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18 Interesting Animal Facts You Probably Didn’t Know


The animal kingdom is full of fascinating birds, mammals, sea creatures and reptiles, each with their own set of distinct traits and habits. Learning some interesting animal facts is a great way to explore the natural world around us.
Here are just 18 strange but interesting animal facts you probably didn’t know:

Cats with blue eyes are usually deaf.

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Dogs are the only animals proven to have a sixth sense.

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The only 2 animals that can see behind itself without turning it’s head are the rabbit and the parrot.

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Moths have white blood.

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There are only three animals with blue tongues, the Black Bear, the Chow Chow dog and the blue-tongued lizard.

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A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.

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Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur.

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An annoyed camel will spit at a person.

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Elephants are the only animals that can’t jump.

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Penguins can jump 6 feet in the air.

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Chimpanzees smile when they are scared.

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Koalas sleep around 18 hours a day.

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A cockroach can live several weeks with it’s head cut off.

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Dolphins can swim and sleep at the same time.

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A pig’s orgasm lasts for 30 minutes.

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A dragonfly has a lifespan of 24 hours.

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It takes 5 years for an oyster to produce a medium sized pearl.

pearl-oyster-2 No two spider webs are the same.

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