The Giant Panda lives in the bamboo forests of China A typical animal eats half the day—a full 12 out of every 24 hours—and relieves itself dozens of times a day. It takes 28 pounds (12.5 kilograms) of bamboo to satisfy a giant panda's daily dietary needs There are only about 1,000 giant pandas left in the wild.
Director: Michael Lehmann. Story Billy Crystal
Coast Redwood -- Second known tallest tree.
Victoria. Located in Mount Worth State Park. A huge Mountain Ash seven metres in circumference and probably more than 300 years old.
Director: George Stevens. Also starred Carroll Baker, Jane Withers & Chill Wills. Plot: Sprawling epic covering the life of a Texas cattle rancher and his family and associates.
Carnivore, Bipedal, stood 5m, length 12.5m. Taller and longer, but slimmer than Tyrannosaurus rex, it lived millions of years earlier and in South America not North America. It had 3 fingers on its hands, not 2 like T.rex. Probably the largest carnivorous dinosaur known so far.
Director: Bernard L. Kowalski. Also starred Michael Emmet, Tyler McVey & George Cisar VeSota. Plot: After local-moonshine swilling trapper Lem Sawyer sees a giant creature, people start disappearing
Guards the gates of Hades. Hercules' final labour was to capture Cerberus, which he did by wrestling it into submission.
“Interviewer: Was there anything unusual about him? Gloria: I should say not. Except, that Dinsdale was convinced that he was being watched by a giant hedgehog whom he referred to as 'Spiny Norman'. “
Frank plays a fighter pilot
(Warner Home Video)Won a Bafta for Best Feature Film. First traditionally-animated feature to have a major character - the title character - who is fully computer-generated.
Roald Dahl is the grandfather of model Sophie Dahl. The book was first published in the USA in 1961 and in the UK in 1967.
Norske Folkeeventyr, 1845
Unconfirmed, from Japan and Thailand
Unconfirmed, from Dem Rep of the Congo
Unconfirmed, South America
(The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe) Turned to stone by the White Witch and restored to life by Aslan.
(The Last Battle) King Tirian sends Roonwit to enlist his help fighting the invading Calormenes.