GURUKUL INFORMATICS

Animals Interesting Facts


  • Dolphins sleep with one eye open. 
  • Bulls are color blind. 
  • A cow's only sweat glands are in its nose. 
  • Mosquitoes have 47 teeth. 
  • The Poison Arrow frog has enough poison to kill 2,200 people. 
  • Emus can't walk backwards. 
  • A group of unicorns is called a blessing. 
  • A group of kangaroos is called a mob. 
  • A group of owls is called a parliament. 
  • A group of ravens is called a murder. 
  • A group of bears is called a sleuth. 
  • Twelve or more cows is called a flink. 
  • A baby oyster is called a spat. 
  • Some fleas have split penises like a Y shape 
  • An elephant can be pregnant for up to 2 years 
  • Chickens can't swallow while they are upside down. 
  • The average garden-variety caterpillar has 248 muscles in its head. 
  • A goldfish has a memory span of 3 seconds. 
  • A mule won't sink in quicksand but a donkey will. 
  • More people are killed annually by donkeys than in airplane crashes. 
  • Animal breeders in Russia once claimed to have bred sheep with blue wool. 
  • Penguins are the only bird that can leap into the air like porpoises. 
  • India has 50 million monkeys. 
  • By some unknown means, an iguana can end its own life. 
  • Americans spend around $3 billion for cat and dog food a year. 
  • Pigs can cover a mile in 7.5 minutes when running at top speed. 
  • The shell constitutes 12 percent of an egg's weight. 
  • A squid has 10 tentacles. 
  • A snail's reproductive organs are in its head. 
  • When a horned toad is angry, it squirts blood from its eyes. 
  • The typical hen lays 19 dozen eggs a year. 
  • The ostrich has a 46-foot long small intestine. 
  • A scallop has 35 blue eyes. 
  • A swan is the only bird with a penis 
  • The left leg of a chicken in more tender than the right one. 
  • The only dog that doesn't have a pink tongue is the chow. 
  • Dogs and humans are the only animals with prostates. 
  • The giraffe has the highest blood pressure of any animal. 
  • Zebras can't see the color orange. 
  • There are more insects in ten square feet of a rain forest than there are people in Manhattan. 
  • It is possible to lead a cow upstairs but not downstairs. 
  • The smartest dogs are the Jack Russell Terrier and Scottish Border collie. Dumbest: Afgan hound. 
  • A rat can go without water longer than a camel can. 
  • The fat molecules in goat milk are 5 times smaller than those found in cow milk. It takes 20 minutes for the stomach to breakdown as opposed to the hour that it takes to break down cow milk.