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The Largest heart among terrestrial animals

  1. Apr 22, 2015 #1
    Which of the following is correct
    1-Elephant has the largest heart among all terrestrial animals.
    2-Giraffe has the largest heart among all terrestrial animals.
    I have read somewhere that elephant has the largest heart among all terrestrial animals.But now I have seen a book where it is written that Giraffe has the largest heart among all terrestrial animals,I am confused I want the correct and reliable answer for my test on "kingdom animalia".
     
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  3. Apr 22, 2015 #2

    Pythagorean

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    I've always heard it was the giraffe, because they have such a long way up the neck to pump blood against gravity.
     
  4. Apr 22, 2015 #3

    Dotini

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    I pity the sauropod!

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