World Records in the Animal Kingdom
Animal Records plants, too). If you love world records, then you'll find all kinds of fascinating records here on Extreme Science in the Animal Kingdom section. From the biggest snakes, to the biggest living creature - you'll get all the pictures, facts and fun science about what makes each creature the most extreme animal of its kind
Biggest Carnivorous（食人） Fish--Great White Shark 大白鲨 The largest great white on record measured 21 feet long.
Biggest Freshwater（淡水鱼） Fish--Giant Mekong Catfish湄公巨鲶 The biggest one ever captured and measured was caught in Thailand in May of 2005. It was 9 feet long and weighed 646 pounds.
Giant Jellyfish（水母；海蜇）...Arctic Lion's Mane for a very long time. They appeared in the oceans about 650 million years ago, before the dinosaurs.
Biggest Ocean Carnivore（肉食动物）- Sperm Whale（抹香鲸） The largest of the toothed whale species in the world. Adult males can grow up to 60 feet long and weigh 40 tons span, about as long as people, living up to 70 years. Sperm whales have been found living in every ocean in the world.
Fastest in the Sea – Sailfish（旗鱼） ， because of their popularity among sport fishermen. They are world-renowned for the challenge they provide even the most experienced anglers. In fact, there isn't much science knows about this species of fish, except what observations fishermen have gathered from encounters with it.
Fastest Animal on Land - Cheetah They are now found mostly in East Africa. They're time in India.
Biggest Mammal - Blue Whale Blue whales are so big they are the BIGGEST creature ever to have lived on earth - even bigger than the biggest dinosaurs!
Oldest Living Creature
Madagascar Radiated Tortoise 马达加斯加辐射龟 Madagascar radiated Madagascar. The Secret to Long Life
Tortoises can live extra long lives because their vital systems do not weaken with age, as ours do. They can also survive for very long periods without water or food, living off of their 'reserves'. If you've ever watched a tortoise move you know that they are extremely S-L-O-W. They can go for very long periods without moving, too. An animal that can go without food or moving for a long time has very low energy requirements. In other words, it doesn't take much to keep these tough guys going, and going and going...