Animal Facts

    Animal Facts

    Learn amazing facts about wildlife with our regularly updated category for animal facts.

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