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230 facts tagged with Animal Facts
Earthworms Are Tasty
Earthworms are 82% protein, rich in Omega 3, and pair well with cumin and curry. They reportedly taste like bacon.
Once the Queen is deemed unfit to serve due to old age or disease, worker bees form a tight cluster around her until she dies from overheating, a process known as "cuddle death."
Hippo Blood Sweat
Hippos secrete a red-pink fluid, dubbed "blood sweat", which acts as a skin moisturizer, water repellent, sunscreen, and antibiotic.
The Angora rabbit is the world's fluffiest bunny, bred for its extremely long wool.
Cats and sleep
On average, cats sleep for 2/3 of their life. This would mean that a 9 year old cat has been asleep for 6 years.
World's Tallest Dog
Zeus, a Great Dane, was crowned the world's tallest dog in 2012. Measuring a whopping 1.11 meters (3'8") from shoulder to foot, he stood at an amazing 2.2 meters (7'3") in height on his hind legs.
The Pudu deer is the world’s smallest deer. They live in bamboo thickets to hide from predators, and can weigh up to 12 kilograms.
Ants have graveyards.