Our planet is full of some of the most amazing creatures and they come in all sorts of sizes, ranging from microscopic to ginormous. We have all seen animals of various sizes in our lives, from the small ants that are often stepped on mistakenly to the majestic elephants that live in the jungles. However, there are some animals which are not so common around the world but are massive in size. Read on to find out all about these giant animals that share the planet with us.

Radical Rodent


The couple in the picture is Richard and Melanie and they are parents to the largest rodent in the world. They live in Texas and their pet rodent is about the same size as an adult dog and he loves swimming in the pool. His name is Gary the Capybara.