Animal Facts

Animal Facts

There are 503 Animal Facts!

12 days ago
When Koko, the gorilla famous for knowing sign language, was asked where gorillas go after death, she responded by signing “Comfortable hole, bye.”
15 days ago
It has been estimated that a bite from a grizzly bear can crush a bowling ball.
16 days ago
The Tree Lobster, once thought to be extinct, is an insect that can grow to the size of a human hand, and it can only be found on a small island of rock that is Ball's Pyramid, Australia.
29 days ago
When Washoe, the first chimp to use sign language, was told that her caretaker's baby had died, she signed "CRY."
1 month ago
Elephants are among the most emotional creatures in the world - they have even been known to rescue other animals, such as trapped dogs.
1 month ago
Whales and dolphins can't taste anything other than salt.
1 month ago
Some farmers in Kenya are using elephants' natural fear of bees and building "beehive fences" that keep wild elephants from trampling the crops. It keeps the farms safe, and prevents farmers from having to kill elephants to defend their livelihood!
1 month ago
In 2011, a male tiger in India adopted a litter of orphaned cubs, taking on the role of ‘mother’. Wildlife officials say such behavior had never been observed before.
1 month ago
Ralph, the world's largest bunny, weighs 55 pounds and eats $90 worth of food a week.
2 months ago
There is a sea snail that wears a suit of iron plated armor. It is the only known animal to use iron sulphide as skeletal material.
2 months ago
Female kangaroos have three vaginas.
2 months ago
Cymothoa exigua is a type of parasite that enters through fish's gills, eats their tongue, and then replaces it.
2 months ago
When a drone bee mates with a queen, its ejaculation is so powerful that it can even be heard by the human ear.
2 months ago
Giant Anteaters' front legs look like a panda. (See Picture)
2 months ago
It takes at least eight bees all their life to make one single teaspoonful of honey.
2 months ago
Travis was a chimpanzee who socialized with humans since birth. He could log onto a computer to look at pictures, watch TV using a remote control, brush his teeth, feed hay to his owner's horses, water plants, and learned the schedule of passing ice cream trucks.
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