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Have you ever marveled at all the larger-than-life things this world has to offer? When you see a giant cargo ship, try to pick up a jackfruit the size of a toddler, or get up close and personal to a blue whale, its sheer size may humble you.

But, sometimes size can fool you! Without something there for comparison, say, a banana, there’s just no way of knowing how big or small the object really is.

You might be surprised to learn that the statue of David is anything but man-sized, some mining trucks are the size of large houses, and that wild boars are much scarier than the big bad wolf.

In fact, these 35 big wonders will show you why measuring things to scale is everything.