Interesting facts about animals

The sailfish can swim at the speed of 109 km/h, making it the fastest swimmer

 

sailfish
 

The Sea Horse is the slowest fish, drifting at approximately 0.016 km/h.

Sea Horse
 

There are crabs that are the size of a pea. There are known as ‘Pea Crabs’.

 

Pea Crabs
 

Giraffe can clean its ears with its own 50cm-tongue.

 

Giraffe
 

The oldest breed of a dog known to mankind is the ‘Saluki’.

 

Saluki
 

Laika was a Soviet dog that became the first animal to orbit the Earth

 

Laika
 

The tongue of a blue whale has the same length as an elephant.

 

Tongue of blue whale
 

Heart of a blue whale is probably the size of the small car.

Heart of a blue whale
 

A goat's eyes have got rectangular pupils.

 

Goats eyes
 

Pink sweat which is pink oily secretion protected the hippopotamus.

 

Hippo
 

Apart from human’s even chimpanzees can learn to recognize their own image in a mirror.

 

Chimp
 

A cow can give 200,000 glasses full of milk far more than a human can consume their lifetime.

 

cow
 

s a zebra black with white stripes, or white with black stripes? Well, it’s black with white stripes.

 

zebra
 

Dolphins actually sleep with their one eye wide open.

 

Dolphins
 

The sweat glands of a cow are in its nose.

 

cow
 

A mosquito has 47 teeth

 

mosquito
 

The catfish has over 27,000 taste buds.

 

catfish
 

Slugs have 4 noses.

 

slug
 

Lobsters have pale blue blood.

 

loster
 

The original name for the butterfly was flutterby.

 

butterfly
 

The ant can lift 50 times its own weight.

 

ant
 

Hummingbirds are the only birds that can fly backwards.

 

hummingbird
 

Starfish doesn't have brains.

 

starfish
 

An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.

 

ostrich
 

A chameleon's tongue is twice the length of its body.

 

chameleon
 

Pigs can't sweat because they don't have sweat glands.

 

pigs
 

Baby elephants can drink over 80 litres of milk a day.

 

elephant
 

Bulls are not attracted to the colour red.

 

bulls
 

A mole can dig about 92 metres in 1 night.

 

mole
 

Sharks lay the biggest eggs in the world.

 

Sharks egg
 
 






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