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Interesting Facts about Animals. Part 1

Animals flooded our planet. They are everywhere: some are in the deepest hollows of the ocean, while others fly over the highest points of the Earth. There are others that have never been on the ground and did not see the sun. And of course some of them live with us  Nature is diverse.

But do we know much about our smaller friends?

What secrets do they have? What interesting facts about animals we did not learn at school? 

So, let’s start! 

A shrimp’s heart is in its head.

A pig can’t look up into the sky.

A horse and a rat can’t vomit.

Most lipstick contains fish scales.

A crocodile cannot chew and can’t even move its tongue.

Ostriches can run faster than horses and can roar like lions.

A sloth takes two weeks to digest its food.

A shark and a ray are the only animals that don’t get cancer.

A skunk can accurately spray their smelly fluid as far as ten feet.

A dog has better eyesight than a human, but not so colorful.

North American oysters make pearls of zero value.

A human birth control pill works on gorilla.

There is a biological reserve for golden toads because they are rare.

The female lion does 90% of the hunting.

The odds of seeing three albino deer at once are 1 in 79 billion.

Cats have scent glands in their faces.

Cats sleep up to 18 hours a day, but they often wake up to check that their environment is still safe.

A beetle tastes like an apple, a wasp like a pine nut, and a worm like fried bacon.

A cockroach can live several weeks without its head.

An elephant is the only one of mammal that can’t jump.

A hedgehog’s heart beats 300 times a minute.

More people are killed from bees than from snakes.

A camel has 3 eyelids for protection from blowing sand.

The placement of a donkey’s eyes helps it to see all four feet at all the time!

Some worms eat themselves when they can’t find food.

A dolphin sleeps with one eye open.

The longest flight of a chicken was 13 seconds.

A slug has 4 noses.

A giraffe cleans its ears with its 21-inch tongue!

An ostrich’s eye is bigger than its own brain.

The catfish has over 27,000 taste buds.

 

 

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