Terrifying Super-Sized Animals
Flemish rabbits: Flemish rabbits are big, but Sandy is one of the biggest. Here she is with her pet Sheltie.
This type of horse is a percheron. They were originally bred for war but become suited to farm work. The pictured is the largest known.
African giant snail: This giant snail is found in East Africa and can reach up to 8 inches in length. It's a nuisance pest of urban areas, and it spreads human disease.
Cane toad: Originally found in South and Central America, these toads are a nuisance to Australia’s wildlife. It has few predators because of it’s extremely toxic skin.
Chinese giant salamander: This lizard can grow up to 6 ft in length, it’s almost completely blind. It’s also the largest amphibian in the world. you can find them in streams and lakes in China.
Giant weta cricket: Jiminy Cricket here is only found on a small island near New Zealand (the lesser Monster Island, next to Australia). It’s large enough to devour a carrot. And probably your hand.
This huge rat was killed in a Bronx, NY Foot Locker back in January of 2012. It looks fake and people should hope it’s fake… but reports seem to indicate this was a real rat that was killed. And it was real big.
Giant freshwater stingray: Otherwise known as nightmare fuel, these monsters can grow up to 1,300 lbs and are actually endangered.
Coconut crabs: Often mistaken for a 'Camel Spider' these aren’t as delicious as they sound. They are actually giant crabs with claws powerful enough to crack coconuts. It is found on islands across the Indian Ocean and parts of the Pacific Ocean.
Giant huntsman spider: This giant bird-eating spider can be found in Laos and its much bigger than its cousin in Australia (the land of giant, dangerous animals). It spends its time hiding in the dark in caves (and under your bed). As if a plain ol' huntsman spider wasn't bad enough.
African goliath frog: You can find these big frogs in Cameroon. They can live up to 15 years and will eat anything: bugs, snakes, other frogs, dreams. Probably you. Look behind you!
Giant hog: This wild, giant hog was taken down by an 11 year-old hunter. Think it’s fake? His name was Jamison Stone (the boy, not the hog). The pig weighed 1,051 lbs and measured 9-feet-4 from the tip of its snout to the base of its tail.
Nomura’s jellyfish: This jellyfish is found off the coast of Japan and can weigh up to 440lbs. It’s about the same size as the lion’s mane jellyfish, the largest in the world. It’s easy to understand how Japan came up with Godzilla.
Macroptychaster sea stars: These giant starfish were found by scientists in Antarctic waters in 2008. There's at least a 90% chance one of star's name is Patrick.
This beetle is found in South America, and the titan beetle is second only to the Hercules beetle in size. It can grow up to 6.5 inches.
Trigger the cow: Trigger is 6.5 feet tall, 14 feet long and weighs over 1 ton. He could produce 7,665 Big Macs.
Flying fox: This fruit-eating bat is found in New Guinea and is the largest bat on the planet.