World's tallest man meets the Earth's shortest: Pics
They are miles and worlds apart. Yet, when the world's tallest man meets the shortest one on the planet, curiosity never fails to perk up. We bring you images from Istanbul, where the two shook hands during the launch of a Guinness World Records live roadshow.
The world's tallest man, Sultan Kösen (right) standing at 8 ft 1 in (246.5 cm) poses with shortest man in the world He Pingping standing at 2 ft 5.37 in (74.61 cm) during the launch of the Guinness World Records live roadshow in Istanbul on Thursday. AFP