Guinness World Records 2014
All-new photography featuring record holders from the new Guinness World Records 2014 book!
The smallest dog living, in terms of height, is a female Chihuahua called Milly, who measured 9.65 cm (3.8 in) tall on 21 February 2013 and is owned by Vanesa Semler of Dorado, Puerto Rico.
The longest metal coil passed through the nose and out of the mouth measured 3.63 m (11 ft 10.91 in) in length and was achieved by Andrew Stanton (USA) on the set of 'Lo Show dei Record' in Rome, Italy.
The smallest roadworthy car measures 63.5 cm (25 in) high, 65.41 cm (2 ft 1.75 in) wide and 126.47 cm (4 ft 1.75 in). It was created by Austin Coulson (USA) and measured in Carrollton, Texas, USA.
The vehicle is licenced to be driven on public roads with a speed limit of 40 km/h (25 mph). The paint work is themed after the P51 Mustang military aircraft and the sides are inscribed with the tail numbers of a ship that the record holder's grandfather served on during WWII. It is often driven during local veterans' military parades.
The longest fur on a cat is 22.87 cm (9.00 in) and belongs to Colonel Meow, owned by Anne Marie Avey (USA), as measured in Seattle, Washington, USA.
Colonel Meow is a Himalayan Persian cross and belongs to Anne Marie Avey (USA). He is two years old and his longest hair can be found on his tail.
The tallest rideable motorcycle measures 5.10 m (16 ft 8.78 in) tall from the ground to the top of the handlebars. It was constructed by Fabio Reggiani (Italy), and the motorcycle was ridden over a 100-m course at Montecchio Emilia, Italy.
The bike measures 10.03 m long and is powered by a 5.7L V8 motor. 280 HP, 3 forward gears plus reverse. It is 2.5 m wide and weighs approx 5,000 kg. The vehicle is on a 6:1 scale to the usual size. The wheels are taken from industrial excavators. Front wheel has a diameter of 2.10 m and a width of 60 cm. Back wheel has a diameter of 2.26 m and a width of 1.00 m.
The most baking trays buckled over the head in one minute by a team of two is 55 and was achieved by Burnaby Q. Orbax and Sweet Pepper Klopek (a.k.a Monsters of Schlock, both Canada) in Niagara, Ontario, Canada.
The fastest crossing of a tightrope by a dog was 18.22 seconds and was achieved by Ozzy (a Border Collie/Kelpie cross) on 1 February 2013 at F.A.I.T.H. Animal Rescue, Norfolk, UK.