Guinness World Records 2011 In Pictures

The Guinness World Records 2011 book promises to show off mother nature in all her incredible glory, with the World’s Smallest Cow and the Dog with the Longest Tongue taking centre stage.

  • In just 44.49 seconds, a Jack Russell called Anastasia sets the record for the fastest time to pop 100 balloons by a dog in the new Guinness World Records 2011. Photo: Guinness World RecordsIn just 44.49 seconds, a Jack Russell called Anastasia sets the record for the fastest time to pop 100 balloons by a dog in the new Guinness World Records 2011. Photo: Guinness World Records
  • The most balloons inflated by the nose in 3 minutes are 23 and were achieved by Andrew Dahl (USA) on the set of Lo Show dei Record in Rome, Italy, on 18 March 2010. Photo: Guinness World RecordsThe most balloons inflated by the nose in 3 minutes are 23 and were achieved by Andrew Dahl (USA) on the set of Lo Show dei Record in Rome, Italy, on 18 March 2010. Photo: Guinness World Records
  • 44-year-old Stephen Parkes from Nottingham poses with part of his record-breaking collection of Smurf memorabilia of 1,061 items. Photo: Guinness World Records44-year-old Stephen Parkes from Nottingham poses with part of his record-breaking collection of Smurf memorabilia of 1,061 items. Photo: Guinness World Records
  • 11 year old Swallow from Yorkshire has been named the world s smallest cow, measuring just 33 inches. The tiny cow poses alongside Freddie the Bull for the launch of Guinness World Records 2011. Photo: Guinness World Records11 year old Swallow from Yorkshire has been named the world s smallest cow, measuring just 33 inches. The tiny cow poses alongside Freddie the Bull for the launch of Guinness World Records 2011. Photo: Guinness World Records
  • A 24-ft (7.3-m) reticulated python called Fluffy is recognised for being the longest living snake in captivity in the new Guinness World Records 2011. Photo: Guinness World RecordsA 24-ft (7.3-m) reticulated python called Fluffy is recognised for being the longest living snake in captivity in the new Guinness World Records 2011. Photo: Guinness World Records
  • Dr David R. Adamovich (The Great Throwdini, USA) threw 102 14'' throwing knives around his partner, Target Girl Tina Nagy (USA) in 1 minute, in Freeport, New York, USA, on 26 December 2007. Photo: Guinness World RecordsDr David R. Adamovich (The Great Throwdini, USA) threw 102 14'' throwing knives around his partner, Target Girl Tina Nagy (USA) in 1 minute, in Freeport, New York, USA, on 26 December 2007. Photo: Guinness World Records
  • The tallest man living is Sultan Kösen (Turkey, b.10 December 1982) who measured 246.5 cm (8 ft 1 in) in Ankara, Turkey, on 11 February 2009. Photo: Guinness World RecordsThe tallest man living is Sultan Kösen (Turkey, b.10 December 1982) who measured 246.5 cm (8 ft 1 in) in Ankara, Turkey, on 11 February 2009. Photo: Guinness World Records
  • Beer Barrel Saloon - Longest Bar The world's longest permanent continuous bar is the counter in the Beer Barrel Saloon which is 123.7 m 405 ft 10 in long and opened at Put-in-Bay, South Bass Island, Ohio, USA, in 1989. The bar is fitted with 56 beer taps and surrounded by 160 bar stools. Longer temporary bars have been erected, notably for beer festivals. Photo: Guinness World RecordsBeer Barrel Saloon - Longest Bar The world's longest permanent continuous bar is the counter in the Beer Barrel Saloon which is 123.7 m 405 ft 10 in long and opened at Put-in-Bay, South Bass Island, Ohio, USA, in 1989. The bar is fitted with 56 beer taps and surrounded by 160 bar stools. Longer temporary bars have been erected, notably for beer festivals. Photo: Guinness World Records
  • With a tongue measuring 4.5 inches (11.43 cm) long, a Pekingese called Puggy is revealed to have the longest tongue on a dog in the new Guinness World Records 2011, which launches today. Photo: Guinness World RecordsWith a tongue measuring 4.5 inches (11.43 cm) long, a Pekingese called Puggy is revealed to have the longest tongue on a dog in the new Guinness World Records 2011, which launches today. Photo: Guinness World Records
  • Mexicans Victor "Larry" Gomez, Gabriel "Danny" Ramos Gomez, Luisa Lilia De Lira Aceves and Jesus Manuel Fajardo Aceves (pictured above) are four of a family of 19 that span five generations all suffering from the rare condition called Congenital Generalized Hypertrichosis, characterised by excessive facial and torso hair. The women are covered with a light to medium coat of hair while the men of the family have thick hair on approximately 98% of their body apart from their hands and feet. Photo: Guinness World RecordsMexicans Victor "Larry" Gomez, Gabriel "Danny" Ramos Gomez, Luisa Lilia De Lira Aceves and Jesus Manuel Fajardo Aceves (pictured above) are four of a family of 19 that span five generations all suffering from the rare condition called Congenital Generalized Hypertrichosis, characterised by excessive facial and torso hair. The women are covered with a light to medium coat of hair while the men of the family have thick hair on approximately 98% of their body apart from their hands and feet. Photo: Guinness World Records

The Guinness World Records 2011 book promises to show off mother nature in all her incredible glory, with the World’s Smallest Cow and the Dog with the Longest Tongue taking centre stage.

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