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Sunday, January 12, 2020

32 Unbelievable Unknown Facts about Animals You Didn't Know About!

Hey, Do You Want to Know Some Unbelievable Facts about Animals?

If your answer is Yes, then you are in the right place.

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So without wasting your time, Let's start with some Unbelievable Facts about Animals.

Here We Go......

1. Can you guess how many species of animals are there on Earth?

Well, According to some reports, there are roughly about 8.7 million species are there on Earth.

2. Now, if you want me to name them all. Then, I am sorry. I can't. If we go on to categories these, then it would take nearly 1000 years to do so. And I know I am not here to live for 1000 years.

3. Sadly, about 1600 plus species are threatened with extinction. According to scientists, this number could rise to be 50% of all the species by the end of the 21st century.

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4. From all the animal species, the Blue Whale is the largest animal in the world. It's 98 feet long average and weighs 198 tonnes.

5. Some of you know that cheetah is the fastest animal of the animal kingdom. But it's not true, the fastest member of the animal kingdom is the peregrine falcon whose diving speed is 389 km/h (242.0 mph).

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While cheetah is the fastest land animal with a speed of 109.4 km/h (68.0 mph).

6. The Three-toed sloth is the world's slowest mammal with an average speed of 0.15 mph. It also sleeps for nearly 15 hours of the day.

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7. The deadliest animal in the world is the mosquito. Yeah, you read that right. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), 725,000 people are killed each year by the mosquitos alone.

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In comparison, only 250 people are killed by lions each year.

8. Can you imagine breathing through your bum (anus)?
No, you can't imagine that. But you would be surprised to know that white-throated snapping turtle breathes through its anus by a process called cloacal respiration.

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But unfortunately, this species is in the critically endangered category.

9. Do you know that the genetic difference between humans and chimps is less than 2 %? What this suggests? Tell me in the Comment Box below.

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10. A fully grown chimpanzee has 5 or 6 times the strength of a normal human. So, they can be very dangerous. Be careful.

11. The giant panda spends roughly two-third of the day feeding themselves. Since there only hope of survival is bamboo because bamboo is so much nutritious for them that they don't need anything else to eat.

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They must eat it constantly to survive.

12. Dolphins call each other by their names. They used distinctive whistles to call one another.

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13. Turritopsis dohrnii is the immortal jellyfish which is the only animal in the animal kingdom known to live the ever.

It can revert its cells to the earliest form and can grow a new, and is the only animal species that can do so.

14. Dolania Americana is a mayfly found in the southern-eastern United States has a life span of just five minutes. So live your life just like a Dolania Americana and do the things right away now, whatever you want to do! Never Ever Wait for tomorrow.

Because tomorrow never comes.

15. The Guinness Book of Records has named the Brazilian Wandering Spider ' the most venomous spider in the world '. The first time they have been found in the bunch of bananas in England in 2014.

16. Elephants are among the world's most intelligent animals and behave in many ways like humans.

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They are the only species of mammals other than homosapiens known to have to recognize all the rituals around death and the ability to grief.  

Are you enjoying these amazing facts about animals? Let me know in the comment box.

17. Elephants have a keen sense of smell. They can detect water sources with their big long trunks before 12 miles away. 

18. This one is an interesting fact about animals. Bats are the only mammals that can fly in the whole mammalian family. Yes, they are the only ones.

19. Chrysopelea, more commonly known as the flying snake. They can glide up to 100 meters which is farther than most of the squirrels.

20. Hippos can secrete their own sunscreen in the form of a sticky reddish fluid called BLOOD Sweat.

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21. The golden poison frog who lives in Cambodia has enough poison to kill between 10 and 20 humans.

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22. Cows generally have four stomachs. Yes, you read that right!

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23. Tigers not only have stripes on their fur, but they also have stripes on their skin too. So, a tiger could literally never change their stripes even if they are shaved.

24. The Hummingbird is the only bird that can fly backward.

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25. Blobfish are rated as the ugliest animal in the world.

26. The memory of a goldfish is actually is far far better than you think. It can remember things for up to 5 months.

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27. This one is among the most interesting fact about animals.
Do you know how fast woodpeckers can peck the woods?
The answer is 20 times per second, Yeah that's amazing.

28. Ostrich's brains are smaller than their eyes. Yes, that's amazing. Isn't that?

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29. A starfish don't have brains. Yeah, you read that right.

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30. A giraffe can clean its own ears with his 20-inch tongue. Can you imagine how long a 20-inch tongue would be? 

31. Can you move your eyes in the opposite direction at the same time? 
I think you can't. But if anyone of you can do so then let me know in the comment box.

A chameleon can move its eyes in opposite directions at the same time because each eye focuses independently.

32. Camels can live without water for 5 whole days. But do you know that there is one animal in the animal kingdom that can live more than camels without water?
Yeah, that's true. Kangaroo rats can live without water even more than camels.

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They obtain water from the metabolic oxidation of the seeds they eat and do not need to drink water at all.

Thank You! 

Tell me in the comment box which of the above-mentioned facts do you like the most? 

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