Animal Fun Facts

Just for fun, here are 21 facts about animals that will put a smile on your face and widen your eyes in amazement.

Butterflies taste with their feet.

Goats, like humans, have regional accents.

The nose prints of dogs as unique as human fingerprints.

A study measuring the effects of music found that cows produce the most milk when listening to soothing music. They produced the most milk when they listened to R.E.M.’s “Everybody Hurts.”

Pigs’ orgasms last for 30 minutes.

In China, killing a Panda is punishable by death.

Turtles can breathe through their butts.

A group of flamingos is called a “flamboyance.”

A group of porcupine is called a “prickle.”

Wild dolphins call each other by name.

Less time separates the existence of tyrannosaurus rex than the T-Rex and the stegosaurus.

Dogs sense of smell is about 100,000 times stronger than humans, but they just one-sixth our number of taste buds.

Polar bears have black skin.

Warmer weather causes more turtles to be born female than male.
The claw of a mantis shrimp can accelerate as quickly as a .22-caliber bullet.
sea lion is the first nonhuman mammal with a proven ability to keep a beat.
Baby dolphins have spines on the side of their tongue. The spines zip up to make a straw so that they can drink their mother’s milk without getting salt water in it.
Fleas can jump 200 times their own height. This is the equivalent to a man jumping the Empire State Building.
Hummingbirds are the only birds that fly backwards. Their wings can beat 80 times a second.
Chinchillas have the softest fur in the world, about 30 times softer than human hair.

leopard’s tail is just about as long as its entire body. This helps with balance and enables it to make sharp turns quickly.

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