big, tall and fast

MAMMALS come in different forms, from enormous whales to tiny shrews. Here are a few record holders:

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

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