Animal Facts

Animal Facts

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    A 4 foot walrus penis bone sold at auction in 2007 for $8,000.
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    Even a small amount of alcohol placed on a scorpion will make it go crazy and sting itself to death.
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    Rattlesnake mating sessions have been known to last more than 22 hours.
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  • 204
    A dork is a whale's penis.
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  • 205
    Most elephants weigh less than a blue whale's tongue.
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  • 206
    Flies are deaf.
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  • 207
    Turtles can breathe through their butts.
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  • 208
    A pig's orgasm lasts for 30 minutes.
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  • 209
    Hippo milk is pink.
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    A crocodile cannot stick out its tongue.
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    The average cat sleeps about 2/3 of the day.
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  • 212
    The smallest known dinosaur is Compsognathus.
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    The Kangaroo Rat can last longer without water than a camel.
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    Dogs have four toes on their hind feet, and five on their front feet.
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  • 215
    On average, there's 300 billion neurons in the octopus brain.
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  • 216
    A cat's jaws cannot move sideways.
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  • 217
    Honeybees never sleep.
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  • 218
    Honey bees fly at 15 miles per hour.
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  • 219
    The average cost of raising a medium-size dog to the age of eleven is $16,400 US Dollars.
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    In Brazil, there's a species of cockroach that eats eyelashes, usually those of young children while they are asleep.
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    Cockroaches can live for 9 days after their head has been cut off.
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  • 222
    The most expensive cow in the world was sold $1.3 million.
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  • 223
    If you keep a goldfish in the dark, it will eventually turn white
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    The katydid bug hears through holes in its hind legs!
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  • 225
    The longest recorded flight of a chicken is 13 seconds!
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  • 226
    The turkey is one of the most famous birds in North America. In fact, Benjamin Franklin wanted to make the wild turkey, not the Bald Eagle, the national bird of the United States!
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    Most domestic turkeys are so heavy they are unable to fly.
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  • 228
    When it comes time to give birth, the female shark loses her appetite so she won't be tempted to eat her own pups.
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  • 229
    Ants began farming about 50 million years before humans thought to raise their own crops.
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  • 230
    A hummingbird weighs less than a penny.
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  • 231
    The animal responsible for the most human deaths worldwide is the mosquito.
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  • 232
    A female ferret will die if it goes into heat and cannot find a mate.
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  • 233
    The ant, when intoxicated, will always fall over to its right side.
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  • 234
    Ants make up 1/10 of the total world animal tissue. The total biomass of all the ants on Earth is about equal to the total biomass of all the people.
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    Certain frogs (like the Wood Frog) can be frozen, thawed, and survive!
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    If NASA sent birds into space they would soon die; they need gravity to swallow.
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  • 237
    Many hamsters only blink one eye at a time.
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  • 238
    The Slave-Maker Ant (Polyergus Rufescens) raids the nests of other ants and steals their pupae. When these new ants hatch,they work as slaves within the colony.
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  • 239
    The abdomen of the ant contains two stomachs. One stomach holds the food for itself and second stomach is for food to be shared with other ants.
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  • 240
    An ant brain has about 250 000 brain cells. A human brain has 10,000 million so a colony of 40,000 ants has collectively the same size brain as a human.
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