From the fastest tortoise to the most flesh tunnels in a face, the contenders for this year's Guinness World Records have been unveiled.
The release of this year's book also features the fastest time to crush three watermelons between the thighs and the world's largest feet.
With pet records being some of the most popular Guinness World Records Editor-in-Chief Craig Glenday says “Guinness World Records titles and readers can’t wait to see all the jaw-dropping new animal exploits year after year.The 2016 edition features an impressive mix of talented household pets and barnyard behemoths from around the world. One of my favorites from this year’s batch is our new fastest tortoise, Bertie. As with all of our records, loads of research, scouting and verification goes into finding these amazing animals and we’re delighted to share them with our readers.”
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“The GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS 2016 book keeps readers up to date and in the know about the best and brightest in science, sports, entertainment, animals, human achievement and more,” says Guinness World Records Editor-in-Chief Craig Glenday. “By providing a mix of the newest, most amazing records and a splash of the classic titles that readers know and love, the 2016 edition is a great cross-section of humanity’s greatest accomplishments.”