Animal Facts

Animal Facts

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Nervous dogs wag their tails to the left, and happy dogs to the right (from the dog’s point of view) – and fellow canines pick up on this lop-sided tail language.
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Crows living in some urban areas drop nuts into traffic to let the passing cars crush them, then they wait for the red lights to stop the traffic so they can grab and eat it.
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Cows as they are today never existed in the wild and were domesticated from aurochs some 10,500 years ago.
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The reindeer is the only mammal that can see UV light.
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There’s a bonobo named Kanzi who has learned to build a campfire and cook his own food.
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George, the world's largest dog, weighed 233 pounds, stood at 43 inches tall from paw to shoulder, and ate 180 pounds of food a month.
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Dolphins can rapidly heal from extreme injuries, such as shark bites, and regenerate their original body shape.
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Baby rabbits are called kittens.
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There’s a rare breed of chicken called Ayam Cemani that’s completely black. They have black plumage, legs, nails, beak, and even black meat, bones, and a black tongue!
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Rex the German Shepherd was a rescue dog with a bad temper. He refused to be fed by humans and would attack strangers, but he’s a changed dog after falling in love with Geraldine the goose!
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Christmas Island has bridges for crabs to stop them getting run over during the mass migration.
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Cats are one of the only animals to domesticate themselves and approach humans on their own terms.
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The head of a jellyfish is called the "Bell."
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The Pistol Shrimp can snap its claws together to create a sound of 218 decibels, louder than as supersonic jet at full speed. It only lasts for 1 millisecond. The snapping action also creates a bubble that is greater than 5000 Kelvin, close to the surface temperature of the sun.
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The most expensive dog in the world is the Tibetan Mastiff; worth $1.5 million.
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There's a lizard known as the 'Jesus Lizard' that can run across water.
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