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The strongest animals in the world

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You must have wondered at least once who is the strongest animal in the world. Reading the literature, I will tell you the ten strongest lives, Let's go

Buffalo Bison

The bison is a genus of ungulates from the hollow-horned cattle family. Bison are characterized by short legs, a broad forehead with strong and upwardly bent horns, and a very muscular front part of the body overgrown with long, uniform dark brown hair. They live in herds, and males grow up to 3.5 m in length and 2 m in height. They reach a weight of up to about 1000 kg


Eagle


The history of the magnificent bird of prey has its roots in ancient times, but in the cultural heritage of most peoples of the world, the eagle in our days represents glory and happiness, victory and power. Today, most known species of eagles are characterized by impressive size, and the body length of some adults can be 80-95 cm, At the same time, female eagles are noticeably larger than males. The body weight of an eagle often varies between 3-7 kg. The exceptions are the smallest species: the dwarf eagle and the steppe eagle


Anaconda

The anaconda is one of the largest snakes in the world. The average length is close to 5.5 meters, while (but unverified) lengths of 9.45 m and 11 meters have been recorded. It is close in length to the longest living snake in the world, the reticulated python, which is about 10 meters long, but that is why it holds the record as the heaviest and most bulky snake today; it can weigh 270 kilograms and be more than 30 centimeters in diameter. The largest snake ever measured was probably a female anaconda, caught but not killed, on the border between Colombia and Venezuela in 1944. This giant was as long as 11.43 meters, but its weight was not measured. Females are visibly larger than males, and anacondas are the snakes with the largest sexual dimorphism in the world. Their skin color is olive green with black spots that extend the entire length of the body. The head is small, compared to the size of the body, and there are recognizable orange-yellow markings on it. The eyes are set high on the head, so that the snake can look over the water while the rest of the body is hidden.

Grizzly bear


Grizzly bears are usually solitary active animals, but in coastal areas grizzly bears gather along streams, lakes, rivers, ponds and during salmon spawning. Every other year, females give birth to one to four cubs (usually two) that are small and weigh about 500 grams (half a kilogram). The female is the protector of her offspring and is ready to attack if she feels that her cubs are endangered.


Tiger

Nine subspecies of this species are known (one of which is reliable, and two are probably extinct) which are very similar to each other, but differ considerably in size and weight. The smallest subspecies lives in Indonesia. It is 140 cm long and its tail is still about 60 cm. Males weigh 120 kg and females about 90 kg. The Siberian tiger is significantly larger. The length of the body can be as much as 3 meters. The tail is 90 cm long and can reach a weight of 400 k

Gorilla

Adult males are 175-185 cm tall and weigh 140 to 220 kg. Adult females are usually twice as small as males with silver backs, weigh an average of 100 kg and are up to 140 cm tall. It was noted in the wild that the male with the silver back was over 200 cm tall and weighed 295 kg. Some gorillas in zoos weighed up to 310 kg. Pregnancy lasts eight and a half months. The female gives birth approximately every 3 to 4 years. The cub is born weighing about 2 kilograms. The young stay with the mother for 3-4 years. Females at the age of 10-12 reach full maturity (and earlier in captivity), while males at the age of 11-13. Life expectancy is between 30 and 50 years. A gorilla named Massa of the Philadelphia Zoo was 54 when he died - he was the oldest of all gorillas.


African Elephant


The African elephant is the largest land mammal in the world and the largest in the genus Loxodonta, to which the African forest elephant also belongs. Earlier, these two species were classified as one The elephant family is a higher mammal. All are, without exception, herbivores and feed primarily on grass and leaves, but in case of lack of that food, they also eat branches, shrubs, bark and similar food. They have a long trunk with which they defend themselves, feed and drink water.


Ant Sekac

cutting ants (Atta In the rainforests of Central America,cephalotes) cut pieces of leaves and bring it into large underground habitats, where they grow fungi in its parts, which are the primary food of the colony. But in tropical climates, prolonged rains, which sometimes turn into real torrents, are very common.
Researchers conducted testing on one of the huge anthills in Costa Rica. In the first experiment, they placed large boxes soaked in water, full of damp cotton, on the entrances to the entrance. Going to the habitat, the cutting ants felt a humidity similar to that after a long rain. In another experiment, researchers watered plants along the trail to simulate precipitation. Both situations caused the ants to finish their work faster and rush into the anthill. Scientists measured the rate of withdrawal. Sensing moisture, the ants finished their work and withdrew the anthill thirty percent faster than the time they used to return to the habitat at a time when there was no precipitation. Entemologists believe that this is how they try to keep themselves and their load dry for a good reason - the part of the wet leaf that the ant carries is twice as heavy as the dry one. When wet, the load becomes heavy - twice as heavy as the ant itself. Unable to bear it, these insects instinctively return to the nest without the leaves they have collected. However, if, with the first hints of rain, they rush towards the habitat, they can easily bring in dry pieces of collected leaves and thus provide the necessary food for the colony and the queen.


Rhinoceros bugs


These bugs are among the largest in the world and can reach a length of up to 150mm, but they are completely harmless to humans because they can neither bite nor sting. Their common names refer to horns that only males have. They have one horn on the chest and more one standing forward in the center of the chest. The horns are used in fighting during mating as well as for digging. The body of an adult rhinoceros beetle is covered with a thick exoskeleton. A pair of thick wings lie on a group of membrane wings that is below, allowing the rhinoceros beetle to fly even though it is not very effective due to its large size and horns. since they are nocturnal animals they avoid most of their predators during the day.During the day they hide in their hiding places or among the vegetation of several predators that are large enough to eat them.


Dung beetle

The dung beetle, also known as the black round beetle of strong build, feeds on mammal dung and lays eggs in it. They are an important part of the ecosystem because they clean it of waste. Males and females are 1 to 3 centimeters long. Their front legs are adapted for digging. There are many types of dung beetles. They can smell dung from a considerable distance and then they are able to fly several kilometers in one flight. [They are often attracted to lights at night. The ancient Egyptians showed respect for one species of dung beetle - the scarab (Scarabaeus sacer). In the ancient Egyptian religion, the dung rolling of a ball of excrement on the sand was a metaphor for the path of the sun across the sky. What makes them especially different from other insects is the ability of dung beetles to lift a load that is heavier than themselves. An unusual experiment was performed at Queen Mary University in London. A thread with which the vessel was tied was glued to the back of the dung beetle. Water was gradually poured into it until the insect was able to pull it. This experiment determined that the dung beetle is able to tow a load 1,141 times its own weight.


Do you believe that these little insects are the strongest animals in the world? Of course they are.

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As far as land animals go, i would think would be the silverback gorillas. They could shred anything limb from limb. You really need to see one close up to understand just how massive and scary strong they are. As far as ocean dwelling creatures, who know? We dont even know 1% of whats all out there in the ocean. I love animals and i loved this article! :)

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God! I also can't believe these small insects are among the strongest animals in the world. I also think of lion as the strongest animal.

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I don't know which is the strongest, but I always have a lion in my head.

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2 years ago

When I think about which is the strongest animal in the world The first thing we can think of is the one that is really big, like a whale, a giraffe, an elephant, etc.

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