Animal Facts

Animal Facts

There are 503 Animal Facts!

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    If a man could run as fast for his size as an ant can, he could run as fast as a racehorse.
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  • 242
    The average life expectancy of an ant is 45-60 days.
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    Dalmatians are born without spots.
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  • 244
    Snails can live up to 15 years.
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    The world's largest amphibian is the giant salamander. It can grow up to 5 ft. in length.
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    A slug has four noses.
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  • 247
    A duck's quack doesn't echo, and no one knows why.
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  • 248
    Starfish don't have brains.
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  • 249
    Termites work 24 hours per day and they do not sleep.
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    A cow produces 200 times more gas a day than a person.
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    You are more likely to get attacked by a cow than a shark.
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  • 252
    World's heaviest primates: morbidly obese humans. After that: gorillas at 485 lbs.
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  • 253
    Woodpecker scalps, porpoise teeth and giraffe tails have all been used as money.
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    When you correct for weight differences, men are proportionately stronger than horses.
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    When a giraffe's baby is born it falls from a height of six feet, normally without being hurt.
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  • 256
    What you find when you shave the striped fur off of a tiger? Striped skin.
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  • 257
    Vultures fly without flapping their wings.
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    Under extreme stress, some octopuses will eat their own arms.
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  • 259
    Turtles can live for more than 100 years.
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    Turkeys can reproduce without having sex.
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  • 261
    Turkey's often look up at the sky during a rainstorm. Unfortunately some have been known to drown as a result.
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  • 262
    To find out if a watermelon is ripe, knock it, and if it sounds hollow then it is ripe.
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    To escape the grip of a crocodile's jaws, push your thumbs into its eyeballs. It will let you go instantly.
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  • 264
    Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur!
  • 265
    There wasn't a single pony in the Pony Express, just horses!
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    There is a species of clam that can grow up to four feet long and weigh up to 500 pounds.
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    There are some species of snails that are extremely venomous.
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    There are over 58 million dogs in the U.S!
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    There are no penguins in the North Pole.
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    There are no ants in Iceland, Antarctica, and Greenland.
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    There are more than one million animal species on Earth!
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    There are more insects in one square mile of rural land than there are human beings in the world.
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    The world's termites outweigh the world's humans 10 to 1!
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    The world's smallest mammal is the bumblebee bat of Thailand, weighing less than a penny.
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    The Wild Turkey is the only bird with a beard.
  • 276
    The venom of the king cobra is so deadly that just one gram of it can kill 150 people.
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    The venom of a small scorpion is much more toxic than the venom of a large scorpion.
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    The United States has never lost a war when donkeys were used.
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  • 279
    The sting from a killer bee contains less venom than the sting from a regular bee!
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    The starfish is one of the few animals who can turn it's stomach inside-out!