Animal Facts

Here are some fun facts about animals of all kinds.
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20252 is Smokey the Bear's own zip code.
7,000 new insect species are discovered every year.
A baboon called Jackie became a private in the South African army in World War I.
A baby eel is called an elver, a baby oyster is called a spat.
A baby octopus is about the size of a flea at birth.
A bird 'chews' with it's stomach.
A blue whale's aorta (the main blood vessel) is large enough for a human to crawl through.
A blue whale's heart is the size of a Volkswagen Beetle!
A chameleon’s tongue is twice the length of its body.
A chicken will lay bigger and stronger eggs if you change the lighting in such a way as to make them think a day is 28 hours long!
A cockroach can live several weeks with its head cut off - it dies from starvation!
A completely blind chameleon will still take on the colors of its environment.
A cow gives nearly 200,000 glasses of milk in her lifetime.
A crocodile always grows new teeth to replace the old teeth!
A dragonfly has a lifespan of 24 hours.
A full-grown bear can run as fast as a horse.
A giraffe can clean its ears with its 21-inch tongue!
A Giraffe has the same number of bones in its neck as a man.
A group of frogs is called an army.
A group of geese on the ground is a gaggle, a group of geese in the air is a skein!
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