Chameleons can move their eyes in different directions simultaneously.
The squirrel is the best gardener. Millions of trees grow because squirrels forget where they hid their seeds.
An elephant’s tooth can weigh up to nine pounds!
Mammals have red blood, insects have yellow blood, and lobsters have blue blood.
On average, cows poop 16 times a day.
Ants never sleep. Instead, they “rest” for eight minutes “to rest” twice a day. A queen ant’s rest takes 90 minutes a day.
The basenji is the only dog that cannot bark.
Only half of a dolphin’s brain is asleep. The other half is awake at the time, and monitors its surroundings.
The flea can only move by jumping, its leg muscles are arranged like catapults. They store energy and “shoot” the flea in a jump.
The eye of a giant squid is the size of a basketball.
Hippos give birth underwater to protect their babies from falling!
A swan has over 25,000 feathers on its body.
An electric eel can produce energy that can light up 12 light bulbs.
Snakes can see through their eyelids.
Rats can laugh if tickled.
A mole can dig a tunnel up to 300 meters long, in one night.
Because of its constant smile, the quokka is known to be the happiest animal.
Sea bears can hold their breath for two hours.
When oysters need to reproduce, they can change their sex.
Crows are so clever that they like to sneak around! They can even sneak up behind a dog and playfully grab his tail with their beak.
Giraffes don’t have vocal cords, so they can’t “talk!”
Humpback whales make the loudest sound of any mammal, it can be heard 20 kilometers away!
Horses have a good memory, they can remember things, people they have met, and skills they possessed years ago.
Zebras run in zigzags to escape predators.
Ladybugs can clean up after themselves with food.
The narwhal’s skin color depends on its age: the lighter the skin, the older the narwhal is.
Koalas have fingerprints similar to human fingerprints.
All meerkats have responsibilities in the group in which they live.
Crocodiles can’t stick out their tongue!
When spider monkeys meet, they hug each other.
Cats have 32 muscles in each of their ears.
Bats are the only mammals that can fly?
Polar bears are left-handed.
A goldfish has a memory of 3 seconds.
Even after a jellyfish is dead, it can still sting.
Dung beetles can carry 50 times their body weight.
The heart of a shrimp is in its head.
A snail can sleep for three years in a row.
A chipmunk’s cheeks can stretch from peanuts and food three times as much as its head.
Not only does the tiger have a striped pelt, but so does its body.
Seahorses swim “holding hands,” they are the ones who tie their tails together.
An ostrich’s eye is bigger than the size of its brain.
Wolves can eat 20 kg of meat in one meal.
Butterflies taste food with their feet.
A golden eagle can fly at over 250 km/h.
The venom of the golden frog can kill 2200 people.
Lions cannot roar until they are 2 years old.
Skunks can spray a protective stench within 10 meters.
Sharks lived before dinosaurs! Shark fossils date back 450 million years.
Unlike most cat species, ocelots are excellent swimmers.
Meadow dogs live in burrows that have a separate bathroom, baby area, and sitting area.
The sailfish is the fastest fish and reaches speeds of 115 km/h.
The male penguin “offers” his hand and heart to the female by giving her a stone. If she accepts it, she puts this gift in her nest.
The peacock is considered to be the most beautiful bird among the cranes. The peacock is a very close relative of the rooster.
A newborn baby elephant weighs about 100 kilograms.
Groundhogs whistle when threatened.
Emperor penguins can dive to a depth of 500 meters and can hold their breath for 18 minutes.
There are 50 million monkeys in India.
Flies buzz the F note.
A blue whale weighs as much as three elephants.
Gibbons have the longest arms of all the primates.
Goats have frequent burps.
Catfish have taste buds all over their bodies.
The splashback can hit its prey with a spit from a distance of 1.5 meters.
The wombat has square-shaped poop.
Llamas have no hooves.
Baby porcupines, when born, have soft needles that harden after a few days.
A camel may go without water for two weeks.
The moose has very sensitive antlers.
Geckos sometimes eat their tails, after losing them.
A busy bee produces one-twelfth of a teaspoon of honey during its lifetime.
The rate of rat reproduction is so great that, under favorable circumstances, 2 rats could give offspring of 1 million rats within a year and a half.
Some moths can grow the size of an adult’s palm.
Jackal cubs are born underground.
The grasshopper can jump for a distance of 20 times the length of his body.
Flamingos, their beautiful color comes from the algae, diatomea, and small crustaceans that they eat, which are rich in carotene.
Turtles can be recognized by their sound: males grunt, females hiss.
A fighting fish can survive without water for several hours.
Dragonflies can fly in any direction – forward, backward, and sideways. They are the fastest flying insects, reaching speeds of nearly 100 kilometers per hour.
Blue whales are the largest animals on Earth.
People only managed to photograph a living giant squid in 2006. These half-ton monsters live at depths of 200 meters to a kilometer.
The buzzing bee is produced by four wings that make 11,400 strokes per minute. The bee’s flight speed is 25 kilometers per hour.
The Asian giant hornet is the most painful of all insects. It is found in Primorsky Krai.
The Tarantula spider can live without food for two years.
Injured or frightened possum falls dead, his eyes go glassy, foam flows from his mouth, and stench oozes from his anal glands. After the danger has passed, the possum revives and recovers.
There are no snakes in Ireland, Iceland, Greenland, or Antarctica.
Geese love blueberries!
Silver ants of the Sahara Desert can live in temperatures up to 158 degrees.
Goat’s milk has 5 times less fat than cow’s milk. Cow’s milk takes an hour to digest, goat’s milk takes 20 minutes.
Scorpions glow in the dark.
Seagulls can drink salt water. They have special glands that remove excess salt from the body.
Red pandas use their fluffy tail as a blanket to keep them warm.
The only dog whose tongue isn’t pink is a chow chow.
Japanese macaques have learned to buy goods from vending machines.
Unlike land turtles, sea turtles do not retract their heads into their shells.
Emus cannot walk backwards.
Sponges create their own special chemicals secreted in the water to protect them from predators.
Mice have more bones than humans: about 230. Humans have 206.
The average hen lays 190 eggs a year.
If a lion and a polar bear fight, the polar bear will win.