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Cat's Long Tail, Old Bodybuilder Among New Guinness Records

The world's longest eyelash? Nearly five inches

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    This September 1, 2017, file photo shows a representative from the Guinness Book of World Records at a record attempt for world's largest sand castle in Duisburg, Germany.

    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 centimeters). 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 centimeters).

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    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.