The 20 Largest Animals in the World


1 African Giant Snail
Gather ’round young and old, but don’t get too close as we present to you 20 freaks of the animal kingdom. Everyone knows that whales and elephants are large, but what about starfish? We’ve got rodents of unusual size and dogs so large they could swallow a man whole. Feast your eyes on these 20 beasts that have defied nature.

Africa does things big and this snail is no exception. Found in parts of East Africa, it can reach up to 8 inches in length.