Fortunately for modern man, all the terrifying giants of the past are prehistoric creatures that disappeared during evolution.
However, their size is simply amazing:
1. Megalodon. Huge shark. The length of the body was about 20 meters. 1 tooth of an adult predator does not fit in a teenager’s hand.
2. Titanoboa. 13 meter snake. The largest snakes these days are almost 2 times smaller in size.
3. Paraceratio. Ancestor of a rhino. Despite the fact that the animal was a herbivore, its appearance could well inspire horror: they reached 5 meters in height.
4. Gigantopithecus. Huge monkeys who preferred to eat bamboo. Their growth reached 4 meters.
5. The absolute record holder is a blue whale, whose dimensions reach 33 meters. However, unfortunately, this species is on the verge of extinction: there are no more than 5,000 individuals worldwide.
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