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This is just for fun. Hubs received these in an email from a friend and I thought you all might enjoy it.


1.   This  is a giant leather back sea turtle. They grow up to 7 feet long and 2,000 pounds




2. How many Earths would be able to fit inside the Sun? 1.3 million Earths.




3. Here's an average-sized giant African land snail




4. Eagle talons are enormous!




5. The size of an average blue whale's heart.




6. The Titanic in a comparison with a modern cruise liner.




7. Quetzalcoatlus Northropi - the largest flying animal to ever live




8. A pair of fully-inflated horse lungs.




9. This is how big a moose really is.




11. Nice to meet you!




12. Some road signs really are that huge!




13. Saltwater crocodiles are huge compared to fresh water crocs.





14. The view from Earth if our moon was replaced by Saturn.




15. The true size of Michelangelo's David.




16. The terrifying size of a gorilla's hand.




17. Standing beside a single wind turbine blade.




18.   Comparing a comet to the city of LA.




19.   Here's a giant oceanic manta ray. Scary!




20.   Here's how big the USA is in comparison with the moon.







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1. When I was a kid -- somewhere between 4-10 years old -- my brothers and I were walking down a private beach and found a dead sea turtle. Someone had chopped off its head and paws. It was taller than me, in my memories. My aunt let us climb on it, but I was too scared to. (Ew, ew, ew -- no head or paws. I could get cooties.) My brothers are 1 and 2 years older than I am, and they had to help each other to climb on it. According to my memory, it had to be 6-7 feet tall. (I did not grow up. The world got smaller. 😊)


3. Escargot, everyone? (I do wonder if snail is as good that size as they are escargot size.)


6. We have the S.S. United States docked (rusting away) about 3 miles from us. A ship Mr. and Mrs. John Kennedy traveled on. One of my dreams in life is to have someone reset every single cabin for living conditions. (Electricity, good plumbing, Wifi, no mold or mildew, a nice table, a couple of comfy chairs, and a comfortable bed with clean linens.) Then have all of them vacuumed sealed, until we opened them. There are enough cabins on that ship that we could move to the next one, then the next, and on every week, and I'd never have to do sheets again. It might be smaller, but it's still huge. 


13. My brother raised a caiman. It could stay out in the turtle pen for the summer, but had to come in for the winter. In the basement, it was kept in a galvanized tub that was big enough to bathe a bulldog in. That wouldn't fit in our whole basement. 

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