Sunday, January 24, 2021

The Scale of Things

The Scale of Things Photos -



 1.   This is a giant leather back sea turtle.  They grow up to 7 feet long and 2,000 pounds



2. How many Earths would be able to fit inside the Sun?

1.3 million Earths.



3. Here's an average-sized giant African land snail



4. Eagle talons are enormous!


5. The size of an average blue whale's heart.  Note the man standing by the model, upper right.


6. The Titanic in a comparison with a modern cruise liner.

Making 'em a bit larger now but an iceberg will still sink 'em.


7. Quetzalcoatlus Northropi - the largest flying animal to ever live (that we know about).


8. A pair of fully-inflated horse lungs. 



9. This is how big a moose really is. 


11. Nice to meet you!



12. Some road signs really are that huge!



13. Saltwater crocodiles are huge compared to fresh water crocs.


14. The view from Earth if our moon was replaced by Saturn. 


15. The true size of Michelangelo's David. 


16. The terrifying size of a gorilla's hand. 


17. Standing beside a single wind turbine blade. 


18.     Comparing a comet to the city of LA.


19.   Here's a giant oceanic manta ray. Scary!    


20.     Here's how big the USA is in comparison with the moon.







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