25 amazing facts about animals 9/14/2016 • Joyce Harris
Nature is still mysterious. There are so many different creatures in the world with unique qualities we don't know about!
Mankind is aware of the existence of many kinds of animals, but some of them are still unknown. They differ in size, coloring, sounds they make, food rations... the diversity of their unique qualities is surprising. Some animals seem charming to us, while others are disgusting. Some of them are our best friends or family members, while others are dangerous pests. Today we want to share 25 little-known facts about the animal kingdom with you. So, let's start!
Beaver teeth never stop growing, so beavers constantly have to gnaw trees to control their length.
Humpback whales produce the loudest sounds of all living organisms. You can hear their sound at a distance of 800 meters.
Elephants can smell water at a distance of about 3 miles! They are also one of the three kinds of mammals that undergo menopause - the other two are humpback whales and humans.
Medusa Turritopsis is a unique inhabitant of the sea, which is able to rejuvenate itself by regenerating body cells. Scientists call it "immortal".
Some African earthworms may be up to 6 meters in length!
Rats multiply so quickly that in just 18 months two rats can create more than 1 million relatives!
Unlike humans, sheep have four stomachs and each of them helps to digest the food they eat.
Even when a snake closes its eyes, it can still see through the eyelids.
The average of a fly’s life is not more than 2-3 weeks.
You will not believe, but about 50,000 spiders live on a small grassy lawn. It’s difficult to see them because of their green color.
Bats are the only mammals that have the ability to fly.
Alligators can live to be more than 100 years old.
Snow leopards don't eat only sheep or goat meat. They may also subsist on vegetation!
Tarantulas can live without food for more than two years.
When the dog is very hot, the sweat begins to exude through the pads of their paws. Therefore, they sometimes lie on the floor to cool faster.
There are different types of zebras, each of which is distinguished by its number and arrangement of black stripes on the body.
The dogs' sight is much better than that of humans, but at the same time they do not recognize such a bright palette of colors as we do.
Pigs and humans are the only living beings capable of sunbathing.
A snail can sleep for three years without food and water.
Elephant is the only animal with four knees.
An albatross can fly all day long, waving its wings only once.
Domestic cats do not like the smell of any citrus fruit!
Chameleons' eyes can rotate independently of each other, allowing them to look in all directions without turning their head.
Tigers' skin is also striped, just like their hair.
About 80% of all animals on Earth are insects.
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