30 Mind-Blowing Animal Facts You Didn’t Know Before! #22 Mystery Solved!

 

The kingdom of animals is multifaceted, exciting and interesting. It is a world, which is full of mysteries and surprises as this post will prove. Be ready to be amazed and awed by the mind-blowing animal facts presented below!

It is estimated that around 8 million species are home on planet earth [1]. Given the vast amount of different life-forms and lifestyles, it is somehow evident that interesting facts pop up.

 

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1. When cats head butt you, they are showing trust to make you feel safe.

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2. Dogs sneeze to show other dogs that they’re being playful, not aggressive.

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3. Studies have shown that goats have accents. Also they look adorable in sweaters.

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4. A “fluffle” is what you call a group of rabbits.

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5. When flamingos are hanging out together they’re called a “flamboyance”.

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6. Crows are actually super smart. They even play pranks on each other just for fun.

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7. Dolphins know, and have names for each other. It certainly makes dolphin get togethers a lot easier.

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8. Groups of fuzzy, lovable pugs are known as “grumbles.”

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9. Thank your local squirrels for all those new trees. Hundreds of trees grow every year because of squirrels forgetting where they buried their nuts.

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10. Elephant shrews are actually closely related to elephants.

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11. Newborn pandas are no heavier than a cup of tea.

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12. Oysters can change their sex. It just depends on which is more advantageous for mating.

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13. Nose prints for dogs are like finger prints for humans. No two are exactly alike.

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14. The chow is the only dog without a pink tongue.

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15. The reason bats don’t walk, is because they can’t. Their leg bones are too thin.

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16. Killer whales are actually a species of dolphin.

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17. Fireflies are completely harmless. They don’t even carry diseases.

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18. Male turtles grunt, and female turtles hiss. That’s how you can tell them apart.

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19. A tuna can swim up to 40 miles in one day.

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20. Goat’s milk has more calcium than cow’s milk.

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21. Polar bears give off no detectable heat.

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22. Chickens with red ear lobes lay brown eggs, and chickens with white ear lobes lay white eggs. Weird!

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23. Federally certified search and rescue dogs cost about $10,000 to train. We couldn’t find a picture of one, so here’s the next best example of a dog coming to the rescue.

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24. The country with the most dogs is the United States. France has the second most.

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25. Bulls are colorblind, and can’t see the color red.

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26. Frogs absorb water through their skin.

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27. Instead of graying, giraffes fur darkens as they age.

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28. A champagne cork is more likely to kill you than a deadly spider. That’s actually a load off my mind.

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29. Adults bears can run as fast as horses.

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30. Humming birds can fly backwards. They’re the only birds who can do this.

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BONUS: Sea horses are the slowest fish in the sea. They swim at only 0.01 MPH.

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