Here’s our list of the top animals facts in the world for everything from speed, to size, most endangered, to the most deadly, and even the funniest animal names on the planet.
Click through on each of the top animal lists below to find the answers to these burning questions!
There are nearly 10,000 different species of bird, but which are the biggest? The heaviest birds are almost all flightless, with much denser bones and bodies. Find out the top 10!
Insects are the most diverse group of animals there is, with an estimated ten quintillion alive at any one time. And some species grow rather large. Find out the top 10 insects, by size!
The the biggest spiders in the world often invoke the most irrational fear amongst us. But which of the 45,000 known species of spider around the world are the largest?
We’ve scoured the scientific literature for the biggest numbers relating to shark vitals, to bring you what we think are the top ten biggest sharks in the oceans today.
Deadly animals inhabit almost every type of environment imaginable. Some of which might surprise you! We research animals responsible for the highest number of deaths it causes per year.
Want to know the fastest animals on earth, on land, in the air, and in the sea? Then look no further, than the complete list of fastest animals.
What animal is the fastest in the air in horizontal wing powered flight? How about when ‘swooping’? Find out the top 10 fastest verified flying speeds from all animals on the planet.
What animal is the fastest on land? Find out the top 10 fastest verified running speeds from all animals on the planet.
It’s surprising just which animals jump the highest. This is because jumping ability isn’t always measured in meters, but rather in height in comparison to one’s body size.
This piece considers the largest flying birds by wingspan, but with a mention of some of the impressive heavyweights, too.
This is a list of the most reliable recorded sizes of various sea invertebrates found so far. These weird and often frightening creatures live among us, and yet represent only a fraction of what’s out there.
What animal is the largest on land? Find out the top 10 largest land animals on the planet by weight.
There are numerous claims about how large snakes can grow, and myth and film frequently depict them as monster-like in length. But what is the biggest snake in the world? Let’s find out!
Have you ever wondered what the longest living animals are? Read about animals that are capable of living for over twice as long as humans!
Wildlife populations have plummeted by 69% since 1970, and more than 41,000 species are under threat of extinction. We pick out 10 of the most endangered animals in the world.
Among the animals that exist on our planet, there exists a special group that possesses a hidden weapon – poison. Find out the most poisonous animals on the planet.
When threatened, some frogs secrete powerful poisons which can cause victims to experience paralysis, discomfort, and even death. Find out the most poisonous frogs in the world.
Which snake species is the most venomous in the world? Find out the most venomous, and the deadliest snakes on the planet.
Across the vast branches of the animal kingdom, slowness has benefitted animals of all kinds. We take a look at some of the most interesting, by type!
Since the true smallest animals would all be relatively similar, and we want to spare you a list of 30 microscopic nematodes, we’ve divided them into categories and picked the smallest of each instead.
Animal research has shown that some animals use tools, comprehend language, solve complex problems and recognise themselves. But which animals are the smartest on the planet?
Strength in the animal world can be manifested in a number of ways, including sheer size, muscular prowess, or bite strength. We explore the toughest in nature!