Random and Amazing Facts About Animals

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Here are some amazing facts about animals

A newborn Chinese water deer is so small it can almost be held in the palm of the hand.

Koala fingerprints are so close to humans’ that they could taint crime scenes.

Narwhal tusks are really an “inside out” tooth.

The world’s oldest known breed of domesticated dog dates back to 329 BC.

Puffins use twigs to scratch their bodies.

Cows have best friends.

Gentoo penguins propose to their lifemates with a pebble.

Macaques in Japan use coins to buy vending machine snacks.

In China, killing a Panda is punishable by death.

Nearly three percent of the ice in Antarctic glaciers is penguin urine.

Bats always turn left when leaving a cave.

Kangaroos can’t fart.

A herd of sixty cows is capable of producing a ton of milk in less than a day.

The dumbest dog in the world is the Afghan hounds.

A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.

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Sea otters hold hands when they sleep to keep from drifting apart.

Sweden has a rabbit show-jumping competition called Kaninhoppning.

Squirrels plant thousands of new trees each year by merely forgetting where they put their acorns.

When playing with female puppies, male puppies will often let them win, even if they have a physical advantage.

The peacock mantis shrimp can throw a punch at 50 MPH, accelerating faster than a .22 caliber bullet.

The kangaroo’s ancestors lived in trees. Today there are eight different kinds of tree kangaroos.

Most elephants weigh less than the tongue of a blue whale.

The flea can jump up to 200 times its own height. This is equal to a man jumping the Empire State Building in New York.

There’s a kind of ant that only lives in a small area of Manhattan.

Cows painted with zebra-like stripes can avoid being bitten by flies.

Sperm whales in the Caribbean have an accent.

Some sharks glow in the dark.

Puffins mate for life. They make their homes on cliff sides and set aside room for their toilet.

A study measuring the effects of music found that cows produce more milk when listening to soothing music. They produce the most when listening to R.E.M’s “Everybody Hurts.”

Oysters can change gender depending on which is best for mating.

Japanese Macaques make snowballs for fun.

A snail can sleep for three years.

Elephants are the only animal that can’t jump

It is possible to hypnotize a frog by placing it on its back and gently stroking its stomach.

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Turtles, water snakes, crocodiles, alligators, dolphins, whales, and other water going creatures will drown if kept underwater too long.

A cat version of the corgi exits: the munchkin cat.

Seahorses mate for life, and when they travel, they hold each others’ tails.

Before chicks hatch, they can communicate with each other and their mother through a system of sounds.

An ostrich’s eye is bigger than its brain.

Around 50 percent of orangutans have fractured bones, due to falling out of trees on a regular basis.

Dogs’ nose prints are as unique as human fingerprints and can be used to identify them.

The leg bones of a bat are so thin that out of the 1,200 species of bats, only 2 can walk on ground. These are the Vampire bat and the Burrowing bat.

For every human in the world there are one million ants.

A single elephant tooth can weigh as much as 9 pounds.

Just one cow gives off enough harmful methane gas in a single day to fill around 400 liter bottles

Ghost crabs growl using teeth in their stomachs.

Female lions do 90 percent of the hunting

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