There are 423 Animal Facts!
201 The sloth (a mammal) moves so slowly that green algae can grow undisturbed on its fur!
202 The quills of a porcupine are soft when they are born.
203 The praying mantis is the only insect that can turn its head!
204 The poison-arrow frog has enough poison to kill about 2,200 people!
205 The placement of a donkey's eyes in its' heads enables it to see all four feet at all times.
206 The penis of a barnacle may reach up to 20 times its body size!Picture
207 The penguin is the only bird who can swim, but not fly!
208 The penguin is the only bird that can swim, but cannot fly.
209 The original name for the butterfly was 'flutterby'!
210 The only food that cockroaches wont eat are Cucumbers!
211 The oldest pig in the world lived to the age of 68.
212 The octopus' testicles are located in its head.
213 The most powerful electric eel is found in the rivers of Brazil, Columbia, Venezuela, and Peru, and produces a shock of 400-650 volts.
214 The male praying mantis cannot copulate while its head is attached to its body. The female initiates sex by ripping the males head off.
215 The male platypus has poisonous spurs on its legs.
216 The male gypsy moth can "smell" the virgin female gypsy moth from 1.8 miles away!
217 The lungfish can live out of water for three years in a state of suspended animation.
218 The lifespan of the common goldfish is over 20 years!Picture
219 The heart of a mouse beats 650 times per minute!
220 The giant squid has the largest eyes in the world.
221 The Giant South African Earthworm can grow up to 22 feet long and 1 inch in thick.
222 The flea can jump 350 times its body length, that is like a human jumping the length of a football field.
223 The first two years of a dog's life are equal to 24 human years.
224 The fingerprints of koala bears are virtually indistinguishable from those of humans, so much so that they could be confused at a crime scene.
225 The female pigeon cannot lay eggs if she is alone. In order for her ovaries to function, she must be able to see another pigeon.
226 The faster a kangaroo hops, the less energy it burns!
227 The energy of a discharge of an electric eel could start 50 cars.
228 The elephant is one of the few mammals that can't jump!
229 The cicada, a fly found in Africa, spends 17 years of its life sleeping; and only two weeks is awake during which mates and then dies.
230 The Chow and the Chinese Shar-Pei are the only dogs that have black tongues.
231 The Blue Whale's tongue weighs more than an adult elephant!
232 The blesbok, a South African antelope, is almost the same color as grapejuice.
233 The blesbok, a South African antelope, is almost the same color as grapejuice!
234 The bagpipe was first made from the liver of a sheep.
235 The average life span of a hermit crab is 75 years!
236 The average housefly weighs 10 to 15 millionths of a pound.
237 The average housefly lives only two weeks.
238 The average city dog lives three years longer than the average country dog.
239 The average 1 1/4 lb. lobster is 7 to 9 years old.
240 The ant can lift things 10 times its own weight.