Did you know? Hummingbirds can fly backward.
Interesting, isn’t it? Our mother, Earth, is not only a beautiful and best planet to live in but also a planet filled with many creatures with various characteristics different and facts about them that you should know.
Insane Facts about Animals
1. Octopuses have three hearts. One helps them pump blood around the body, while the other two help them pump it to the gills. Moreover, Octopus blood is blue due to high copper levels!
2. A human being’s brain operates on about 15 watts.
3. Polar Bears are black, not white. It only appears white because its fur is translucent, and reflects visible light. However, Beneath all that thick fur, their skin is pitch black.
4. Butterflies can taste with their feet.
5. Dogs’ sense of smell is about 100,000 times stronger than us, but they have just one-sixth of our number of taste buds.
So, This may be the reason why can they be so happy with their routine food.
Cool Facts about Animals
6. Reindeer eyeballs are too cool cause they turn blue in winter to help them see at lower light levels. And They’re golden-colored in summer. Reindeers are the only mammals to have this ability.
7. A single strand of spider silk is five times stronger than steel of the same width. But what’s more insane is that the rope of Spider silk just 2 inches thick could reportedly stop a Boeing 747.
8. The claws of a mantis shrimp can accelerate as quickly as a .22-caliber bullet. Scientists keep them in thick plastic tanks because they can easily break the glass with their punches.
9. The extinct colossus penguin stood as tall as NBA superstar, LeBron James.
10. Honeybees have the ability to flap their wings 200 times every second.
Crazy Facts about Animals
11. There is a type of “immortal” jellyfish that is capable of cheating death indefinitely.
12. Sheep and rabbits are actually immune to black widow venom.
13. Sharks kill fewer than 10 people per year. Whereas we kill about 100 million sharks per year. So yeah, We are much more scarier than them.
14. Wild dolphins call each other by name.
15. Elephants have a specific alarm call that means “human.” To be honest, We are a menace to the wildlife.
Lesser-Known Facts about Animals
16. Horses use facial expressions to communicate with each other. Researchers were able to identify 17 discrete facial movements in horses.
17. If you think democracy is only for Humans, then you are completely wrong, because African buffalo herds also display voting behavior.
18. 80% of Australia’s plants and animals are unique to Australia and are found nowhere else in the world.
19. In this, individuals register their travel preference by standing up, looking in one direction, and then lying back down. Only adult females can vote.
20. Warmer weather causes more turtles to be born female than male.
Awesome Facts about Animals
21. Bats save the American agriculture industry an estimated $3.7 to $53 billion per year by eating pest insects.
22. Polar Bears have the ability to smell their prey up to a Kilometer away.
23. The Gargantuan blue whale is the largest animal that has ever inhabited Earth. Yeah, they’re bigger than dinosaurs!
24. When breeding, a pair of jaguars may mate up to 100 times a day.
25. A supercolony of invasive Argentine ants are currently engaged in a turf war with a nearby supercolony in Mexico.
I guess they learned it from humans 🙂
Mind-Blowing Facts about Animals
26. With over 3,000 wild tigers, India has the largest number of tigers.
27. Nearly all wild lions live in Africa, below the Sahara Desert, but one small population exists around Gir Forest National Park in western India.
28. Hummingbirds are the only birds on Earth that can fly backward.
29. Starfish do not have a brain.
30. An ant can lift 20 times its own body weight. In comparison, if a second-grader is as strong as an ant, he would be able to pick up a car!
Giraffes spend most of their lives standing up; they even sleep and give birth standing up.
Giant pandas spend 10-16 hours a day feeding, mainly on bamboo.
That’s it for this post guys, I hope you had fun while reading about 25 Mind-Blowing facts about Animals that everyone must know.
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