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What Horse Is Bigger Than A Clydesdale?

Have you ever heard of Clydesdale? This legendary horse, characterized by its special appearance and personality, is one of the most majestic horses in the world.

With an average height of 64 to 72 inches and the weight of an adult up to over 1,800 pounds, Clydesdale is a symbol in the parade army for the Royal Household Cavalry congress. This horse is also used by the Budweiser beer brand as its representative image.

“How big it is! Such a giant horse!” – You may exclaim, I bet. But wait! Are there any horses bigger than a Clydesdale? Not a tough question as the answer is YES! Don’t believe us? Let’s check them out.

Clydesdale horse

Clydesdale- the representative image of Budweiser

What Horse Is Bigger Than A Clydesdale?

Shire

shire horse

The Shire is considered “ a giant”

“Hey, stop! Is this Clydesdale?”- you may ask. But sorry! No. This horse is the Shire- a Belgian draft horse.  Clydesdale and Shire are two horse breeds native to Europe. They bear a great resemblance, but the difference between them is still recognizable.

What is easily recognized when you first approach this horse is that the Shire has less hair on its legs. In addition, its head is longer and thinner than Clydesdale.

The Shire is considered “ a giant” as the height and weight of the largest Shire ever recorded are 86 inches and 3300 pounds respectively. So impressive, right? But remember don’t call it Clydesdale, Shire may be mad at you!

Gelding

The tallest horse in the world today is Big Jake of the Belgian Gelding breed. This horse is up to 2.1 m high before iron nails and possesses super weight weighing up to 1.1 tons.

Although quite large and even oversized, Big Jake is very gentle and always friendly to curious people who want to approach him. If you have the opportunity, come and visit this special horse! He is waiting to bring you many intriguing experiences.

gelding horse

Big Jake of the Belgian Gelding breed

Percheron

Percheron is a draft horse native to western France. In addition to being famous for his intelligence and willingness to work, this horse is also famous for his “great index” of height and weight. You know why?

Here is the answer: The average Percheron horse is 60 inches to 76 inches high and weighs up to 2,600 pounds. But fear not, they are quite gentle!

Percheron horse

Percheron  is also famous for his “great index” of height and weight

In Conclusion

No need to argue, now you can confidently say a big YES when someone asks you if there’s a horse bigger than a Clydesdale.

The legendary horse Clydesdale is very brave and majestic, but if you want to admire and experience the feeling of sitting on the back of robust horses, there are many bigger horses ready to serve you!

Animals That Live In Extreme Environments

In the world, there are many species of animals that live in extreme environments but must include species living in extreme environments such as deserts, arctic, oceans, …
Here is a list of animals that live in the harshest environments in the world, let us find out.

1. SCORPIONS

SCORPIONS

Scorpions belong to the class of animals shaped like spiders, invertebrates, branching pliers legs.
Scorpions have about 1750 species with 13 families. They are found on all continents with warm, dry climates, except Antarctica and the New Zealand region. In particular, found throughout the California region.

2. SNAKE

SNAKE

Snakes live in many different places from tropical to desert, but it is impossible not to mention rattlesnakes. Their venom can quickly paralyze the nerves of prey animals such as mice, birds, and other small animals, then stop the victim’s heart just a few minutes after being bitten.

3. BEARDED DRAGON

bearded dragon

The bearded dragon is a kind of lizard. Native to Australia, it can be found in nearly every pet store in the US, being one of the most popular reptiles. The natural habitats of bearded dragons include deserts, arid areas, and rocks, dry forests, and bushes. Due to the pet trade, the number of species has decreased, but overall the population in the wild has remained stable. Moreover, they are not on the list of endangered species so it is not too worrying.

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4. HYENAS

HYENAS

Hyenas with two forelegs are longer and stronger than the hind limbs. Teeth strong, capable of tearing very tough meat. Hyenas are considered to be one of the most greedy predators on land, able to kill large animals such as zebras, gazelles, buffalo, and the ability to run fast also allows them to The crane chases even birds at close range. However, hyenas rarely hunt for themselves but mostly follow other predators such as lions, leopards … and steal their food.

5. ANTELOPE

ANTELOPE

An antelope is a group of herbivores belonging to the even-clogs, the Bovidae family that live on continents in Asia, Africa, and North America. Antelope includes non-buffalos, cows, goats, and sheep.

The horned antelope of North America (also known as the American antelope), although colloquially also from the antelope, is not a member of the Bovidae family but belongs to the Antilocapridae family. True antelopes have horns that don’t branch and never fall out, while American antelopes branch and change every year.

6. CAMEL

CAMEL

Camel or Arabian camel (Camelus dromedarius), is a large, even-toed ungulate species native to North Africa and Western Asia, and is the most famous member of the Camel family and is now classified. widely spread throughout Africa.
The gestation period for a single hump camel is approximately 12 months. Usually, they only give birth to one child, and the young suckle for about 18 months. Females usually develop after about 3 to 4 years, males after about 5 to 6 years. The life span in captivity by humans is usually about 25 years, some camels can live up to 50 years.

7. POLAR BEARS

POLAR BEARS

Polar bears are the epitome of the frigid life north of the Earth, but in terms of the evolution of life, it was an animal that appeared quite late. About 50,000 to 100,000 years ago, a bear race to cope with the harsh life took place in the Arctic. In the process, they have undergone many significant changes.

8. PENGUIN

PENGUIN

Penguins are a set of waterless winged birds that are mainly found in the Southern Hemisphere. Antarctica is full of ice and snow, with the lowest average annual temperature on all continents on Earth, but penguins still live and have dozens of different species. They have dense, thick fur to withstand the cold. Volume varies by species, up to a few dozen. They usually live in groups, with thousands of them.

9. SEAL

SEAL

Seals live primarily underwater in the oceans both in the northern and southern hemispheres, focusing on temperate and welding areas. Atrial name due to the common species in the family has no external ears. This family includes about 13 genera with 20 species in 2 subfamilies, 4 tones. They differ from other seal seals in that they have no ears but only bare ears.

10. WHITE WHALE

WHITE WHALE

The whale is the common name for many aquatic animals in the Whale. The term whale sometimes refers to all species in the Whale order but does not include dolphins and mouse dolphins, which belong to the Odontoceti subspecies. It also includes sperm whales, tiger whales, navigator whales, and white whales. Other whale subspecies include Mysticeti. It also includes blue whales, humpback whales, curved head whales, and point whales.

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