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1.)Gorillas can catch human colds and illnesses.

2.)A newborn Chinese Water deer is so small it can almost be held in the palm of the hand.

3.)Ostriches can run faster than horses, and the males can roar like lions.

4.)A lion in the wild usually makes no more than twenty kills in a year.

 

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1) Goldfish cycle genders throughout life! I just ruined Nemo for everyone.

 

2) Ostriches don't bury their heads in the sand, that's a myth. They are actually very aggressive and will bite and claw you to death if they are threatened.

 

3) 99% of animals and organisms that have ever existed... are extinct.

 

4) Wolves hunt in packs, lions live in prides, and geese fly in gaggles. xd.png gaggles..

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Dung beetles navigate using the Milky Way.

When whales sleep they only rest half of their brain at a time so they won't drown.

Dogs can sweat, but only through their feet.

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Raccoons occasionally wash their food before eating.

Leeches have 300 teeth.

Dachshunds hunt badgers.

African Wild Dogs take care of their elderly.

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Tigers not only have stripes on their fur, they also have them on their skin. No two tigers ever have the same stripes.

 

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1) Ostriches can run faster than horses, and the male ostriches can roar like lions. blink.gif

2) Kangaroos use their tails for balance, so if you lift a kangaroo’s tail off the ground, it can’t hop.

3) A cat has 32 muscles in each ear. All the better for them to eavesdrop on your conversations and plot your demise... biggrin.gif

4) Beware an ant uprising! There are one million ants for every human in the world. These resilient creatures also never sleep and do not have lungs. blink.gif

5) Hummingbirds are the only birds that can fly backwards and their wings can beat at up to 80 times per second.

 

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Cheetahs don't rour, they actually chirp, bleat, growl, purr, and snarl instead.

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Bears don't purr. LOL! I was sitting in my office with my office mate (fellow entomologist), and we got into a debate about which cats purred. It turns out that some big cats do have something that could be considered a purr. Anyway, we were looking it up, and someone noted that bears don't purr. Really? I would have never guessed.

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Reindeers have a ligament attachment in their hind legs that slides over a bone when they walk or run, which produces a very loud and distinct clicking or popping sound. Nobody knows for sure why that is, but it has possibly appeared as a mean to keep the herd together in darkness and mist.

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1.) There is a shark called the cookie-cutter shark.

2.) Hummingbirds have to feed every 2 hours otherwise they will starve to death. They are very territorial over food and will fight over it (I've seen it in the flesh)

3.) When one bee is searching for food, it'll zigzag all over the place to find pollen and when it finds some, it'll go back to the hive to tell other bees.

4.) Also honey is the bee's regurgitation (meaning they throw the hone back up)

5.) Houseflies hum the F key

6.) Kangaroos use their tails for balance, so if you lift a kangaroo’s tail off the ground, it can’t hop

7.) A cat has 32 muscles in each ear

8.) There are one million ants for every human in the world. These resilient creatures also never sleep and do not have lungs

9.) a snail can grow back a new eye if it loses one

10.) You can tell a turtle’s gender by the noise it makes. Males grunt and females hiss.

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-Cockatoos can live for over 100 years, outliving their owners.

-Tawny frogmouths fight by attempting to tear each other's tongues out.

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*snaps fingers* I forgot to mention:

 

The only big angler fish we see is the female because the males are so incredibly small that there was a time where scientists believed there were no male angler fish. This is what it looks like:

 

Click here for male angler

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To follow up on Raptor's bit about angler fish males, in some species, the male actually attaches himself to the female and sort of dissolves into her, leaving only his gonads to fertilize her eggs.

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1.) There is a shark called the cookie-cutter shark.

2.) Hummingbirds have to feed every 2 hours otherwise they will starve to death. They are very territorial over food and will fight over it (I've seen it in the flesh)

3.) When one bee is searching for food, it'll zigzag all over the place to find pollen and when it finds some, it'll go back to the hive to tell other bees.

4.) Also honey is the bee's regurgitation (meaning they throw the hone back up)

5.) Houseflies hum the F key

6.) Kangaroos use their tails for balance, so if you lift a kangaroo’s tail off the ground, it can’t hop

7.) A cat has 32 muscles in each ear

8.) There are one million ants for every human in the world. These resilient creatures also never sleep and do not have lungs

9.) a snail can grow back a new eye if it loses one

10.) You can tell a turtle’s gender by the noise it makes. Males grunt and females hiss.

Wait what? The kangaroo one makes no sense, roos hold their tails in the air when they are jumping.

(also you can't tell turtle gender by noise, all turtles can hiss)

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1) Goldfish cycle genders throughout life! I just ruined Nemo for everyone.

 

That's not ruining Nemo, This is ruining Nemo:

 

 

Clownfish can change genders and breed with their offspring when their mate dies.

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1) Kangaroos can't fart. Instead, they recycle their gas into something they can use.

 

2) If a cetacean is anesthetised to the point of unconciousness, it will die.

 

3) African Wild Dogs live in a more male-based pack, with males staying usually for life, and females dispersing when they become sexually mature.

 

4) Only about 5-10 people a year are killed by sharks. 10 people a year are killed by being trampled by cows, and 20-30 people a year are killed by domestic dogs. biggrin.gif

 

5) Clothing made out of animal fur is actually more biodegradable than synthetic materials.

 

7) Corvids as well as cetaceans rest one hemisphere of their brain at a time.

 

8) Bottlenose dolphins, orcas, elephants, all great apes, and magpies can all recognize tyemselves in a mirror and ae therefore thought to be self-aware.

 

9) African Grey Parrots have shown impressive language comprehension, communication skills, and even math skills.

 

10) Cetaceans, bats, and humans are the only mammals that can mimic.

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1.Hippo milk is pink

2.Turtles can breathe through their butts.

3.Even a small amount of alcohol placed on a scorpion will make it go crazy and sting itself to death.

4.A crocodile cannot stick out its tongue.

5.A hummingbird weighs less than a penny.

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Did you know that dogs are mammals?

The more you know.....

I think almost everybody who's ever learnt anything should know that :u

 

 

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5) Clothing made out of animal fur is actually more biodegradable than synthetic materials.

I... I would hope so? Considering the fact that, you know, animals do indeed decay into the ground when they die?

 

DOES ANYONE WANT TO KNOW ABOUT HAGFISH

 

- Hagfish are also called slime eels! They are not fish, eels, or hags(they are most closely related to lampreys), but the slime part is very accurate!

- They produce a mucus full of fibers from their skin, which clogs up the gills of predator fish that try to eat them! If you make one distressed enough it can turn a bucketful of water into slime in a few minutes!

- They have a skull, but no other bones. In order to escape a predator's grip they will tie themselves into a simple knot, then slide it up their body until the predator is forced to let go. They can also clean themselves of their own slime by doing this! There are videos of this online! It's really cool look it up!!!!

- Hagfish mainly eat dead and sufficiently immobilized fish. When people use dragnets to catch fish in deeper parts of the ocean, sometimes hagfish will get into the net and tunnel through almost all of the fish before it reaches the surface.

 

Hagfish haven't changed for thousands of years and yet they are very effective scavengers with some really cool defense mechanisms! More people should like hagfish because even though they are kind of gross they are also really super cool!!!!!!!

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1.In order to enhance the taste, Japanese macaque wash their food in salt water before they eat. They also make snowballs for fun!

2.The difference between antlers and horns is that antlers are shed each year and are made of bone while horns are kept for life and are made of living tissue and bone with a sheath that is very similar to human finger nails.

3.Army ants are used as “natural sutures”. Their jaws are so powerful, natives staple wounds by forcing ants to bite them and break off the body

4.Parrotfish make themselves a kind of mucus 'sleeping bag' which masks their smell from predators and keeps parasites away.

5.Dire wolves actually existed, living up to 10,000 years ago before going extinct.

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Murder of Crows.

 

Goldfish in bowls are orang-er than goldfish in streams or rivers. The faster the water runs the paler goldfish are.

 

 

Parrot fish females can change into males, but can't change back.

 

Cuttlefish have awesomer color changes than chameleons, they can make moving patterns and can change at will.

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rabbits actually have a set of 'peg' teeth in the front which are the class ic 'bugs bunny' teeth seen in cartoons

they overlap the actual front teeth of the rabbit

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