Sometimes it’s hard to truly comprehend the size of something by only hearing about it or seeing a picture. That is until you put it into perspective by using something else that we believe to be large to measure and compare size. Comparisons help us begin to understand the enormity of the world around us and its inhabitants.

For us humans, we are pretty big in comparison to many things that surround us. However, compared to the world and some of the creatures that live amongst us, we become rather tiny.

Check out these 55 size comparisons that will leave you utterly speechless at how truly large and mighty some creatures, places, and things, whatever they may be, around the world, actually are.