Amazing facts about Animals
1. Do you know that Hummingbirds can fly backwards? Hummingbirds are the only birds that can fly backwards. They fly backwards with their wings beating up to 80 times per second.
2. According to studies, more than 20 vocalizations have been identified, that pigs use to communicate. They communicate constantly with each other.
3. Dwarf Seahorse moves at a speed of 5 feet per hour, making it the slowest moving fish.
5. Giraffes tongues are blue-black in color and they have no vocal cords.
6. You can identify the gender of a turtle, by the noise it makes. Female turtles hiss and male turtles grunt.
7. Beaver teeth never stop growing. If they didn’t maintain them, their teeth would grow into their brain.
8. Are you scared of Bats? Do you know that Bats are the only mammals that can fly?
9. Houseflies life span is short which is 14 days. Houseflies hum in the key of F.
10. French poodles originated in Germany.
11. Squirrels bury nuts and then forget the place where they hid them. Millions of trees are planted in this way only, thanks to those little creatures.
12. If a snail loses a eye, it can grow back a new one.
13. Male ostriches can roar like lions. Ostriches can reach speeds of a horse and can even beat them.
14. Kangaroos can’t hop, if you lift a kangaroo’s tail off the ground. they use their tails for balance.
15. There are around 50,000 spiders per acre in green areas, on an average. So think twice before going out.
16. Tigers have stripes not only on their fur, but even on their skin. These stripes are unique, no two tigers have the same stripes.
17. Fleas can jump up to 200 times their height which is equivalent to a man jumping the Empire State Building.
18. To escape from a crocodile’s jaw, push your thumb into its eyeball. It will let you go.
19. Do you know that cats have 32 muscles in each ear??
20. Elephants are one of the three mammals that undergo menopause, the other two are human females and humpback whales. Elephants can smell water, even three miles away.
21. Have you ever seen Koala bear? Koala bears eats only eucalyptus leaves and nothing else.
22. Ants don’t have lungs and these little creatures never sleep. There are one million ants for every human.
23. Butterflies can only see red, green and yellow color. Butterflies have two compound eyes and these eyes consist of thousands of lenses.
24. Humpback whales are the loudest creatures in the world. They make loudest sound when compared to any living creature.
25. Oysters can change their gender!! They change gender depending on which is best for mating.
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