Zorba (dog) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsAicama Zorba of La-Susa
|Breed||Old English Mastiff|
|Born||26 September 1981|
|Title||World's Heaviest Dog
World's Longest Dog
|Parents||Stablemate's Bruno of Kisumu (sire)
Gildasan Valintine Daisy Of Aicama (dam)
|Weight||315 pounds (143 kg) in 1987
345 pounds (156.5 kg) in 1989
|Height||37 inches (94 cm) in 1989|
Zorba was bred by Mrs I. Prosser on 26 September 1981 . His sire and dam were Stablemate's Bruno of Kisumu (American import) and Gildasan Valentine Daisy of Aicama. He was owned by Chris Eraclides of London, England.
Zorba initially set the record of heaviest dog in September 1987 at 314 pounds (142 kg).
In November 1989 Zorba was recorded as weighing 330 pounds (149.7 kg). Zorba stood 37 inches (94 cm) at the shoulder and was 8 feet 3 inches (251 cm) from the tip of his nose to the tip of his tail.
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