Saturday, August 13

animals facts


nteresting animal facts .

In just about every species of mammal, the female lives longer than the male.

crocodile cannot stick out its tongue.

Sharks, like other fish, have their reproductive organs in their chests.

Cats and dogs can hear ultrasound.

The costliest cat ever is named Little Nicky, who cost his owner $50,000. He is a clone of an older cat.

One reason that kittens sleep so much is because a growth hormone is released only during sleep.

It is physically impossible for pigs to look up into the sky.

Sheep can survive for up to two weeks buried in snow drifts.

Flies are deaf.

Hippo milk is pink.

Honeybees never sleep.

The animal responsible for the most human deaths worldwide is the mosquito.

Certain frogs can be frozen solid, then thawed, and survive.

You are more likely to get attacked by a cow than a shark

There are some species of snails that are extremely venomous.

 There are over 58 million dogs in the U.S!

There are no ants in Iceland, Antarctica, and Greenland.

The sting from a killer bee contains less venom than the sting from a regular bee!

The starfish is one of the few animals who can turn it's stomach inside-out!

The quills of a porcupine are soft when they are born.

The wolf primarily travels at a 5 mile per hour trot.

The placement of a donkey's eyes in its' heads enables it to see all four feet at all times.

The Blue Whale's tongue weighs more than an adult elephant!

Termites eat wood twice as fast when listening to heavy metal music.

Some species of fish have voices!

Porcupines float in water!

On some Caribbean islands, the oysters can climb trees.

If necessary, wolves will attack other wolf intruders to protect their territory

A wolf may spend as much as a third of its time on the move