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Tuesday, 20 September 2011

Interesting And Funny Animals Facts (Part II)


This is now my second list of amazing did you know facts about the animal world. If you haven´t seen the first list, be sure to check it out – Interesting And Funny Did You Know Facts. Feel free to bring up your own favorites that are missing from this list in the comments.

Did you know... that Tuataras have a third eye - complete with lens, cornea, rods and nerve tissue connecting it to their brain. This suggests that the eye was a fully functioning eye in times gone by.

Did you know... the smallest dog breed in the world is the Chihuahua
Did you know... horses sleep standing up
Did you know... jellyfish are composed of more than 90% water
Did you know... a cat uses its whiskers to determine if a space is too small to squeeze through
Did you know... that the peregrine falcon is the fastest animal in the world
Did you know... crocodiles swallow rocks to help digest their food
Did you know... a shark's teeth are literally as hard as steel

Did you know... Kiwi birds are virtually blind (they rely on their senses of touch and smell rather that vision)
Did you know... armadillos can walk underwater
Did you know... the bones of a pigeon weigh less than its feathers
Did you know... the cheetah is the only cat that can't retract it's claws
Did you know... porcupines float in water
Did you know... snakes can't blink (they have no eyelids)
Did you know... the only continent without reptiles or snakes is Antarctica
Did you know... sharks never stop moving even when they sleep or rest
Did you know... March 14 is 'save a spider day'
Did you know... that to vomit, some frogs throw out their entire stomach, rinse if off with their right hand, and then push it back in
Did you know... that dolphins, like humans, have sex for pleasure
Did you know... if a female ferret goes into heat but can't get any sex, she will die

3 comments:

Johnny Madrid aka Tim E. said...

Now that is most definitely a great fun fact list. i like this blog! Keep it up!

gerious said...

I liked this article very much!!!
Keeo uo the good work!!

O.Silva said...

Thanks :)

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