Many animals have various distinct characteristics, but not every species has a large size. Though there is not a possibility of saying which is the largest, here are eleven of the largest animals in the world.
- Sperm Whale
The sperm whale cannot be considered to be a surprise when considering large animals, especially large whales. This giant animal species’ name originates from a chemical wax substance that it contains within its body. This chemical is called spermaceti and is considered one of the most valuable chemicals that is used for various purposes. For centuries, sperm whales were subject to hunting from various whale-hunters and shipmen. This was because of the poaching procedure that these people were pursuing, as apart for medical purposes, its chemical was used for creating candles, soaps and sometimes oils for several machines and engines. This animal is considered to be the smartest of the animals in this list.
It contains the largest brain in proportion to its body, which gives it the ability to protect itself against several predators. It can possibly grow over 22 meters in length and weighs hundreds of tons.