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Sunday, June 12, 2011

40 INTERESTING ANIMAL FACTS


. Sharks, like other fish, have their reproductive organs in their chests.
2. Turtles can breathe through their butts.
3. A pig's orgasm lasts for 30 minutes.
4. Hippo milk is pink.
5. A crocodile cannot stick out its tongue.
6. Dogs have four toes on their hind feet, and five on their front feet.
7. Honeybees never sleep.
8. If you keep a goldfish in the dark, it will eventually turn white
9. A slug has four noses.
10. Starfish don't have brains.
11. Termites work 24 hours per day and they do not sleep.
12. A cow produces 200 times more gas a day than a person.
13. Vultures fly without flapping their wings.
14. Turtles can live for more than 100 years.
15. Turkeys can reproduce without having sex.
16. The penguin is the only bird that can swim, but cannot fly.
17. The ant can lift things 10 times its own weight.
18. Spiders have transparent blood.
19. Some lions mate over 50 times a day.
20. Only male fireflies can fly.
21. Iguanas have two penises!
22. Hyenas regularly eat the feces of other animals!
23. Frogs cannot swallow without blinking.
24. Female canaries cannot sing.
25. Elephants are the only animals that can't jump.
26. Dragonflies have six legs but cannot walk!
27. Dolphins sleep with one eye open!
28. Crocodiles swallow stones to help them dive deeper.
29. Cat urine glows under a black light.
30. Butterflies taste with their feet.
31. At birth, a panda bear is smaller than a mouse.
32. At 188 decibels, the whistle of the blue whale is the loudest sound produced by any animal.
33. Ants, like honeybees, don't sleep.
34. Anteaters prefer termites to ants.
35. An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.
36. An albatross can sleep while it flies.
37. A shrimp's heart is in its head.
38. A moth has no stomach.
39. A dragonfly has a lifespan of 24 hours.
40. A cockroach will live nine days without it's head, before it starves to death.
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