Placing alcohol on a scorpion's back will make it go crazy and fatally sting itself.
A hummingbird weighs less than a penny.
Cows can sleep standing up, but they can only dream lying down.
Squirrels forget where they hide about half of their nuts.
Drivers kill more deer than hunters do.
It has been calculated that a single breath from a mature blue whale can inflate up to 2,000 balloons.
The oldest known animal in the world was 'Ming' the 405 year old clam, discovered in 2007.
Lobsters have blue blood.
Most elephants weigh less than a blue whale's tongue.
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.
Jellyfish as a species are actually older than dinosaurs and sharks.
Flies are deaf.
A cow produces around 200,000 glasses of milk in her lifetime.
A cat can jump FIVE TIMES as high as it is tall!