50 Incredible Short Animal Facts
How much do you know about animals? We're sure that some of these facts will surprise you, even If you think that you know a lot!
Male penguins propose to females by giving them a pebble.
Flamingos can only eat when they have head upside down.
Bats are the only mammals that can fly.
Elephants are covered with hair.
Snakes have ears inside their heads.
Dogs can't eat anything containing milk, chocolate or caffeine - it can be really harmful for them.
Elephants are the only animal that can't jump.
Moths don't have stomach.
Ostriches can run faster than horses, and the males can roar like lions.
Woodpeckers can peck 20 times per second.
Ants never sleep.
Oysters can change gender multiple times during their life.
Humans and chimps share 98.8 percent of their DNA.
Adult dogs have 42 teeth.
Tigers have striped skin, not only fur. Each pattern is as unique as a fingerprint.
Slugs have four noses.
Dogs have 10,000 times stronger sense of smell than humans.
Frogs sleep with their eyes open.
Fleas can jump 350 times their's body length.
Starfish have no brains.
Giraffes and humans have the same number of bones in their neck.
Elephants sleep 2 to 3 hours each day.
Koalas have human-like fingerprints
African elephants have the longest pregnancy of any mammal — it lasts nearly two years.
Rabbits have 360 degrees panoramic vision.
Honeybees flap their wings 200 times every second.
Butterflies taste with their feet.
Cats can move their ears 180 degrees.
Clownfish are born male - some of them change their gender later to enable mating.
Dolphins have names for each other.
Elephants can smell water up to several miles away.
A group of owls is called a parliament.
Wombats have cube-shaped poop.
Cats can be allergic to humans
Octopuses have three hearts.
#36 Polar bears
Polar bears have black skin.
Elephants have alarm call that means "humans!"
Squirrels plant thousands of new trees each year, because they forget where they put their acorns.
Horses teeth never stop growing.
Anteaters eat about 35,000 ants a day.
Spiders can’t fly.
Pigs have 30 minute orgasms.
Lions can mate over 50 times a day.
Cats can't taste sweetness.
Mice have more bones than humans.
Turtles can breathe through their butts.
Snails can sleep for three years.
Giraffes have no voice.
Anteaters are devoid of teeth.
#50 Komodo dragons
Female komodo dragons don't need a male to reproduce.