• Question: Which animal has the biggest brain?

    Asked by Clodagh to Kieran on 7 Nov 2018.
    • Photo: Kieran Meade

      Kieran Meade answered on 7 Nov 2018:


      I think you might be interested in brain science Clodagh? I had to google this one…and I found
      the largest brains are those of sperm whales, weighing about 8 kg (18 lb) whereas an elephant’s brain weighs just over 5 kg – that’s 5 bags of sugar. Human brains are only around 1.5kg!

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