth from Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India.

Till Aug, 2016; under guidance of Acharya Balkrishna ji and Swami Ramdev ji, Yogpeeth has developed ‘Patanjali Harbal garden’ in which 850 species of medicinal plants are grown in area of 7 acres.

Smallest Rabbit

Posted by admin 23 Apr 2016 Comments Off
Smallest Rabbit

The World Record of ‘smallest rabbit’ has been achieved by the Pygmy Rabbit (Brachylagus idahoensis) from North America.

The Pygmy rabbit (Brachylagus idahoensis) adult average weights from 375 to 500 grams (0.827 to about 1.102 lb) and a body length from 23.5 to 29.5 centimetres (9.3 to 11.6 in) generally male are somewhat smaller than females.

Largest Magrove Forest

Posted by admin 20 Apr 2016 Comments Off
 Largest Magrove Forest

The World Record of ‘largest mangrove forest’ has been achieved by Sundarban from India and Bangladesh.

Mangroves are various large and extensive types of trees up to medium height and shrubs that grow in saline coastal sediment habitats in the tropics and subtropics.

Sundarban Mangrove is spreaded for 15540 km² across India and Bangladesh. The mangrove biome is a distinct saline woodland or shrubland habitat characterized by depositional coastal environments, where fine sediments collect in areas protected from high-energy wave action.

Most Decorated Birds Nest

Posted by admin 19 Dec 2015 Comments Off
Most Decorated Birds Nest

The World Record of ‘most decorated birds nest’ has been achieved by Vogelkop bowerbird from New Guinea and Indonesia.

Vogelkop bowerbirds are known for the construction of a wigwam style bower by the male. Male bowerbirds construct and decorate bowers in order to attract a mate. The bower of the male Vogelkop bowerbird is a complex hut-like structure, generally known as a maypole bower as it is built around a central sapling tree trunk.

Smallest Sheep

Posted by admin 10 Dec 2015 Comments Off
Smallest Sheep

The World Record of ‘smallest sheep’ has been achieved by the The Ouessant from the island of Ouessant, Brittany, France.

The smallest sheep in the world is also known as the anglicized ushant, ushant or breton dwarf sheep. Rams are around 49 centimetres (19 in) tall at the shoulder, and the ewes about 45 centimetres (18 in).

Smallest Hamsters

Posted by admin 01 Dec 2015 Comments Off
Smallest Hamsters

The World Record of ‘smallest hamsters’ has been achieved by the Roborovski hamsters (Phodopus roborovskii) from Russia and Kazakhstan.

Roborovski hamsters or Robos are the smallest hamster averaging under 2 cm (1 inch) at birth and between 4.5–5 cm (2 inches) and 20-25 g (1 oz) during adulthood.