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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.
Once the Queen is deemed unfit to serve due to old age or disease, worker bees form a tight cluster around her until she dies from overheating, a process known as "cuddle death."
Hippo Blood Sweat
Hippos secrete a red-pink fluid, dubbed "blood sweat", which acts as a skin moisturizer, water repellent, sunscreen, and antibiotic.
The Angora rabbit is the world's fluffiest bunny, bred for its extremely long wool.
Cats and sleep
On average, cats sleep for 2/3 of their life. This would mean that a 9 year old cat has been asleep for 6 years.