Top five animal record breakers

  • 13 November 2015

Otto the bulldog just became a world record breaker after skateboarding through a human tunnel.

But he's the latest in a long line of amazing animal record breakers - Newsround's got your top five.

1. Jiff, the fastest dog on two paws

Media playback is unsupported on your device
Have a look at Jiff in action on two paws.

Jiff smashed the world record for being the fastest dog on two paws.

He took just under 8 seconds to cover five metres on his front paws and was even quicker on his hinds legs, completing the same distance in less than 7 seconds.

2. Chris, the woolliest sheep

Image copyright RSPCA
Image caption Shearers took more than 40kg of wool from Chris.

Chris the sheep set a Guinness World Record for having the most wool shaved in a single sitting.

Chris' coat was dangerously big and he needed a life-saving shave.

Image copyright RSPCA
Image caption Chris has now moved to a new home on a farm.

Five shearers volunteered to help and together the team removed 41.1 kilograms of wool.

Chris is now well and has found a new home on a farm.

3. Norman, the speediest dog on a scooter

Media playback is unsupported on your device
A French sheepdog called Norman has become the fastest canine to travel 30 metres on a scooter.

A French sheepdog called Norman became the fastest canine to travel 30 metres on a scooter.

The three-year-old covered the distance in twenty one seconds - nine seconds under the previous world record.

4. Colonel Meow, the furriest cat

Image copyright Guinness World Records/PA
Image caption Colonel Meow stands proudly with his World Record certificate.

This hairy cat called Colonel Meow broke the record for having the longest fur.

The Colonel is a Himalayan-Persian cross and at its longest his fur reaches 22.97cm (that's nearly the length of a school ruler).

5. World's fastest cow poo

Image copyright Reading buses
Image caption Lots of cow poo helped make this land speed record possible.

They're not strictly animal record breakers, but this record wouldn't have been possible without cows and their poo!

This bus powered by cow poo set a new land speed record for a bus after reaching speeds of almost 77mph.

More on this story