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These 12 Creatures Are The Biggest Of Their Kind, and They Look Almost Unreal!

9. Pictured below is the largest bat on the planet – The Bismarck Flying Fox. 

Bismarck Flying Fox
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Found in lowland areas of New Guinea, the Bismarck Flying Fox is is a species of megabat, which can weigh up to 1.45 kg.(source)

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10. The largest living amphibians are Chinese giant salamanders, which grow up to 1.8m long.

Chinese giant salamanders
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Now an endangered species, the Chinese giant salamanders can grow up to 1.8m long and weigh up to 50kg, and are part of a family that is 170 million years old; modern salamanders, having stark resemblances to their ancestors, are often called “living fossils”, remaining pretty much unchanged since they roamed the Earth with that gigantic T-Rex.(source)

11. The largest known spider in the world is a male goliath bird-eating spider.

goliath bird eating spider
Image source: www.earthrangers.com

Collected by members of the Pablo San Martic Expedition to Venezuela in 1965, this spider had a leg span of 11 inches. the species is indigenous to the coastal rainforests of Surinam, Guyana and French Guiana, but have also been sighted in Venezuela and Brazil.(source)

12. The largest bony fish in the world – the ocean sunfish.

Sunfish
Image source: wikipedia

Particularly large specimens of this species can grow up to 14ft vertically and 10ft horizontally, and can weigh nearly 5,000 pounds, making them the largest of all bony fish, and are found in temperate and tropical oceans across the world.(source)

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