Saturday, November 14, 2020

Dogs Have the Largest Size Differential of Any Species in the World

Unnatural selection at the hand of man has pushed dog size both up and down. The result is that dogs have a potential size differential of 100 to 1; the largest of any species in the world. 

1 comment:

Jennifer said...

I'll buy largest difference in quadraped species, probably vertebrate too. As for fungi, plants, and microbes, I doubt anyone has looked. I wouldn't be surprised to find a dwarf apple or pear was < 1/100 the size of a large standard tree.