Vampire bats adopt orphans, and are one of the few mammals known to risk their own lives to share food with less fortunate roost-mates.
Penguins can convert salt water into fresh water.
When a giraffe's baby is born it falls from a height of six feet, normally without being hurt.
Placing alcohol on a scorpion's back will make it go crazy and fatally sting itself.
The Pistol Shrimp can snap its claws together to create a sound of 218 decibels, louder than as supersonic jet at full speed. It only lasts for 1 millisecond. The snapping action also creates a bubble that is greater than 5000 Kelvin, close to the surface temperature of the sun.
Dogs have been man's pet for over 14,000 years.
The average 1 1/4 lb. lobster is 7 to 9 years old.