Wild Things

Wild Things

Guinness World Records: Wild Things takes you on a superlative safari around the globe, revealing the best of the beasts! Meet the natural world's largest, smallest, fastest, deadliest – and just plain oddest – creatures and find out what records they hold. Also get to know some of the biggest stars in wildlife conservation, including Sir David Attenborough, Jane Goodall, Steve Backshall, and Bindi and Robert Irwin. Get ready, as things are about to get wild…

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Watch creepy crawlies come to life!

From venomous centipedes to exotic praying mantises, see five record-breaking bugs emerge out of the pages of Wild Things. Just watch out for that scorpion’s sting…

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Africa

Africa

Teeming with fish, reptiles, birds and mammals, the world’s second–largest continent arguably boasts the lion’s share of animal records...

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Antarctica

Antarctica

This frozen land has barely any vegetation and the coldest temperatures on Earth (-89.2C; -128.6F). It's hard to imagine anything surviving here but a few hardy animals have found a way...

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Asia

Asia

Comprising about 30% of all land on Earth, it's little wonder that the planet's largest continent is brimming with life...

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Australasia

Australasia

Having been isolated for millions of years, the smallest continent has more than its fair share of unusual creatures!

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Europe

Europe

From the frozen north to the balmy Mediterranean Sea, a bounty of wildlife calls this continent home.

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North America

North America

North America has everything from snow-capped mountains to scorching-hot deserts. Its animal life is just as varied...

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South America

South America

Some of this vast continent's desert habitats haven't seen rain for 400 years, but - just like its rainforests and tropical glaciers - they still teem with wildlife.

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Parrot test

How to make a balloon parrot

Want to have a go at creating your own inflatable Polly? Find out how by downloading the instructions from the man behind the Largest balloon zoo. Or watch the video guide with balloon artist and magician “Magic Frostie”!

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