Did You Know These Facts About Animals? (37 PICS + 1 GIF)

Posted in INTERESTING       12 Oct 2020       2635       2

"Trained African Giant Pouched Rats Have Found Thousands Of Unexploded Landmines And Bombs. Researchers Have Also Trained These Rats To Detect Tuberculosis. And Most Recently They Are Training Them To Sniff Out Poached Wildlife Trophies Being Exported Out Of African Ports"

1 Did You Know These Facts About Animals?

"In Most Western Cultures, Black Cats Are Considered A Bad Omen. But In Scottish Lore, The Arrival Of A Strange Black Cat Signifies Prosperity"

2 Did You Know These Facts About Animals?

"Capybara's Are Social Animals, Who Get Along With A Large Variety Of Other Animals, Including Chickens, Ducks, Dogs, Cats, Llamas, Rabbits And Turtles"

3 Did You Know These Facts About Animals?

"Opposums Get A Lot Of Hate, But They Clear Many Unwanted Bugs And Parasites From The Ecosystem And Are Generally Helpful Friends. Please Appreciate Them, Especially This Good Boy"

4 Did You Know These Facts About Animals?

"Alex, The African Grey Parrot, Is The Only Animal To Ever Ask An Existential Question. He Asked “What Color” He Was"

5 Did You Know These Facts About Animals?

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"A Sloth's Claws Work The Opposite Way That Human Hand Does. The Default Position Is A Tight Strong Grip, And Sloths Must Exert Effort To Open Them Up. This Is Why Sloths Don't Fall Out Of Trees When They're Asleep"

6 Did You Know These Facts About Animals?

"Cows Have "Eureka" Moments, And Take Pleasure In Their Own Learning Achievements"

7 Did You Know These Facts About Animals?

"Scientists Know That Rats Like To Have Their Bellies Tickled, So They Used That As Basis For Testing Happiness In Rats. They Found Out That The Ears Of Rats Undergoing Tickling Became Droopier And Pinker - Subtle Signs Of Being Relaxed And Happy"

8 Did You Know These Facts About Animals?

"Seagulls Stomping On Grass Is Called, The Rain Dance. This Mimics Rain By Vibration, And Brings Earthworms And Other Bugs To Surface"

9 Did You Know These Facts About Animals?

"The Opossum Is North America's Only Marsupial, They Can Eat 5000 Ticks A Year And Are Almost Immune To Rabies! Their Body Temperature Is Too Low For The Virus To Survive!"

10 Did You Know These Facts About Animals?

"Lynx Have Evolved Enormous Paws To Distribute Weight Better In Snow, Acting Like Natural Snowshoes"

11 Did You Know These Facts About Animals?

"The Aardvark, Alphabetically The First Animal, Plays An Important Role In Preventing Wildlife Deaths From Fire. They Dig Large Underground Burrows That Wildlife Can Hide In During Fires"

12 Did You Know These Facts About Animals?

"Blue Penguins Are The Smallest Type Of Penguin. Adults Reach Only 12-13in Tall. Owing To Their Small Size And Bright Color They Are Often Called Fairy Penguins"

13 Did You Know These Facts About Animals?

"The Burmese Star Tortoise Is One Of The Few Animals That Have Comeback From Being Called Functionally Extinct"

14 Did You Know These Facts About Animals?

"When In Danger, The Malabar Giant Squirrel Often Freezes Or Flattens Itself Against The Tree Trunk, Instead Of Fleeing"

15 Did You Know These Facts About Animals?
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"The Northern Cardinal Is Probably The Most 'Romantic' Bird Species: They Mate For Life, Travel Together, Sing Before Nesting, And During Courtship, Feed Seed Beak-To-Beak"

16 Did You Know These Facts About Animals?

"150 Kākāriki Karaka Chicks Have Hatched This Season, Potentially Doubling The This Rare Birds Population"

17 Did You Know These Facts About Animals?

"The Mangalica Is The Only Pig Species Covered In A Long Wool Coat, Similar To A Sheep's"

18 Did You Know These Facts About Animals?

"The Pudú Deer Is The Smallest Species Of Deer Standing At 15 Inches Tall On Average"

19 Did You Know These Facts About Animals?

"The Milk Of Pinnipeds Consist Of Up To 60% Fat, Allowing The Young To Grow Fairly Quickly. Pups Can Gain Over 2.2 Kg (4.9 Lb) Per Day While Nursing"

20 Did You Know These Facts About Animals?

"A Newborn Chinese Water Deer Is So Small It Can Almost Be Held In The Palm Of The Hand. When It Matures, Instead Of Growing Antlers, They Grow Long Upper Canine Teeth Gaining Them The Name "Vampire Deer""

21 Did You Know These Facts About Animals?

"Aardwolves Are Shy And Nocturnal, Sleeping In Underground Burrows By Day. They Have Often Been Mistaken For Solitary Animals. In Fact, They Live As Monogamous Pairs With Their Young"

22 Did You Know These Facts About Animals?

"Gibbons Are One Of The Only Non-Human Primates Which Practice Monogamy. Both Parents Play A Vital Role In Raising Of Their Young"

23 Did You Know These Facts About Animals?

"Cows Have Similar Emotional Range As Dogs. They Display Boldness, Shyness, Fearfulness And Even Playfulness"

24 Did You Know These Facts About Animals?

"Sand Cats Specialize In Surviving In The Desert. They Are Not Good Climbers Or Jumpers, But They Are Excellent Diggers. They Use Their Digging Ability To Dig Shallow Burrows To Escape The Heat Of The Desert During The Day"

25 Did You Know These Facts About Animals?

"Secretary Birds Are Famous For Its Snake-Stomping Legs; A Single Kick Delivered Some 195 Newtons Of Force. They Are Also Famous For Their Long Eyelashes"

26 Did You Know These Facts About Animals?

"Pigs Have Episodic Memory. It Is Likely That They Can Replay And Feel Past Experiences In Their Heads"

27 Did You Know These Facts About Animals?

"Flamingo's Pink Coloring Comes From The Shrimp They Eat, And In 1992 In The Miami Zoo They Had To Stick The Flamingos In The Bathroom To Ride Out Hurricane Andrew"

28 Did You Know These Facts About Animals?

"Van Kittens Are Initially Born With Pale Blue Eyes, Which Change To A Deeper Blue Or Amber As They Grow Older. Occasionally, You’ll Also See A Van With One Amber Eye And One Blue Eye, Or Two Blue Eyes Of Different Hues"

29 Did You Know These Facts About Animals?

"Despite Their Appearance, Elephant Shrews Are In Fact More Closely Related To Elephants Than Shrews"

30 Did You Know These Facts About Animals?

"This Is The Raccoon Dog, The Only Extant Species In The Genus Nyctereutes. It's A Close Relative Of True Foxes And The Only Canid Known To Hibernate During The Winter"

31 Did You Know These Facts About Animals?

"The Okapi's Closest Realative Is The Giraffe. Okapis Were Descovered In 1901. Unfortunately, They Are Now Endangered"

32 Did You Know These Facts About Animals?

"Tigers Are Carnivores, But Will Eat Fruit In Order To Ease Digestion"

33 Did You Know These Facts About Animals?

"The Asiatic Black Bear Has The Largest Ears Of Any Bear Species"

34 Did You Know These Facts About Animals?

"Rats Giggle When You Tickle Them. Their Voices Are So High-Pitched You Need Special Equipment To Hear Them, But When You Do, Their Laughs Are Immediately Evident"

35 Did You Know These Facts About Animals?

"Adult Giraffes Only Sleep For A Couple Of Minutes At A Time. Baby Giraffes Will Sleep For Much Longer Periods Of Time With Their Head Resting On Their Rump"

36 Did You Know These Facts About Animals?

"The Eyes Of The Blunthead Tree Snake Make Up Approximately 26% Of Its Head"

37 Did You Know These Facts About Animals?

"Done Brushing Your Dog? Birds Love Using The Hair To Build Nests. Set Aside One Birdfeeder To Fill With Hair"

38 Did You Know These Facts About Animals?


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Tony 4 month s ago
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Sibbilla 4 month s ago
#18 and #31 - never knew such animals existed
       
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