The history of the Earth has witnessed many gigantic creatures. Ranging from dinosaurs to anacondas, Mother Nature has gifted us with many giant wonders. Here, we bring you 9 such natural things present on Earth which are really massive and you can’t help but feel tiny in front of them.
Rafflesia is the largest flower on the earth. It can grow up to 100 centimeters in radius and is known for its smell of rotten flesh.
Argentavis existed around 5-8 million years ago. The spread of its wings could cover approx. 7 meters and so was the largest bird in the Earth’s history.
3. Sequoia Trees
These are the largest living things on the planet by volume. On an average, a sequoia tree can grow up to 275 feet tall and 26 feet in diameter.
4. The Paradise Cave
The most beautiful and largest cave on the Earth is located in Vietnam. Its biggest chamber is 5 km long, 200 meters high and 150 meters wide.
It is the largest tree grown fruit on the Earth. This massive fruit can reach up to 90 cm in length and 50 cm in diameter.
6. The Humongous Fungus
It is one of the largest living organisms in the world. It can cover up to 8.4 square kilometers but is mostly hidden underground.
The largest snake python can grow up to 7.5 meters long. But, this relative of the boa family, named as Titanoboa can grow up to 13 meters in length. This huge creature existed 58-61 million years ago.
The biggest animals that ever lived on the Earth were Amphicoelias. This breed of dinosaurs lived 45 million years ago. They could grow up to 58 meters in length making the world around look little.
9. Giant Deer
Giant Deer, also known as Irish Elks used to exist 2 million years ago. They became extinct over time as the density of forests increased. Their large antlers made it impossible for them to move around the forests.
These images clearly prove that the earth was once ruled by creatures lot bigger than us. Also check how earth has been changed in last 100 years here.