Savage Wild Animal Facts (24 pics)

Posted in INTERESTING       5 Jul 2019       2351       2

Hippos produce red sweat that looks similar to blood.

 

Snails can sleep for up to three years.

 

Penguins take turns sitting on their eggs. When a male goes away to eat, he usually can’t find his way back and lets out loud screams. Females recognize their unique male partners’ voices out of thousands, and scream back telling them where to go.

 

Possums eat dozens of types of venomous snakes and thousands of ticks. Also, they rarely get infected with rabies because their blood is too cold.

 

Tigers love to swim and lions do not.

 

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Newborn pandas don’t have black spots, but grow them on their fur like Dalmatians.

 

The yellow-backed duiker eats grass and fruit, but also any birds they can manage to catch.

 

Elephants have hair that reflects heat from their skin and cools them down.

 

Quokkas swallow and digest their food, then throw it up and eat it again to get the nutrients they need.

 

Polar bears have black skin and colorless fur, so it does not get gray with age. The only body part that does turn gray with age is their claws.

 

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During mating season, deers wear twigs and bracken to attract females.

 

When in danger, the tamandua releases a smell worse than a skunk.

 

Crested coua hatchlings have special markings inside their mouths to let parents know where to put the food.

 

Stingrays have an amazing sense of smell that makes up for having poor vision.

 

The needles of a porcupine aren’t harmful for the first 30 minutes of their life before they become stronger.

 

Bearcats smell like buttered popcorn due to a compound found in their urine that is also found in certain foods.

 

Male llamas bite off other males’ testicles to get rid of competition during mating season.

 

Raccoons have sensitive receptors in their paws that allow them to climb almost any surface.

 

A mother bear typically has two to three cubs in a litter.

 

Certain species of legless lizards are often mistaken for snakes.

 

Male pond sliders grumble and females hiss. People use this to identify the sex of the turtles.

 

The protective shells of a baby pangolin are very soft when they are young, so the mothers curl around their bodies to protect them.

 

American and Greater flamingos look similar at birth, but grow into different colors.

 

Crayfish eat their own shells to restore their calcium balance after shedding it.



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Child 11 month s ago
4 does not picture an opossum.
       
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Limited 11 month s ago
4 is a possum as stated in the caption.
Opossum is a different animal.
       
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