Every year the Guinness World Records feature plenty of weird and admirable accomplishment – and the 2016 edition is no exception. The latest book will feature the world’s largest carve of a pair of cowboy boots, accomplish in Texas, US, of course, as well as the largest ballpoint pen. Among its pages, you’ll also find the fastest runner of 100 metres in cloggs, also known as Andre Ortolf, from Germany, (he ran it in 16.27 alternative Not to be outdone, the animal kingdom have left their mark, too.

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For detail, there’s Purin, a Beagle from Japan who caught 14 mini soccer balls in one minute using only her paws. And there’s also a steer from Kansas who broke the record for having the widest horns, spread at nearly three metres apart. Or how about the chelonian called Bertie, who broke a record which has stood since 1977 by accomplish a speed of 0.28 metres per second, making it the Usain Bolt of its species. The Guinness World Records have been going since 1955. The 2016 edition will be the 62nd instalment. The Guinness World Records 2016 is out on September 10.

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