2013’s Record-Breaking Animals

Animals are astonishing, from the tiniest insects to the largest ocean creatures. The wide world of wildlife is filled to the brim with reasons to be amazed.

The folks at the Guinness Book of World Records are just as fascinated as we are and each year they devote themselves to showcasing record-breaking members of the animal kingdom.

This year they've added some very special creatures to their Hall of Fame for 2013:

We can't forget the all-stars of 2012 either! These animals hold unbroken records from last year: