The Most Massive Animals Still Roaming the Planet

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Domesticated Capybara

Gary the Capybara lives with his parents, Melanie and Richard, in Texas. He’s the largest pet rodent, measuring around the size of a giant-sized dog. Gary loves swimming in his neighbor’s pool, and he weighs in at 120lbs.

 

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Tortoise

Colin Kapernick has a pet tortoise named Sammy that weighs 115 pounds. He’s a member of the third largest species of tortoises in the world with a lifespan of 150 years.

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The More You Know

  • A mole can dig a tunnel 300 feet long in just one night.
  • A shrimp’s heart is in his head.
  • A tigers rear legs are so powerful, that they have been found remaining to stand even after death.
  • An elephant can smell water up to 3 miles away.
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