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Strange Animal Facts...






A cockroach will live nine days without its head before it starves to death.

Cats have over one hundred vocal sounds, but dogs only have about ten.

Butterflies taste with their feet.

A cat's urine glows under a black light.

The flea can jump 350 times its body length. For a human, that would be equivalent to jumping the length of a football field.

The catfish has over 27,000 taste buds.

Some lions mate over 50 times a day.

Polar bears are left-handed.

Camels have 3 eyelids.

Mosquitoes are attracted to people who just ate bananas.

Mosquitoes have 47 teeth.

The oldest known animal was a tortoise, which lived to be 152 years old.

Flamingos are pink because they eat shrimp.

A queen bee can lay 800-1500 eggs per day.

The world's termites outweigh the world's humans 10 to 1 .

An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.

Termites eat wood twice as fast when listening to heavy metal music.

Humans and dolphins are the only species that have sex for pleasure.

The average speed of a housefly is 4.5 mph.

A pig's orgasm lasts 30 minutes.

The cockroach has a high resistance to radiation and is the creature most likely to survive a nuclear war.






"Strange Animal Facts," written and designed by Bobette Bryan, 2004






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