The one who always accompany with you guys in the journey of exploring the world So a question has been set, between African forest elephants and a tiny ant, which one is heavier?
99% of us will choose elephants, and assume that this is such a stupid question Because we all believe that hugeness represents strength, but sorry, you guys have all misunderstood it
Because if we compare the strength to the body weight, lots of small animals are stronger than big ones, so which one would have the heaviest weight?
They are strong enough that can carry an amount of a person carrying 6 double-decker buses, there are some that can even carry on an amount that is 1000 times bigger than their body weight.
Here is the list of top 10 strongest animals in the world based on the measurement of strength rather than weight.
Number 10: Grizzly Bear
The Grizzly bear is one among most massive and powerful animal in the world. They found in various inhabitants across Canada and Northwestern United States.
Grizzly bears can reach a maximum height of 2.5 meters and weigh up to 350 kg. They have a big head, 6 inches claws, and muscular hump.
They also have strong teeth and their bite force measure 1200 pounds per square inch. Such a sharp bite could even crush a bowling ball.
Number 9: Eagle
Considering the power to lift the weight, Eagles are strongest birds in the world. Eagles have powerful feet, large hooked beaks, and sharp talons.
It lets them lift off preys that weigh four times their weight. Eagles are known for hunting foxes, deer and wildcats. Eagles are also regarded as a symbol of power, freedom, and victory.
There are 60 different species of eagles in the world. With their strong and broad wings, eagles fly up to a height of 10000-15000 feet.
They can also glide for hours without resting. Unlike other birds, eagles love the storms. They use the power of wind to fly higher.
Number 8: Oxen
Oxen are also known as Bullock in some countries, a larger and stronger breed of cattle. Oxen have been working as a draft animal since 4000 B.C. Oxen are commonly adult males.
They have a body length between 2-2.3 meters and weigh up to 640 kg. Oxen are strong enough to carry a weight up to 800 kg.
Oxen are mainly used for plowing fields and pulling carts. They can carry a heavy load for an extended period than other draft animals.
Oxen are also known for their calm temperament. Oxen are also considered as a symbol of strength, stability, and determination.
Number 7: Tiger
Tigers are strongest and largest member of the cat family. They inhabit in swamps, rainforests and grass lands across Southeast Asia.
There are ten recognized sub species of tiger in the world. Siberian tiger is the largest of the family. An adult Siberian tiger would measure 75-91 inches in length and up to 306 kg in weight.
Tigers have mighty jaws and 30 teeth in total. The upper canines of the tigers reach up to a length of 10 centimeters, designed for tearing flesh. Tigers are fearsome hunters and can carry up to twice of their body weight.
Number 6: African Bush Elephant
African elephants are the largest living land animals in the world. African bush elephant and African forest elephants are two species in the family.
African bush elephants are the largest of all mammals on Earth. They are bigger and stronger than Asian elephants. African bush elephants can be 8-13 feet in height and weigh up to 7 tons.
African bush elephants can lift up to a weight of 9 tons. Their trunk is also very strong. It contains more than 40000 muscles and tendons and can carry 200 kg of weight. African bush elephants also have larger ears than Asian elephants.
Number 5: Gorillas
The most similar to human is this gorilla guy, he is stronger than human a lot Gorillas are the largest primate in the world.
They are known for their remarkable strength. Gorillas can reach 1.75 meters and weigh up to 200 kg. Compared to human beings, the arms of gorillas are very large and strong.
They can carry a weight up to 2 tons that are ten times more than their body weight. If human has the same power as them, it would be so awesome
Number 4: Rhinoceros beetles
By considering the amount of weight can carry by an animal related to its weight, rhinoceros beetles are the second strongest animals on Earth.
They can carry objects that are 850 times heavier than their body weight. It is like a human of average size carry a weight of 65 tons.
Rhinoceros beetles are the largest group of beetles in the world. They can reach up to a length of 6 inches.
Male rhinoceros beetles have two remarkable horns, one on their head and other pointing from their thorax. The horns of this species of beetle look like rhinos.
Number 3: Anaconda
There are four types of Anacondas in the world – green Anaconda, yellow Anaconda, darky-spotted Anaconda and Bolivian Anaconda.
The green anaconda is the largest and heaviest known snake in the world. Green Anacondas can grow more than 30 feet in length and weigh up to 227 kg.
Anacondas belong to the family of non-venomous constrictors. Anacondas coil their heavy-built body around the prey and squeeze it to death.
Then they swallow the dead prey by the whole. The size of prey is not mattered for Anacondas.
They can squeeze even large preys such as wild pigs, jaguars, and caimans. Now, this is the most exciting part of the, decoding the most controversial photo
The photo of an ant pushing hard a giant rock showcases how terrifyingly strong it is, many people don’t believe in this and assume that this is fake. Question: what is its maximum strength? All will be answered.
Number 2: Long leaf cutter ants
The 2.1 cm long leaf cutter ants are one of the most incredibly strong creatures in the world. This small ant can carry the objects that are 50 times heavier than their body weight.
The leafcutter ants can also cover remarkable distances while carrying the weight. They have remarkably powerful jaws to carry large pieces of leaves to their nests.
Even though leafcutter ants are very small in size, they have a great cross sectional area of muscles than larger animals.
Leafcutter ants can also vibrate their jaws at a rate of 1000 times per second. So they can produce an immense force to move large objects.
Number 1: Maybug
The one who is on top of this list will make you surprised, maybe many people don’t know about this guy but it deserves to be known as the strongest animal
After months of grueling tests, a species of horned dung beetle takes the title for world’s strongest insect.
The beetle, called Onthophagus taurus, was found to be able to pull a whopping 1,141 times its own body weight, which is equivalent of a 70 kilogram person lifting six full double-decker buses.
While the study researcher knows of a mite that can take on a hair more, that organism is an arachnid, not an insect.