'Plants and Animals'

Largest Marigold Plant

Posted by admin 16 Jan 2016 Comments Off
Largest Marigold Plant

The World Record of ‘largest marigold plant’ has been achieved by Mr. Hari Chand Garg (68 years 10 months 13 days) from Faridabad, Haryana, India.

On Nov 15, 2018; Mr. Garg exhibited a plant of marigold with flowers having height of 07 feet 02 inches (07’02”).

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.

Largest Spider

Posted by admin 03 Nov 2015 Comments Off
Largest Spider

The World Record of ‘largest Spider’ has been achieved by male goliath bird-eating spider from Surinam, Guyana, French Guiana, Venezuela and Brazil.

The Goliath bird-eater (Theraphosa blondi) is a spider belonging to the tarantula family Theraphosidae. It is considered to be the largest spider in the world. It is the largest spider by mass.

Smallest Seahorse

Posted by admin 30 Sep 2015 Comments Off
Smallest Seahorse

The World Record of ‘smallest seahorse’ has been achieved by the Satomi’s pygmy seahorse (Hippocampus satomiae) from Derawan Islands of Kalimantan.

Satomi’s pygmy seahorse is the smallest known seahorse in the world with an average length of 13.8 millimetres (0.54 in) and an height of 11.5 millimetres (0.45 in).

Smallest Antelope

Posted by admin 23 Aug 2015 Comments Off
Smallest Antelope

The World Record of ‘smallest antelope’ has been achieved by the royal antelope (Neotragus pygmaeus) from West Africa.

The royal antelope is only 25–30 cm (10–12 inches) high at the shoulder and weighing only 3.2–3.6 kg (7–8 lb) and is the smallest of all antelopes. The calf is small enough to fit into the average person’s open hand. The male has small, spike-like horns, about 2.5 cm (1 inch) long.

Tallest Horse

Posted by admin 13 Aug 2014 Comments Off
Tallest Horse

The world record ‘tallest horse’ has been achieved by Big Jake owned by Jerry Gilbert from Madison, Wisconsin, USA.

On April 11, 2014; the horse named ‘Big Jake’ has the height of 6 feet, 11 inches. The Belgian gelding weighs about 2,600 pounds

Largest Loon

Posted by admin 14 Jan 2014 Comments Off
Largest Loon

World Record of being ‘largest loon’ has been achieved by town of Virginia from Vergas, United States of America (USA).

Minnesota’s state bird is the loon and the town of Virginia has the Twenty (20) foot fiberglass floating world’s largest loon. The sculpture is by Long Lake, in the centre of City Park in Vergas.

Smallest Bird

Posted by admin 11 Dec 2013 Comments Off
Smallest Bird

The World Record of ‘Smallest Bird’ has been achieved by Bee Hummingbird (Mellisuga helenae) of Cuba and the Isle of Youth.

In the world’s smallest Birds; its male’s length measure around 57 mm (2.24 in), weighs approximately 1.7 g while females are slightly larger. Bee hummingbird flies extremely fast – up to 80 km/hour with upto 80 swings per second.