My favorite section of the 'Guinness World Records' book was always the biggest things. I marveled at the Blue Whale, the skyscrapers vying for the world's tallest and trucks with wheels the size of a house.

The most important part, the thing that really makes you say 'wow' is the scale. You can't really appreciate the sheer size of something unless something familiar is placed alongside it for comparison. We here at Bored Panda have compiled a list of things that are even bigger than you probably thought. From wombats to wolves, these 'big' things are actually freaking huge! Scroll down to check them out for yourself, and let us know what you think in the comments!

#1

A Full Grown Wombat

A Full Grown Wombat

wildlifepark Report

Jean van der Merwe
Community Member
2 years ago

This is the cutest, cuddliest giant baby ever!

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#2

Giant Leatherback Sea Turtle

Giant Leatherback Sea Turtle

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Cactuar Jon
Community Member
2 years ago

beautiful animal

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#3

This Is How Big A Billion Is

This Is How Big A Billion Is

Paul_Franz Report

birdhouse
Community Member
2 years ago

Soooo 1 billion seconds is 1 day in work time.

Boudica
Community Member
2 years ago

Yes, and 1 million seconds is how long the weekend feels in comparison! :-)

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Gerry Higgins
Community Member
2 years ago

Now I understand! Dogs live in billions. I'm gone for 8 hours but to the dog I've been gone a year.

Debster
Community Member
2 years ago

Now I'm thinking of billionaires. Mind blown again.

Ishi Ishi
Community Member
2 years ago

Way to go complicating something as simple as x1000 .

Paul O'Connor
Community Member
2 years ago

Saved me from saying it :-D

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Lola
Community Member
2 years ago

Oh my, I am 1 billion seconds and some, years old.

BusLady
Community Member
2 years ago

When I was a kid, the richest people were millionaires. Now they are billionaires.

Suhas SV
Community Member
2 years ago

its 11.5 days and 31.7 years to be more precise.

Pavlina G
Community Member
2 years ago

or it is really 11500 days

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Ingo Zed
Community Member
2 years ago

Or: A man gives his son 1 million dollars and told him to spend 1.000,- every day and to come back, when there is no money left. The son came 3 years later and asked for more. The father gave him now a billion.This time the son came back after 3.000 years...

Carole Dose
Community Member
2 years ago

Puts government spending on a whole different planet, doesn't it!

Oerff On Tour
Community Member
2 years ago

Now try to envision the US national debt...

Jason Moyers
Community Member
2 years ago

If you had $1 billion, you could spend $100,000 every day for 27.4 years before you'd run out of money.

John Myers
Community Member
2 years ago

And that doesn't even factor in the interest income that would accrue in the mean time.

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Chantel Atwell
Community Member
2 years ago

oooooo, I recently turned 1 billion seconds old! :-D What a big birthday! <3

Night Owl
Community Member
2 years ago

You celebrate half birthdays?

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Donna Ciaccio
Community Member
1 year ago

And the USA is over 24 TRILLION dollars in debt? How long is one trillion?

Donna Ciaccio
Community Member
1 year ago

And the USA is over 24 TRILLION dollars in debt? 😨 How long is a trillion, please?

Connie Baker
Community Member
2 years ago

Amazing

Tiina Lehtineva
Community Member
2 years ago

This... this just... yep.

Mark Russell
Community Member
2 years ago

Trillions now! https://www.fastblogit.com/thought/9027

Pavlina G
Community Member
2 years ago

Indeed. Million to billion is 3 orders of magnitude greater. LOL

Your Sanctuary Day Spa
Community Member
2 years ago

I was

Jose Ramon
Community Member
2 years ago

wow!

Pattie Kelly
Community Member
2 years ago

Numbers don' t lie

David KH Wong
Community Member
2 years ago

Ok. You make a million in 11 days regularly. It'll take you 31.5 years to be a billionaire.

Magpie
Community Member
2 years ago

THANK YOU! this is great info

Pavlina G
Community Member
2 years ago

Watch those orders of magnitude

Tracy Peets
Community Member
2 years ago

Wow!

noitall man
Community Member
2 years ago

Even better, a guy with a billion dollars can pay off 7,684 more porn stars than a guy with a million dollars.

April Buchwald
Community Member
2 years ago

Interesting!! That example helps to understand those people reportedly who are billionaires, and how much that really is compared to the poor millionaires. lol

Lacey Heward
Community Member
2 years ago

And people have that much money!

Debster
Community Member
2 years ago

Mind blown

Oscar
Community Member
2 years ago

Yikes!

Heather Johnson
Community Member
2 years ago

This has got me all fucked up.

Pau Cortés
Community Member
2 years ago

It also depends what scale you're using, us Spaniards use the long scale (one billion is a million millions), while English speaking countries in general use the short scale (one billion is a thousand millions). So for me, a billion seconds is 31 thousand years... More at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Long_and_short_scales

Gioele Ferrara
Community Member
2 years ago

i'm not even 1billion years old

Hans
Community Member
2 years ago

Seconds you might mean. ;)

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Peak25500
Community Member
2 years ago

1000 times more...

Grace Smith
Community Member
2 years ago

HILY SHIT

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#4

Giant African Land Snail

Giant African Land Snail

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Hans
Community Member
2 years ago

Looks handsome.

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#5

This Is How Many Earths Would Fit Inside The Sun

This Is How Many Earths Would Fit Inside The Sun

Mike Whitmore ‏ Report

Aaron Kara
Community Member
2 years ago

That's cool af

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#6

Eagle Talon Vs. Human Hand

Eagle Talon Vs. Human Hand

BiAndHappy Report

birdhouse
Community Member
2 years ago

What!

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#7

Size Of A Blue Whale's Heart

Size Of A Blue Whale's Heart

woahdude Report

Hans
Community Member
2 years ago

There was one museum where you could literally walk through it. Impressive!

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#8

Size Comparison: Titanic Vs. Modern Cruise Ship

Size Comparison: Titanic Vs. Modern Cruise Ship

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Jo Smith
Community Member
2 years ago

This is pretty damn surprising, actually. These cruise liners are immense!

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#9

Quetzalcoatlus Northropi Model Next To A 1.8m Man. The Largest Known Flying Animal Ever Exist

Quetzalcoatlus Northropi Model Next To A 1.8m Man. The Largest Known Flying Animal Ever Exist

TortoiseJockey Report

birdhouse
Community Member
2 years ago

Just imagine your poor clean car.

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#10

Fully Inflated Horse Lungs

Fully Inflated Horse Lungs

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Juana
Community Member
2 years ago

I don't think the horse is going to make it

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#11

The Great Pyramid Of Giza Compared To A Human

The Great Pyramid Of Giza Compared To A Human

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Rich Auntie Skeleton
Community Member
2 years ago

They used to be covered in smooth white limestone with a gold cap. Imagine being an ancient and coming across this thing at a time when people had never seen anything really taller than a tree. You'd be amazed. Wow!

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#12

Wolf Size Compared To Coyotes

Wolf Size Compared To Coyotes

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birdhouse
Community Member
2 years ago

The coyotes are like "No way, I'm out!"

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#13

Humback Whale And Diver Shake Hands

Humback Whale And Diver Shake Hands

Masa Ushioda Report

Mother Mary Helen
Community Member
2 years ago

sup bro

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#14

A Moose

A Moose

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Mylah Rose
Community Member
2 years ago

Oh my God that could crush a car just by looking at it

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#15

Salt Water Croc Is An Absolute Unit

Salt Water Croc Is An Absolute Unit

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Hans
Community Member
2 years ago

Food is served in a sealed container today. Open, heat fot 30 seconds, then stirr.

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#16

This Is How Big Some Road Signs Are

This Is How Big Some Road Signs Are

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Lola
Community Member
2 years ago

And to think that I still can’t see them without my glasses :)

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#17

A Bus, For Size

A Bus, For Size

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Nini Meow
Community Member
2 years ago

Seems to be a toy bus

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#18

If The Moon Was Replaced By Saturn

If The Moon Was Replaced By Saturn

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Hans
Community Member
2 years ago

...Earth would crash into it. Yikes!

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#19

Michaelangelo's David

Michaelangelo's David

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Jean van der Merwe
Community Member
2 years ago

I did not know it was so big!

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#20

A Traffic Light

A Traffic Light

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A B C
Community Member
2 years ago

That's actually quite impressive, they look a lot smaller when dangling from their posts

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#21

One Of The Props That Were Used For The Close-Ups In The LOTR Movies

One Of The Props That Were Used For The Close-Ups In The LOTR Movies

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Aaron Kara
Community Member
2 years ago

That would be a pain in the ass to drag across middle earth

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#22

The Largest Tree In The World

The Largest Tree In The World

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Jo Smith
Community Member
2 years ago

So beautiful!

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#23

Gorilla's Hand

Gorilla's Hand

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Mylah Rose
Community Member
2 years ago

That's pretty terrifying

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#24

Wild Boar Skull Compared To Adult Wolf

Wild Boar Skull Compared To Adult Wolf

WisconsinBBO Report

Bunzilla
Community Member
2 years ago

... and now I know why people feared them so much back in the day...

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#25

Wind Turbine Blade

Wind Turbine Blade

Paul Cryan/ U.S. Geological Survey Report

Hans
Community Member
2 years ago

This is small actually. The latest generation for off-shore wind parks will exceed 100 meters blade size (110 yards).

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#26

Yao Ming And Seven Foot Tall Guy

Yao Ming And Seven Foot Tall Guy

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Troux
Community Member
2 years ago

I don't want to brag but I was there. I'm the one standing between them.

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#27

A Comet Compared To The City Of Los Angeles

A Comet Compared To The City Of Los Angeles

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Hans
Community Member
2 years ago

This is a bit arbitrary. Surely, comets are larger than steroids, which are larger than meteorits, but the size stil can vary by many kilometres in diameter.

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#28

Giant Oceanic Manta Ray

Giant Oceanic Manta Ray

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A B C
Community Member
2 years ago

Poor dude :(

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#29

Bear Claws Next To Human Hand

Bear Claws Next To Human Hand

chiefflerpynerps Report

Molly Block
Community Member
2 years ago

I was just reading in a book last night about medicine, and when a scientist from the mid 1800's couldn't get a human foot to dissect, he got a bear's foot and did it instead, since they are so similar. It was someone famous, but now I cannot recall who it was.

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#30

In Case You Wondered, Here's The (Size) Difference Between $10,000 In 1's, And 100's

In Case You Wondered, Here's The (Size) Difference Between $10,000 In 1's, And 100's

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Joe Gray
Community Member
2 years ago

almost like it's 1/100th of the size....

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#31

The United States Compared To The Moon

The United States Compared To The Moon

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Mylah Rose
Community Member
2 years ago

Wow, it fits! Let's move it there and start a new one :D

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#32

The Size Of This 400,000 Volt Underground Cable Compared To My Hand

The Size Of This 400,000 Volt Underground Cable Compared To My Hand

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Molly Block
Community Member
2 years ago

Are these the cables used for Internet? You guys do realize that our entire WWW is connected via the oceans, underground, and NOT by satellites right? You can see the map of the cables that go across the ocean floors.... there are not that many of them. It's amazing!

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