Just as human make and break records, animals have also done same over time. From the tallest, to biggest, to shortest, here is a top 10 list of record breaking animals.
1. A large Dane named Zeus is the tallest dog measuring 7 feet 4 inches when standing on itnhind legs.
Zeus, a great Dane, holds the Guinness Book of Records for the tallest dog in the world. Zeus died in 2014 at the age of 5. In 2019, the record length – 7 feet, 4 inches if it stands on its hind legs – has not yet been broken.
Zeus set the world record in 2011.
2 A cat named Barivel is the longest cat in the world measuring 90 cm.
Barivel, a Maine Coon cat, is 90 cm long, making it the longest (living) cat in the world. Barivel lives with his owner in Viegevano, Pavia, Italy.
Barivel set the record for 2018.
3. A cow named Blosom is the tallest in the world and measures over 6 feet.
Blosom is 74.8 inches tall or 6.23 feet tall. Owned by Patricia Meads-Hanson of Orangeville, Illinois, Blosom died in May 2015 at the age of 13, according to Guinness World Records.
Blosom set the world record in May 2014.
4. A longhorn called Poncho Via breaks two world records for its long horns: the largest horn of a living cow
An Alabama Texas longhorn called Poncho Via has many horns up to 10 feet, 7.4 inches long. According to Guinness World Records, a concert grand piano doubles in size.
In May 2019, Poncho Via longhorn broke two records: the largest horn of a live cow and the largest horn of a live cow.
5. A rabbit named Franchesca set the world record for having the highest fur of a rabbit.
Franchesca, a Betty Chu rabbit in Morgan Hill, California, has a coat measuring 14.37 inches long. Franchesca is an English Angora rabbit that is often confused with a Peking dog, according to Guinness World Records.
Franksca set the record for 2014.
6. An Irish wolfhound named Keon has set the world record with the highest dog tail at over 30 inches.
The record for the dog with the longest tail belongs to Keon, an Irish wolfhound with a 30.2 inch tail.
Keon, who lives in Westerlo, Belgium and is owned by Ilse Loodts, set the record in 2015.
7. A dog named Tigger made a record with a dog’s longest ears.
The Tigger Bloodhound holds a world record for his ear length, measuring 13.5 and 13.75 inches, the longest ear of a dog. Beggar died in 2009 according to Guinness World Records.
Begger set a world record in 2004.
8. A Saint Bernard named Mochi is the longest tongue dog in the world and measures more than 7 inches.
Mochi, a dog from St. Bernard, owned by Carla and Craig Rickert of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, recorded the world’s tallest dog tongue and measured 7.21 inches.
Mochi set a world record in April 2016.
9. Maymo the Lemon Beagle became the most watched animal on YouTube with over 695 million views in March 2018.
Guinness World Records reports that in March 2018, videos of Maymo and her brother Canpine, Potpie, were viewed and spoken more than 695 million times.
Maymo the Lemon Beagle became the most watched animal in the world on YouTube in March 2018.
10. Purin the Beagle also gets 14 soccer balls in a minute, the most a dog can do.
Purin also set the world record by catching 14 mini-footballs in one minute. For the company, Purin owner Makoto Kumagai threw balls at his beagle talent, according to Guinness World Records.
Purin set the record for catching football in 2015. In addition, Purin holds a record for successfully completing 51 jumps with his owner in one minute reaching the duo. in May 2016.