Animal Facts

Here are some fun facts about animals of all kinds.
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A snail can sleep for three years.
A species of earthworm in Australia grows up to 10 feet in length.
A spider's silk is stronger than steel.
A tuna fish can swim 100 miles in a single day!
A woodpecker can peck twenty times a second.
According to scientific studies, a rat's performance in a maze can be improved by playing music written by Mozart.
After eating, a housefly regurgitates its food and then eats it again!
All bonobo chimpanzees are bisexual.
All clams start out as males; some decide to become females at some point in their lives.
All humans are 99.9% genetically Identical and 98.4% of human genes are the same as the genes of a chimpanzee.
All polar bears are left handed
All species of beetles are edible.
All the pet hamsters in the world are descended from a single wild golden Hamster found in Syria in 1930!
All the swans in England are property of the Queen.
Americans will spend more on cat food this year than baby food.
An adult giraffe's tongue is 17 inches long.
An albatross can sleep while it flies!
An eagle can attack, kill, and carry away an animal as large as a small deer.
An elephant trunk has no bone but 40,000 muscles.
An elephant's tooth can weigh as much as 12 pounds.
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