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230 facts tagged with Animal Facts
Rescued Penguin Returns Every Year
In 2011, a penguin covered in oil and starving on a beach near Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, was rescued by a pensioner. Ever since then, Dindim the penguin travels 5,000 miles every year to visit him.
The Real Caterpie
There's a caterpillar that looks like Caterpie from Pokémon.
Penguin Poop Seen From Space
Researchers find new emperor penguin colonies by looking for their poop from a satellite in space.
The Reason Dogs Turn in Circles
Dogs turn in circles before lying down because in the wild this turns long grass into a bed.
There's an island in the Bahamas called Big Major Cay (or Pig Beach), which is only inhabited by swimming pigs.
Mike the Headless Chicken
Mike the Headless Chicken was no different from any other chicken, except that he lived for 18 months after his head had been cut off.
Thumbelina, the smallest horse in the world, is about the size of a dog.
Earthworms Are Tasty
Earthworms are 82% protein, rich in Omega 3, and pair well with cumin and curry. They reportedly taste like bacon.