Top 10 Strongest Animals In The World

6. Tiger

Tigers are strongest and largest member of cat family. They inhabit in swamps, rainforests and grass lands across Southeast Asia. There are ten 10 recognized sub species of tiger in the world. Siberian tiger is the largest among the family. An adult Siberian tiger would measure 75-91 inches in length and up to 306 kg in weight.

Tigers have extremely powerful jaws and 30 teeth in total. The upper canines of the tigers reach up to a length of 10 centimeters, designed for tearing flesh. Tigers are fearsome hunters and can carry up to twice of their body weight. Tigers become vicious fighters by standing on their hind legs. By considering the size and strength they can even defeat lions.

 

5. Gorilla

Gorillas are largest primate in the world. They are known for their phenomenal strength. Gorillas can reach 1.75 meters and weigh up to 200 kg. Compared to human brings, the arms of gorillas are very large and strong. They can carry a weight up to 2 tons that is 10 times more than their own body weight.

The arm span of adult male gorilla’s measure between 2.2 – 2.6 meters. Gorillas follow knuckle walking, to balance their weight. They can also walk bipedally but not for a long time. Gorillas can also swing from one branch to another using one arm or two. Climbing and knuckle walking make their arms stronger. In fact an adult male gorilla is 15-20 times stronger than a human.

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