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  • Plants and warm-blooded animals closer to the equator tend to be darker.
  • Gelatin is derived from collagen, a protein collected from animal skin.
  • 1/3 of pet owners let their animals sleep in bed with them.

  • Dolphins have the longest memory in the animal kingdom.
  • The last animal in the dictionary is the Zyzzyva, a Tropical weevil.
  • Pope Paul VI claimed that animals can go to heaven.
  • Humans have caused 322 animal extinctions over the past 500 years.

  • Calvin Klein's "Obsession for Men" is spread in camera traps because it attracts wild cats and other animals.

  • The Wood frog and other animals have the ability to freeze solid during winter, thaw in the spring and remain perfectly healthy.

  • Heavily hunted animals live in Chernobyl, because it is safer where there are no humans.

  • The Chinese soft shelled turtle is the first animal known to pee via its mouth.
  • 70% of all animals in the jungle rely on figs for their survival.
  • The Deepest Living animal ever found is a "devil worm" living 2.2. miles (3.6 kilometers) below.
  • A "Panther" is not a real animal, it is actually a term used to describe black cougars, jaguars and leopards.

interesting facts  animals

  • Animals react to social pressure much as humans do, a study concluded.
  • Small animals sense time slower than humans.

  • 80% of all animals on earth are insects.
  • Looking at cute animal pictures at work can make you more productive,a study claims.

  • Mosquitoes prefer blood type "0" to any other.
  • Only Female Mosquitoes drink blood. Males are vegetarians.
  • Male seahorses can get pregnant.
  • Koalas sleep up to 20 hours a day.

  • Rabbits often sleep with their eyes open. Sea otters hold hands when they sleep so they don't drift away from each other.

  • A snail can sleep for 3 years. Only one-half of a dolphin's brain goes to sleep at a time.
interesting facts  animals
  • Elephant brains can weigh as much as 5 KG (11 LB), more than the brain of any other land animal. Mouse sperm is larger than elephant sperm.
  • Elephant can detect rain 150 miles away. On one episode of "Price is Right," an elephant was offered as a "bonus prize." The contestant won, insisted
  • on the prize, and a live elephant from Kenya had to be delivered to him.
  • Elephants can differentiate between men and women, and between different ethnicity, when they hear a voice.
  • An elephant can small water 12 miles away.
  • African elephants can distinguish human languages, genders and ages associated with danger.
  • Elephants are pregnant for 2 years. An elephant's pair of tusks may exceed 441 pounds (200kg).
  • An adult elephant requires up to 300 kg of food and 160 liters of water per day.

  • Elephants normally only sleep 2 or 3 hours each day. Elephants are the only mammals, besides humans, to have chins. Elephants are scared of bees.
  • When the "Elephant Whisperer" Lawrence Anthony died, a herd of elephants arrived at his house to mourn him. Edison electrocuted an elephant in the 1903 to prove Tesla's AC current was dangerous. African elephants have the best sense of smell in the animal kingdom.
  • About 100 elephants are being killed every day for their ivory.

  • Elephants can get sunburned so they protect themselves with sand. The largest elephant on record weighed about 24,000 pounds (10.886 kg) with a height of 13 feet (3.96 m). Elephants can hear one another's trumpeting calls up to 5 miles (8 kilometers) away.


  • The strongest creatures on Earth are gonorrhea bacteria. They can pull 100,000 times their own body weight. Some lizards squirt blood out of their eyes as protection against predators.

  • Dolphins sleep with one eye open.
  • The eye of a giant squid can measure the same as volleyball ball.

  • Bees have five eyes.

  • Chameleons can move their eyes in two directions at the same time.

  • Black lemurs are through to be the only primates, besides humans, to have blue eyes.

  • An Ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.

  • Cats can't see directly below their noses. Cats can swallow and digest their food without chewing it. Cat kidneys are so efficient they can rehydrate by drinking seawater.



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