Top 10 Strongest Animals In The World

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The animal kingdom is full of amazing feats of nature like the ability to camouflage, fly at great heights and incredible strength is one other such quality. There are few Australian animals that can only be seen in that continent. Also, we have few nocturnal animals that are only active in night.Now let us come to strongest animals and as this list proves, is not related to the size of the animal but rather the kind of activities it can do as compared to its size. Here is a list of the ten strongest animals in the world.

Strongest Animals In The World

1. Dung Beetle

This animal may seem like an unlikely contender for the top spot on this list of the strongest animals in the world but it is miraculously strong as compared to its size. It is only half an inch long (about 1.5 cms) but can lift weights that are more than one thousand times its body weight. This strength is used to carry balls of dung. Because male dung beetles battle each other with their horns, they develop this kind of strength. There are three types of dung beetles – dwellers who live in dung balls, rollers who roll the dung into balls and push them to their nests and tunnelers who take the dung balls back to their underground tunnels. You can also read about most dangerous amazon rainforest animals.

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2. Rhinoceros Beetle

The second strongest animal in the world is also an insect and a beetle. This spot is occupied by the Rhino beetle, so named because of the two large horns on the thorax and head of the male. They are the largest beetles in the world and can be as large as 6 inches. They can carry weights 850 times more than their body weight which is equal to a human being carrying 65 tons. The horns are used to attract mates, fight other males and to clear any debris that may lie in the way of the beetle.

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3. Leaf Cutter Ant

Miraculously, the third strongest animal in the world is also an animal, but not a beetle. The leaf cutter ant also called Parasol Ant is named after the way it cuts leaves and carries them to its nest. This tiny ant is just over one centimeter in length and can carry around a weight 50 times its own. Not just this, it can also walk long distances carrying this weight. This ant moves its jaws one thousand times in a second and has very powerful jaw muscles. Nests of leaf cutter ants are seen as a threat to farmlands because collectively, they can cut the leaves of thousands of crops in a very short time, destroying the yield. You can also read about non-venomous snakes in the world.

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4. Elephant

Elephants are the largest land mammals that are still living and the African Elephant is the largest species of elephant, slightly larger and heavier than the Asian Elephant. African Elephants can weigh up to 7 tons and can be more than 12 feet in height. They can also lift weights more than their own. Both male and female African Elephants have tusks that can also be as long as 2.5 meters. The trunks of elephants are very sensitive because they have 4000 muscles in them. Elephants use these trunks to defend themselves, forage for food, carry weights and fight other males. This makes them one of the strongest animals in the World. You can also read about few strange animals found only in Africa.

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5. Gorilla

Another familiar animal on this list is the largest living primate which can weigh up to 200 kilos and have a height of over 1.7 meters. Gorillas have very large and long arms that they use to carry objects 10 times heavier than their body weight. They use their arms to balance themselves while walking by using their knuckles. They also use their arms to fight other males, defend from predators or protect their tribe from invaders. It is estimated that a full grown Gorilla possesses 20 times the strength of a full grown human. We have also covered most dangerous animals in the world.

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6. Tiger

After the largest primate, the next strongest animal in the world is the largest cat – the tiger. This majestic animal can weigh more than 300 kilos and has strong legs and jaws. Of the 10 known subspecies of the tiger, the Siberian Tiger is the largest though the population is declining rapidly. Tigers are expert hunters and use the muscles in their legs to chase and pounce on prey while the long canines and strong jaw is used to suffocate and kill the prey. They are solitary hunters and can kill animals larger than them including wild oxen, large antelopes and sometimes bears. Males battle each other for females and most tigers fight each other for territorial disputes. They belong to the family of cats, here we have listed largest cat breeds in the world.

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7. Ox

Oxen are the only domestic animals to make it to the list of the strongest animal in the world. They have been used as draft animals to carry weights since 4000 BC and can carry heavy weights for a long period of time. They weigh a maximum of 640 kilos but can carry as much as 800 kilos over long distances. Though they are not as fast as horses, they have far more endurance and a very useful farm and transport animals. Oxen are very calm animals and obey commands without hesitation. You can also read about few color changing animals in the world.

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8. Grizzly Bear

Grizzly bears are only found in North America and are known to be fierce animals very protective of their territory and young ones. They can weigh up to 350 kilos and have a height of 2.5 meters with males being larger than females. They have very powerful legs with sharp 6 inch long claws. Their jaws can also bite with a force of 1200 pounds per square inch, which is enough to crush a bowling ball, and the skull of their prey. They have an irritable temperament and are frequently known to attack humans whom they see as a threat.  They are also listed in apex predators in the world.

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9. Anaconda

The only reptile to have made it to the list of ten strongest animals in the world, this snake is not poisonous but has very strong body muscles. There are four known types of anacondas, of which the Green anaconda is the largest. Contrary to popular belief, anacondas are not poisonous but they can bite the prey with great force. They first strike at the prey with great force and speed and then suffocate it by tightly coiling their bodies around it. This is the reason they fall under the category of constrictor snakes. They can kill prey much larger than their own size including wild pigs, Caimans and jaguars.

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10. Eagle

This is the only bird on the list of the strongest animals and is considered to be one of the strongest because of its incredible ability to life heavy prey about four times its own weight. They also hunt large animals like foxes and wild cats as well as the young ones of almost all animals. They also fly at great heights and glide for long periods using wind currents. This is possible because of their strong wing muscles. They also have excellent vision, strong and sharp talons and can dive at amazing speeds to catch the prey by surprise. Along with humans, there are many intelligent animals which can use there mind in a proper format.  Here are few smartest animals in the world.

Strongest Animals

This surprising list of the strongest animals in the world proves that one does not have to be large to be strong. Tiny animals like beetles and ants can demonstrate incredible feats of strength by lifting weights many hundreds of times their own weight. Have you seen any of these strongest animals in the world? The next time you see an ant or a beetle, be sure to think about this list.

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