Whether it’s a national landmark seen with our own eyes for the first time or an animal seen only on TV, we’ve all been stunned by the sheer size of something. It’s almost impossible to size something up accurately without first seeing it in person—but these photos make it happen…
Using humans for scale, these 20 photos clear up any misconceptions about just how big some of the world’s animals, landmarks, and items of interest are. Because nothing helps the human eye understand the size of something quite like putting it next to a full-grown human.
There’s nothing quite like a puny human to illustrate how huge something is! What other objects are way bigger than most people think?
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