Things That Are Surprisingly Bigger Than You Thought

‘Big’ is a vague word. Here are a whole load of amazing examples, and with them, I’m going to show you just how ‘big’ they really are.
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Be Amazed at these Things That Are Surprisingly Bigger Than You Thought! Most of us only see photographs of rockets, so it’s difficult to fully appreciate their size without being there in person. Now for an iconic masterpiece: Michelangelo’s statue of David. Have you seen the General Sherman tree? It’s the largest known living single-stem tree. The blue whale is the largest animal known to have ever existed, but have you ever put into perspective just how big it is? And since the blue whale is the largest animal in the world, its body parts should be huge as well, right? Ever wondered how big a comet is? Our Solar System has hundreds of comets, and one of them is Rosetta’s Comet.

Have you gone on a cruise before? While the RMS Titanic is still the most famous ship due to its history and film adaptation, it’s dwarfed by today's vessels. Now for the largest aircraft carrier in the world, the USS Gerald R. Ford, which is nearly 25 meters shorter than the Symphony of the Seas. Now let me introduce you the leatherback turtle; much smaller than a ship, but it’s the largest of all living turtles. The United Arab Emirates is home to some of the most spectacular man-made structures in the world including the Presidential Palace in Abu Dhabi. Have you read The Little Prince? It’s one of the best books of all-time and it mentioned baobab trees. Another plant that deserves a second look is bamboo. Everyone knows crocodiles are mighty predators, but just how big are they? Then there’s the Giant African Land Snail. Wolves look fluffy and obedient like domesticated dogs but their average size is far greater than most dog breeds.