Currently there are 115 facts about animals.
Camels have three eyelids.
A goldfish has a memory span of about 3 seconds.
An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.
Hummingbirds are not only the smallest birds but are also the only birds that can fly backwards.
Penguins can jump 6 feet in the air.
A group of kangaroos is called a mob.
Elephants are the only animals that can't jump.
All polar bears are left handed.
A crocadile can't stick its tounge out.
Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur.
A woodpecker can peck 20 times per second.
Armadillos, opossums and sloths spend up to 80 percent of their lives sleeping.
The slowest mammal on earth is the tree sloth. It only moves at a speed of 6 feet (1.83 meters) per minute.
The only 2 animals that can see behind itself without turning it's head are the rabbit and the parrot
A snail can sleep for 3 years.
The venom of a stonefish can kill a human in 2 hours.
Platypuses can consume their own body weight in food in a 24 hour period.
An octopus will eat its own arms if it gets really hungry.
The world smallest mammal is the bumblebee bat of Thailand, weighing less than a penny.
Most lipstick contains fish scales.
A whale's penis is called a dork.
A duck's quack doesn't echo, and noone knows why.
Dolphins sleep with one eye open.
A jellyfish is 95% water.
More people are killed anually by donkeys than in plane crashes.
When a horned toad is angry, it can squirt blood from its eyes.
A scallop has 35 blue eyes.
The oldest domestic cat (with reliable documentation) was a female tabby named "Ma" that lived to be 34 years old.
The largest frog in the world, the Goliath frog, is also the highest jumped. It can leap 3 meters into the air.
A pig's orgasm lasts for 30 minutes.
If you keep a goldfish in a dark room, it will eventually turn white.
Cats do not have a collarbone, so they can fit through any opening the size of their head.
Elephants have been known to remain standing after they die.
Dolphins can swim and sleep at the same time.
Armadillos have four babies at the same time, and they are always the same sex.
The bullfrog is the only animal that never sleeps.
Snakes can see through their eyelids.
The Amazon 'Jesus Christ lizard' can run across water.
A hedgehog's heart beats 300 times a minute.
An adult blue whale's heart beats around 6 times per minute.
The African Lungfish can live out of water for up to four years.
There are more cows than people in the U.S.
The oldest known goldfish lived to 41 years old.
Sharks are immune to cancer because instead of bone, they have cartilage.
A rat can fall from a 5 story house without injury.
The last animal in the dictionary is the Zyzzyva, a tropical weevil.
One in 5,000 North Atlantic lobsters are born bright blue.
The tallest dog on record was named Shamgret Danzas. He was 42 inches tall (at the shoulder!) and weighed 238 lbs.
Greyhounds can jump a distance of 27 feet.
The Galapagos Tortoise has a potential life span of 200 years.
White cats with blue eyes are almost always deaf.
The very first bomb dropped by the Allies on Berlin during World War II killed the only elephant in the Berlin Zoo.
During World War II, Americans tried to train bats to drop bombs.
A donkey will sink in quicksand but a mule won't.
The longest recorded flight of a chicken is 13 seconds.
All oysters are born males but may change from gender to gender.
Bats always turn left when exiting a cave.
A newborn giant panda is only the size of a stick of butter.
Giraffes clean there ears with there 21-inch long tongues.
Over 10,000 birds die every year from smashing into windows.
An adult lion's roar can be heard from up to 5 miles away.
America owns 55 million dogs, and 60 million cats.
Dolphins are the only other animals besides humans that get pleasure out of sex. They are also the only other animals that have sex for reasons other than reproduction.
Snake venom is 90 percent protein.
The octopus's testicles are located in its head.
Hamsters love to eat crickets.
A platypus remains blind for 11 weeks after birth.
A full grown giraffe's neck can weigh up to 500 pounds.
The flounder swims sideways.
Tunas will suffocate if they stop swimming. They need a continual flow of water across their gills to breathe, even while they rest.
A baby octopus is about the size of a flea when it is born.
A mole can dig a tunnel three hundred feet long in a single night.
Squirrels can climb trees faster than they can run on the ground.
Dairy cows can produce 25-30 gallons of saliva every day.
A Candlefish is so oily that it was once burned for fuel.
There are more plastic flamingos in the U.S. than there are real ones. Despite man's fear and hatred of the wolf, it has not ever been proved that a non-rabid wolf ever attacked a human. Swans are the only birds with penises. The Poison Arrow frog has enough poison to kill 2,200 people. By some unknown means, an iguana can end its own life. A snail's reproductive organs are in its head. Mosquitoes have 47 teeth. Beavers can hold there breath underwater for 45 minutes. A bear can run up to 30 mph. Flamingos are pink because there diet consists mainly of shrimp. A chameleon's tongue is as long than its body. The Basenji is the only dog that does not bark. Detectives have used snapping turtles to help them locate dead bodies.
There are more plastic flamingos in the U.S. than there are real ones.
Despite man's fear and hatred of the wolf, it has not ever been proved that a non-rabid wolf ever attacked a human.
Swans are the only birds with penises.
The Poison Arrow frog has enough poison to kill 2,200 people.
By some unknown means, an iguana can end its own life.
A snail's reproductive organs are in its head.
Mosquitoes have 47 teeth.
Beavers can hold there breath underwater for 45 minutes.
A bear can run up to 30 mph.
Flamingos are pink because there diet consists mainly of shrimp.
A chameleon's tongue is as long than its body.
The Basenji is the only dog that does not bark.
Detectives have used snapping turtles to help them locate dead bodies.
The largest pig on record was a Poland-China hog named Big Bill, who weighed 2,552 lbs
The giant cricket of Africa enjoys eating human hair.
Nearly three percent of the ice in Antarctic glaciers is penguin urine.
In 1740 a cow was found guilty of sorcery and was publicly hanged.
A newborn Chinese water deer is so small that it can almost be held in the palm of the hand.
It's possible to lead a cow upstairs....but not downstairs.
A hippo can open its mouth mouth wide enough to fit a 4 foot child inside.
A rhinoceros horn is made of compacted hair.
Cats have over one hundred vocal sounds, dogs only have about 10.
The catfish has over 27,000 taste buds, that makes the catfish rank #1 for animal having the most taste buds.
The oldest breed of dog is the saluki.
Cats have 32 muscles in each ear.
The Chameleon can focus its eyes seperately to watch two objects at once.
A hippopotamus can stay under water for up to 30 minutes.
There are about one billion cattle in the world of which 200 million are in India
A dog was the first in space and a sheep, a duck and a rooster the first to fly in a hot air balloon.
An annoyed camel will spit at a person.
The world's smallest dog is the Chihuahua, which means "tiny dog in the sky."
Pea crabs (the size of a pea) are the smallest crabs in the world.
The pig is rated the fourth most intelligent animal but are mentioned only twice in the Bible
In Denmark there are twice as many pigs as people.
The South American giant anteater eats more than 30,000 ants a day.
The sailfish is the fastest swimmer, reaching 109 km/h (68 mph).
The slowest fish is the Sea Horse, which moves along at about 0.016 km/h (0.01 mph).
The largest jellyfish ever caught measured 2.3 m (7'6") across the bell with a tentacle of 36 m (120 ft) long.
Sharks are immune to all known diseases.
New Zealand is home to 4 million people and 70 million sheep.