MAMMALS come in different forms, from enormous whales to tiny shrews. Here are a few record holders:
l The tallest is a giraffe with a height of 5,3m.
l The blue whale is the biggest mammal and also the biggest creature on earth. Blue whales can measure up to 30m long.
l The fastest animal over a short distance is the cheetah - it can run up to 95kmh. -
New Children's Encyclopedia, Dorling Kindersley