Animal Fun Facts

You can tell if a skunk is about if you smell only 0.000 000 000 000 071 ounce of its spray.

Platypuses can consume their own body weight in food in a 24 hour period.

Montana mountain goats will butt heads so hard their hooves fall off.

A cheetah can reach a top speed of almost 113 kilometres per hour.

Greyhounds can jump a distance of 8.3 metres.

Cat whiskers are found on their face and on the back of their forelegs as well.

A hippo can run faster than man.

The average cow produces 40 glasses of milk each day.

A Panda's diet is 99% bamboo.

If you lift a Kangaroo's tail off the ground it can't hop - they use their tails for balance.

Polar bears can swim 97 km without pausing for a rest.

Elephants are the only animals that can't jump.

 

Cats spend 30% of their waking hours grooming themselves.

A rhinoceros' horn is made of hair.

Camels have three eyelids to protect themselves from blowing sand.

The leg bones of a bat are so thin that no bat can walk.

The placement of a donkey's eyes in its head enables it to see all four feet at all times.

A full-grown bear can run as fast as a horse.

Goat's eyes have rectangular pupils.

Dogs have about 100 different facial expressions, most of them made with the ears.

Many hamsters only blink one eye at a time.

Giraffes have no vocal cords.