There are over 50,000,000
whitetailed deer in North America.
The earthworm's Entire body covered with taste receptors called chemoreceptors
The eyes of the chameleon can move independently, they can see in two different
directions at the same time.
The octopus does not have a blind spot.
Penguins don't live at the North Pole
The elephant brain weighs about 6,000g, compared to a cat brain at 30g.
A snakes tongue of snakes has no taste buds, it is used to bring smells and
tastes into the mouth.
Some sharks stick their heads out of the water to smell and others do it to see.
Rats can hear in the range of 1,000 to 50,000 Hz.
The largest chicken egg ever was nearly 12 oz. and measured 12 1/4" around.
Some breeds of vultures can fly at altitudes as high as 36,900 feet.
Jellyfish are 95 percent water and have no heart, lungs, spine or brain.
Dolphins, seals, manatees and birds can perform unihemispheric slow-wave sleep,
this means thay can sleep with one eye open and half their brain awake.
A cat can run about 20 miles per hour, thats only a couple miles per hour faster
than the fastest human.
In a 45 degree angle dive the Falcon has been clocked at speeds over 200mph.
Each strand of a deer's hair is filled with air, this helps them swim easier.
A hippo can open it's mouth 4 feet wide.
A group of geese on the ground is called a gaggle, but when they fly they are
called a skein.
Cheetahs are the only member of the cat family without retractable claws.
Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur.
The only 2 animals that can see behind themselves without turning their heads
are the rabbit and the parrot.
A group of jelly fish is called a smack.
In the dark a cat sees about six times better than a human.
A zebra's markings are like your fingerprint, no two are the same.
Cows don't have any upper front teeth.
The common goldfish is the only animal that can see both infra-red and
Flamingos only eat when their heads are upside down.
Goat's eyes have rectangular pupils.
A group of owls is called a parliament.
Some lions will mate over 50 times a day... Maybe this is why they are king of
Greyhound dogs can jump up to a distance of 27 feet.
A Slug has 4 noses.
A tiger's paw prints are called pug marks.
In 1987, cats overcame dogs and became the number one pet in America.
Sea otters eat as much as one-third of their weight every day.
You can tell a skunk is around by smelling only .000 000 000 000 071 ounce of
it's potent spray.
Donkeys can see all four of their feet at the same time.
Beavers have orange teeth.
A pregnant goldfish is called a twit.
There are more chickens in the world than there are people.
The iguana (lizard) can stay under water for 28 minutes.
The largest recorded lobster ever caught was 42.4 lbs.
The Kangaroo may seem pretty talented on it's feet, but it cannot walk
A blue whale's heart is the size of a small car.
Snails can sleep for 3 years.
American alligators can grow up to six metres long.
There are 2,267 species of snakes living in the world today.
The Tree Kangaroo can leap over 14 meters to another tree.
The Red Bellied Black Snake can give birth to up to 40 live snakes at one time.
Tortoises and turtles do not have teeth.
When they are threatened a slug is able to emit a thick mucus coating.
The correct name for a turtle’s shell is a carapace.
Tortoises store sperm and can produce fertile eggs three years after the last
Some oysters may release over one million eggs in a season; an average of one of
these eggs will survive to become an adult oyster.
Snapping turtles attract fish by wiggling their tongues, then they eat them.
Baby robins on average eat 14 feet of earthworms every day.
The female green sea turtle will return to the same place it was born to lay
it’s own eggs.
Cats can make over 1,000 different vocal sounds, dogs make only about 10.
The Galapagos tortoise is the largest living species of turtle, weighing in at
over 570 pounds.
An elephant's trunk can hold over two gallons of water.
Giraffe's tongues can be approximately two 22 inches long and are a dark black
A male kangaroo is called a boomer, a female is called a flyer, and a baby is
called a joey.
Bats have the highest frequency hearing of any terrestrial animal. *6
An ostrich (Struthio camelus) can run at speeds of 50mph for up to 30 minutes!
Armadillos get an average of 18.5 hours of sleep per day.
Hummingbirds are the only bird that can fly backwards.
Armadillos can walk under the water.
The Blow Fish is the world's most poisonous venom.
A cheetah can run up to 70 mph.