Loudest animals around the world

Posted: January 31, 2014 in Loudest animals around the world
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Howler Monkey


The loudest land animal is the Howler monkey whose deep growls can travel up to 3 miles in the forest.

Blue Whale


At 188 decibels, the Blue whale is the loudest mammal of all with its deep sound traveling hundreds of miles across the deep oceans.

Oil Bird


The Oilbird (oil bird) is the loudest bird with it’s high pitched clicking sounds.



Some cicadas produce sounds up to 120 dB  among the loudest of all insect-produced sounds. This is notable because the song is loud enough to cause permanent hearing loss in humans should the cicada sing just outside the listener’s ear.

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