Thursday, 24 January 2013

Interesting FACTS about ANIMALS

Rats breed so quickly that in just 18 months, 2 rats could have created over 1 million relatives.

A bee must visit 4,000 flowers in order to make one tablespoon of honey.

A honeybee has two stomach's - one for honey, one for food.

A bee can see the colors green, blue and ultra-violet – but red looks like black.

Great white Sharks can go as long as three months without eating.

Mayflies live for a year or more as larvae; but as adults they live for only a few hours.

Killer whales kill sharks by torpedoing up into the shark’s stomach from underneath, causing the shark to explode.

Killer whales are not whales at all, rather a species of dolphin.

Most elephants weigh less than the tongue of a blue whale. 

The heart of a blue whale is the size of a small car.

A cockroach can survive for about a week without its head before dying of starvation.

When a dolphin is sick or injured, its cries of distress summon immediate aid from other dolphins, who try to support it to the surface so that it can breathe.

A dragonfly can spot an insect moving 33feet away.

The heart of a shrimp is located in its head.

A snail can sleep for 3 years.

The oceans contain 99 percent of the living space on the planet.

The fastest bird, the spine-tailed swift, can fly as fast as 106mph.

A cow gives nearly 200,000 glasses of milk in her lifetime.

A newborn kangaroo is about 1 inch in length. It then grows inside its mother’s bag.

Dolphins sleep with one half of the brain at a time, and one eye closed.

The leech has 32 brains.

Camels have three eyelids to protect themselves from the blowing sand.

The average outdoor-only cat has a lifespan of about three years. Indoor-only cats can live sixteen years and longer.

It takes a lobster about seven years to grow to be one pound.

On the average, pigs live for about 15 years.

Sharks are the only animals that never get sick. They are immune to every type of disease including cancer.

Goat’s eyes have rectangular pupils.
The placement of a donkey’s eyes in its head enables it to see all four feet at all times.



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  2. Wow! animals are really interesting, I wish I have a zoo or say two or more pet, this information would have been very exciting to keep.
    Thanks for the blog!


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