Amazing Facts About Animals
It’s mind-blowing to think about the multitude of animals that exist in this world. From the tiny flea to the great blue whale, each animal possesses a unique quality that makes it stand out from the rest. Even if you’re a zoology expert, you might be surprised by some of these amazing facts about animals. Check it out:
•You might want to thank a squirrel the next time you enjoy the shade of a tree. Millions of trees are accidentally planted by squirrels that bury nuts and then forget where they hid them.
•Did you know that dogs’ nose prints are as unique as human fingerprints and can be used to identify them.
•Did you know that pigs communicate constantly with one another; more than 20 vocalizations have been identified that pigs use in different situations, from wooing mates to saying, “I’m hungry!”
•Did you know that because beavers’ teeth never stop growing, they must constantly gnaw on objects to keep them at a manageable length. Their teeth would eventually grow into their brain if they didn’t maintain them.
•Did you know that kangaroos use their tails for balance, so if you lift a kangaroo’s tail off the ground, it can’t hop.
•Did you know that giraffes have no vocal cords and their tongues are blue-black in colour.
•Did you know that hummingbirds are the only birds that can fly backwards and their wings can beat at up to 80 times per second.
•Did you know that Humpback whales create the loudest sound of any living creature.