• Sharks are immune to cancer!
  • Alligators cannot move backward.
  • A butterfly has 12,000 eyes.
  • Whale milk is 50% fat.
  • In the Caribbean, there are oysters that can climb trees.
  • Starfish have eight eyes – one at the end of each leg.
  • There are almost 60 million dogs in the United States.
  • After eating, a housefly regurgitates its food and then eats it again.
  • The breeding age for male goats is between 8-10 months.
  • French poodles did not originate in France – they came from Germany.
  • Flamingos are pink because shrimp is one of their main sources of food.
  • Baby whales grow to a 1/3 of their mother’s length in the womb.
  • Penguins can jump 6 feet out of the water.
  • Bumblebees have hair on their eyes.
  • Giraffe hearts pump twice as hard as a cow’s to get blood to its brain.
  • Some dogs can smell dead bodies under water!
  • A ducks quack does echo, it’s just almost impossible to hear.
  • More than 45 million turkeys are cooked and eaten in the US at Thanksgiving.
  • Baby whales can gain up to 200 pounds per day.
  • Cat owners are 30% less likely to suffer a heart attack.
  • A cheetahs lifespan is up to 12 years in the wild.
  • Shark corneas are being used in human eye transplants.
  • Dogs are about as smart as a two or three-year-old child.
  • Butterflies have their skeletons on the outside of their bodies, this is known as the exoskeleton.
  • Hippos attract mates by urinating and defecating.
  • Butterflies can only see the colors red, green and yellow.
  • There are roughly twenty-four thousand species of butterflies.
  • Fireflies are also known as lightning bugs.
  • Noctule bats fly before sunset, whereas Pipistrelles appear soon after sunset.
  • Dogs can see better when the light is low.
  • Dumbledore isn’t only the Headmaster of Hogwarts in fact, a Dumbledore is an old English term for a type of bee.
  • Most young fireflies feed on nectar and pollen, although adult fireflies do not need to eat to survive.
  • 79% of pet owners sleep with their pets.
  • Two dogs were among the Titanic survivors.
  • The animal on the Firefox logo is not a fox, but a red panda.
  • A chicken with red earlobes will produce brown eggs, and a chicken with white earlobes will produce white eggs.
  • The average dog can run about 19 mph.
  • The owl has a small brain.
  • Snakes do not blink.
  • A squid’s eye can get as big as a basketball.

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