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“The saguaro (scientific name Carnegiea gigantea) is a large, tree-sized cactus species in the monotypic genus Carnegiea. It is native to the Sonoran Desert in the U.S. state of Arizona, the Mexican state of Sonora, a small part of Baja California in the San Felipe Desert and an extremely small area of California, U.S. The saguaro blossom is the State Wildflower of Arizona”. – Wikipedia

Photo: Daniel Appel (L), a firefighter with Engine 84 from the Lassen National Forest in California and Mike Hallen, (R), Arizona representative of the National Register of Big Trees, measure the circumference of this Saguaro cactus called the "Grand One," in the Tonto National Forest on July 1, 2005 35 miles north of Phoenix, near Carefree, Arizona. The cactus, estimated to be more than 200 years old, measures a circumference of 7 feet, 10 inches (2.4 meters) and stands 46 feet high (14 meters). The cactus was burned in the Cave Creek Complex fire and may not survive. It was once the largest Saguaro in the world, two others have been found recently that have tied it's measurements. The fire has burned more than 214,000 acres of the Sonoran desert. (Photo by Jeff Topping/Getty Images)
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26 Jul 2011 12:27:00
People walk on the “Europabruecke” bridge, the world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge with a length of 494m, after the official inauguration of the construction in Randa, Switzerland, 29 July 2017. (Photo by Valentin Flauraud/EPA)

People walk on the “Europabruecke” bridge, the world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge with a length of 494m, after the official inauguration of the construction in Randa, Switzerland, 29 July 2017. The bridge is situated on the Europaweg that connects the villages of Zermatt and Graechen. (Photo by Valentin Flauraud/EPA)
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30 Jul 2017 05:41:00
Swiss police officers stand beside of mock gates of the NEAT Gotthard Base Tunnel inside the event hall for the upcoming opening ceremony near the town of Erstfeld, Switzerland May 31, 2016. (Photo by Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters)

Swiss police officers stand beside of mock gates of the NEAT Gotthard Base Tunnel inside the event hall for the upcoming opening ceremony near the town of Erstfeld, Switzerland May 31, 2016. The celebrations of the opening of the Gotthard Base Tunnel will start on June 1, 2016. With a length of 57 km (35 miles) crossing the Alps, the Gotthard Base tunnel is the world's longest train tunnel. (Photo by Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters)
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01 Jun 2016 12:14:00
The Longest Mustache In The World

The world's longest moustache (belonging to one Ram Singh Chauhan of Rajasthan, India) measures a staggering 11.5 feet, or nearly 4 metres.
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19 Jun 2013 11:16:00
Ada Wood, 10, perches on one of Castlerigg’s 38 stones during the summer solstice  at Castlerigg stone circle in Cumbria, Britain, on June 21, 2016. (Photo by Christopher Thomond/The Guardian)

Ada Wood, 10, perches on one of Castlerigg’s 38 stones during the summer solstice at Castlerigg stone circle in Cumbria, Britain, on June 21, 2016. (Photo by Christopher Thomond/The Guardian)
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22 Jun 2016 13:23:00
A professional bull rider participates in a bull riding exhibition at the premiere of “The Longest Ride” at the TCL Chinese Theatre on Monday, April 6, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP Photo)

A professional bull rider participates in a bull riding exhibition at the premiere of “The Longest Ride” at the TCL Chinese Theatre on Monday, April 6, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP Photo)
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08 Apr 2015 11:17:00
England's Longest Zip Wire Opens At The Eden Project

Marco Fiera from NoFit State Circus tries out the SkyWire, the new zip wire attraction which opens to the public this week at The Eden Project on July 17, 2012 in St Austell, England. The new 740m zip wire, currently the longest in England, allows the public a bird's eye view of the iconic Rainforest and Mediterranean Biome structures as well as the Cornish attractions outdoor gardens. The Eden Project – which opened in 2001 and has attracted over one million visitors – showcases 100,000 plants from around the world in two giant transparent domes, one of which is the world's largest greenhouse, each recreating different climate conditions. (Photo by Matt Cardy)
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19 Jul 2012 10:00:00
Visitors of the world's longest tree top walk between the trees of the Bavarian forest

Visitors of the world's longest tree top walk between the trees of the Bavarian forest on November 6, 2009 in Neuschoenau, Germany. The path, 1300 meters long and in 8 to 25m height, winds up to an impressive tower with a height of 44 meters. The wooden construction is integrated into the forest and delivers a natural experience. (Photo by Miguel Villagran/Getty Images)
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24 Feb 2012 11:52:00