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What is the largest animal in the world?

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The biggest animal is the Blue whale. It can weigh an amazing 200 tons.

The longest animal of the world may be the bootlace worm (Lineus longissimus) with a length of 30 or even 60 meters.
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Blue whale

Lion's mane jellyfish is bigger than a blue whale.
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Mottled, blue-gray http://www.answers.com/topic/baleen-whale (Balaenoptera musculus), also called sulfur-bottom whale because of the yellowish http://www.answers.com/topic/diatom on some individuals. The largest of all animals, the blue whale reaches a maximum length of about 100 ft (30 m) and a maximum weight of 150 tons (136,000 kg). It is found alone or in small groups in all oceans. In summer it feeds on http://www.answers.com/topic/krill in polar waters, and in winter it moves toward the equator to breed. It was once the most important of the commercially hunted baleen whales, and its populations were greatly reduced. Listed as an http://www.answers.com/topic/endangered-species, it is now protected.