Amazing Animal Facts

All polar bears are left handed.

Ants don’t sleep.

A zebra is white with black stripes.

Snails produce a colourless, sticky discharge that forms a protective carpet under them as they travel along. The discharge is so effective that they can crawl along the edge of a razor without cutting themselves.

A hippopotamus can run faster than a man.

Hummingbirds are the only animal that can fly backwards.

Names of the three wise monkeys are: Mizaru (See no evil), Mikazaru (Hear no evil), and Mazaru (Speak no evil).

On average people fear spiders more than they do death.

Rabbit-in-hutch-007The only 2 animals that can see behind itself without turning it’s head are the rabbit and the parrot.

Did you know that you are more likely to be killed by a champagne cork than by a poisonous spider?

A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out.

The ant can lift 50 times its own weight, can pull 30 times its own weight and always falls over on its right side when intoxicated.

The catfish has over 27,000 taste buds, that makes the catfish rank #1 for animal having the most taste buds.

The flea can jump 350 times its body length, that is like a human jumping the length of a football field.

Butterflies taste with their feet.

Elephants are the only animals that can’t jump. ( thankfully !!)

A cat’s urine glows under a black light.

An ostrich’s eye is bigger than it’s brain.

Cockroaches can change course as many as 25 times in one second, making them the most nimble animals known.

Mosquitoes do not bite. They stab. A mosquito has no jaws, hence when attacking a victim, it pierces it with its long proboscis and sucks the blood up through it’s nasal tube.

Starfishes haven’t got brains.

Ostriches live about 75 years and can reproduce for 50 years.

Some breeds of vultures can fly at altitudes as high as 36,900 feet.

A crocodile can’t move its tongue and cannot chew. Its digestive juices are so strong that it can digest a steel nail.

Camels are called “ships of the desert” because of the way they move, not because of their transport capabilities. A Dromedary camel has one hump and a Bactrian camel two humps. The humps are used as fat storage. Thus, an undernourished camel will not have a hump.


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