In what period did the largest known animal ever live?

Jurassic
Triassic
Cretaceous
Quaternary (now)
At 190 tonnes in weight, blue whale is the largest known animal ever to have existed. The tallest and heaviest sauropod known from a complete skeleton weighed 23–37 tonnes. There were much larger sauropod­s, but they are known from only a few bones, and it is unlikely they matched a blue whale.

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Cretaceous
Quaternary (now)
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flagSwitzerland
27%
0%
0%
72%
11
flagthe Netherlands
34%
2%
2%
60%
35
flagthe United Arab Emirates
25%
10%
5%
60%
20
flagSweden
26%
10%
5%
57%
19
flagItaly
35%
7%
3%
53%
28
flagGreece
30%
15%
0%
53%
13
flagAustria
20%
0%
30%
50%
10
flagthe United Kingdom
38%
11%
9%
39%
151
flagthe United States
35%
9%
17%
36%
185
flagGermany
35%
11%
19%
35%
100
flagPoland
41%
11%
14%
32%
6128
flagNorway
62%
6%
0%
31%
16
flagIndia
63%
4%
6%
26%
46
flagFrance
46%
13%
20%
20%
15
flagUkraine
53%
23%
0%
15%
13
flagUnknown
49%
15%
21%
13%
372
flagRussia
61%
5%
22%
11%
18
flagRepublic of Ireland
45%
35%
15%
5%
20

Gender

men29%
women30%
Jurassic
43%
42%
Triassic
11%
13%
Cretaceous
15%
13%
Quaternary (now)
29%
30%

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