20 Incredible Animal Facts You Probably Don’t Know

1.All clownfish are born male, a select few turn female when it is time to mating.

2. Its not just the tiger’s fur that is striped. Their skin also has the same pattern. Also each pattern is as unique as a fingerprint.

3. The longest recorded flight by a chicken was just over 13 seconds.

4.While young human children and babies quite often suck their thumbs for comfort, baby elephants suck their trunks for comfort.

5. Only males are actually called peacocks. The females are called peahens.

6.Prairie dogs have something in common with us humans, they like kissing when they meet.

7. wombat poop is cube-shaped. It brings a tear to my just thinking about it.

8.To protect their young Blue jays have learnt to mimic the sound of hawks’ in order to scare other birds away.

9.Studies have shown that wild chimpanzees in Guinea seem to like to drink alcohol as well as us humans. They regularly sip on fermented palm sap, which contains about 3 percent alcohol by volume.

10.No this is not an X-ray of Alien. Believe it or not Moray eels have a second set of jaws that extends from their throats.

11.It has been discovered by animal behaviorists that cats only meow as a way to communicate with humans. They rarely meow at other cats unless a fight is brewing. each other.

12.In the UK, the British monarch legally owns all unmarked mute swans in open water. Therefore it is illegal to harm or kill any swan in the UK. They also own all the dolphins and whales along the British coast.

13. Scorpions can hold their breath for up to 6 days

14. Cows ‘moo’ in accents specific to their region. They have dialects, just like humans.

15.here are more people bitten in New York by humans every year than there are people bitten by shark in the world.

16.Did you know female bats give birth while hanging upside down. They have to catch the baby bat in their wings other wise it falls to the ground.

17. Only half of a dolphin’s brain sleeps at a time. The other half makes sure that it comes up for air so that it doesn’t drown.

18.It`s common knowledge that some people are allergic to cats but did you know cats can also be allergic to humans?

19. Rats are not physically capable of vomiting, hence why Rat Poison is so effective.

20. Elephants are the only species of animal other than man known to have rituals around death. Elephants even grieve for non-family members.

 

 

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