The largest land animal in the world is the African Elephant. However, it is not the largest land animal ever. In the earth’s 4 billion year history, there have been animals much larger than an African Elephant. The Argentinosaurs is the largest ever land animal ever discovered. It was a dinosaur that lived 97 million years ago in what is now South America. Fossil evidence indicates Argentinosaurs weighed a colossal 88 metric tons. That is more than 30 African Elephants.
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