Weird but true!
This week’s topic: Animals
Our world has a lot of strange animals, and here are a bunch of strange and weird facts about them.
Did you know:
- Did you know that bloodhounds can follow a scent that is 4 years old?
- Some reindeer migrate more than any mammals!!
- Some turtles can breathe out of their butts!! Gross but true!!
- The tongue of a Giraffe is so long it can lick inside its own ear.
- On average a Great White Shark has 300 teeth at any one time.
- Snails can’t hear you. They don’t have ears.
- Cows kill more people than Sharks. About 10 humans are killed by Sharks every year but nearly 100 people die each year from being stepped on by cows.
- Spiders have 8 legs and 48 knees.
- A shark’s teeth are normally replaced every eight days.
- Frogs sleep with their eyes open.
- Penguins can jump 6 feet in the air.
- A group of kangaroos is called a mob.
- Emus and kangaroos cannot walk backwards.
- Beavers can hold their breath for 45 minutes under water.
- Snakes can see through their eyelids.
These facts are all weird but they are all true. Animals are weird but they are a part of this world and this is our world, so we should learn more about our animals.
Citation: “Weird and Amazing Animal Facts.” Planet Ozkids. Animals, Myths, & Legends, n.d. Web. 28 Sept. 2015.