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Amazing Animal Facts

Amazing Animal FactsFun realities about animals and other creatures that the children will love. Children love animals and they tend to recollect and remember facts about animals, if presented to them in a fun manner. Youngsters will love these fun trivia about creepy crawlies, animals, and winged creatures. If these facts are presented to them in this way, they stimulate and fortify the kids’ minds and leave an effect on their psyche as well. The facts on animals displayed here are one of a kind and even kids will have the capacity to effectively remember them.

  • Giraffes have dark tongues.
  • Fish have gel slime that ooze from their bodies and which shields them from parasites.
  • The cow has a four-chambered stomach.
  • The kangaroos conserve energy by hopping faster.
  • An Okapi's tongue can develop to be 17 inches in length.
  • An owl's eyes are greater than its cerebrum, in other words its brain!
  • The flying fox of Africa has a wingspan of fifty inches!
  • Ostriches stick their heads in the sand in search for water.
  • A fully-grown eagle can slaughter a buck or young deer and take off with it.
  • Bees or honeybees to be precise have hair on their eyes.
  • The house-cat can make more than 100 vocal sounds, while mutts or housedogs can just make 10.
  • A duck's quack has no reverberation or echo.
  • Some breeds of frogs even if frozen for a long time, can be thawed and continue to live.
  • A feline or the house-cat has 32 muscles in every ear.
  • The only bird that can fly backwards or stay afloat in air in one place is the Hummingbird.
  • Texas horned frogs can shoot blood out of the sides of their eyes.
  • Starfish have eight eyes; each one being located at the end of every leg.
  • Alligators cannot move or walk backward.
  • A starfish does not have a cerebrum or brain.
  • Flamingos are only able to eat when their heads are upside down.
  • Camels have three sets of eyelids.
  • The giant squid's eyes are larger than supper plates.
  • A rabbit's teeth never stop developing.
  • You can lead a cow up a stairwell; however, not down a stairwell.
  • An ostrich's eye is greater than its cerebrum or brain.
  • A kangaroo can bounce over 45 feet!
  • Dogs or canines sweat through their tongues.
  • The flying fox is a bat with a wing that spans over five feet.
  • Squirrels cannot recall where they conceal a large portion of their nuts.
  • Bats unvaryingly turn left when they leave their caverns.
  • Young robins (birds) eat approximately 14 feet of earthworms or night crawlers regularly.
  • Some wild tigers can eat up to 40 pounds of meat at once, and not eat again for a few days.
  • A giraffe's tongue can measure up to a length of average 21 inches.
  • The blue whale is the biggest creature that ever lived (it could achieve 100 feet long and weight up to 150 tons!)
  • The first animal that was sent up to space was a mutt named Laika, in a spaceship called Muttnik.
  • An ostrich's egg on an average weighs about three and a half pounds.
  • Octopuses have three hearts.
  • The smallest frog is under 3/8 of an inch long.
  • The tiniest house-cat is a feline named Singapuras and weighs just 4 pounds.
  • The stegosaurus had a brain the width of a walnut!
  • A peregrine bird of prey can achieve velocities of up to 200 miles per hour.
  • Female lions do 90 percent of the chasing and hunting.
  • Most hamsters flicker one eye at once.
  • Dragonflies can fly up to speeds of over 50 miles per hour.
  • Dogs or mutts cannot see hues. They are partially color-blind.
  • A skunk can spray its stench to up to twelve feet.
  • Tigers have striped skin, not striped hide.
  • A duck has three eyelids.
  • There have been instances where a goldfish has lived for over 40 years.
  • A hummingbird weighs not as much as a penny!
  • The only mammal or warm-blooded animal that cannot jump is the elephant.
  • The Artic tern covers or flies an average of 22,000 miles each year!

We are certain that your children will appreciate these fun facts about animals. More bizarre and fun facts coming your ways soon.

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