New Guinness World Records include long-tailed cat, 83-year-old bodybuilder
This undated photo provided by Guinness World Records 2018 shows Cygnus, a Silver Maine Coon cat, of Ferndale, Mich. Cygnus is the record holder for the longest tail on a domestic cat (living) at 44.66 cm (17.58 inches). (Kevin Scott Ramos/Guinness World Records 2018 via AP)
The Associated Press
Published Thursday, September 7, 2017 2:21PM EDT
NEW YORK -- A long-tailed cat, an octogenarian bodybuilder and a five-inch long eyelash are included in the latest edition of Guinness World Records.
The 2018 version of the chronicle of extraordinary feats and features was released Thursday.
The honorees include a cat from Ferndale, Michigan, named Cygnus that boasts a tail that stretches more than 17 inches (46 centimetres). It set the world record for longest tail on a domestic cat.
A Chinese woman has set the record for world's longest eyelash, at nearly five inches (12 centimetres).
An 83-year-old great-grandfather from Los Angeles has been named the world's oldest bodybuilder.
This is the 63rd edition of the Guinness book.