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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flagthe United Arab Emirates
29%
5%
5%
58%
17
flagGreece
25%
16%
0%
58%
12
flagItaly
37%
3%
3%
55%
27
flagthe Netherlands
42%
3%
3%
50%
26
flagthe United States
35%
9%
16%
37%
174
flagthe United Kingdom
40%
12%
9%
37%
140
flagGermany
37%
11%
17%
33%
87
flagPoland
42%
11%
14%
31%
5613
flagNorway
62%
6%
0%
31%
16
flagIndia
67%
2%
5%
25%
40
flagFrance
46%
13%
20%
20%
15
flagUnknown
50%
16%
21%
12%
344
flagUkraine
63%
18%
0%
9%
11
flagRussia
50%
8%
33%
8%
12
flagRepublic of Ireland
50%
27%
16%
5%
18

Gender

men28%
women29%
Jurassic
43%
43%
Triassic
11%
13%
Cretaceous
16%
13%
Quaternary (now)
28%
29%

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