Animal Facts

Animal Facts

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8 months ago
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.
8 months ago
The most expensive dog in the world is the Tibetan Mastiff; worth $1.5 million.
8 months ago
There's a lizard known as the 'Jesus Lizard' that can run across water.
8 months ago
Cats recognise the voice of their owner, but never evolved to care.
8 months ago
The male seahorse carries babies and 'gives birth' to them instead of the female.
8 months ago
The ancestor of all domestic cats is the African Wild Cat which still exists today.
8 months ago
15% of snails survive digestion by birds and are found alive in their droppings, potentially leading to the spread of snail populations.
8 months ago
A fall of 30 feet can be survived by most cats.
8 months ago
The Platypus used to be considered a myth like Bigfoot and the Yeti.
8 months ago
Dogs can make about 100 different facial expressions.
8 months ago
Jaguars frequently get high by eating hallucinogenic roots, which also increases their senses for hunting.
8 months ago
A banana slug can be 6-8 inches and their erect penis can be just as long. Also, their penises emerge from their heads. After sex, banana slugs eat each others penises.
9 months ago
A group of ferrets is called a business.
9 months ago
If a vampire bat goes 2 days without drinking blood, they can die. However, well fed female bats will puke up blood and share it with other bats that they like in exchange for grooming.
9 months ago
Once the Queen is deemed unfit to serve due to old age or disease, worker bees cluster tightly around her body until she dies from overheating, a process known as "cuddle death."
9 months ago
Rats 'laugh' when they are tickled.
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