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Sunday, September 4, 2016

Awesome Facts About Animals

Awesome Facts About Animals(Part 1) (interestingawesome.blogspot.com)

“If having a soul means being able to feel love and loyalty and gratitude, then animals are better off than a lot of humans.”―James Herriot
“Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains awakened .”Anatole France

Think about above quotes. Those quotes will define what is an animal and why we must take care of them. Animal world is an another marvelous creation of nature. And most of them are awesome. It’s mind-blowing to think about the multitude of animals that exist in this world. From the tiny flea to the great blue whale, each animal possesses a unique quality that makes it stand out from the rest.There are a million ways in which animals are funny, sweet, loving, sneaky, silly, and sometimes even weird. So here is a collection of awesome facts about animals. If you missed the 2nd part of this post, you can read it from below link, Amazing Facts About Animals (Part 2).

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1. It is predicted that the reason why night insects , such as moths, are attracted to lights is because they mistake them for the light of the moon , which they used to navigate the Earth before mankind made artificial lights .

2. Through the use of optogenetics , scientists were able to create a false memory within a mouse ’s brain . This was done by marking the neurons that fired in the mouse ’s brain when in one environment, transferring the mouse to a second environment and making these neurons fire whilst shocking the mouse’ s feet, then transferring the mouse back to the first environment. This made the mouse believe it had had an unpleasant experience in the first environment when in fact it hadn’ t. Actually this is a revolutionary research. What will happen if someone hack in to another ’s mind  like in Inception?
3. A mole cam dig a tunnel that is 300 feet long in one night.
4. The golden poison Dart frog ’ s skin has enough toxins to kill 100 people .

5. A flea can jump up to 200 times its own height which is equal to a human jumping the Empire State building.
6. All polar bears are left handed.
7. The only 2 animals that can see behind itself without turning its head are the rabbit and the parrot.
8. A snail can sleep for three years.
9. Hydra  an aquatic creature is the only living creature that never die . It regenerates, replacing its cells with fresh ones .
10.Elephants are the only animals that can ’t jump .
11. The world ’s biggest ever recorded turtle was a Leather back Turtle that washed up Harlech Beach, Wales , in 1988 . It was estimated to be 100 years old, and was almost 9 foot in length weighing a tumultuous 2 ,016 lbs !
12. A crocodile can't stick it's tongue out.
13. It is physically impossible for pigs to look up into the sky and also a pig's orgasm lasts 30 minutes.
14. Rats and horses can't vomit.
15. Humans and dolphins are the only species that have sex for pleasure.;-)
16. Starfish have no brains.
17. A cat's urine glows under a black light and Starfish have no brains.
18. The catfish has over 27,000 taste buds and Butterflies taste with their feet.
19. A cockroach will live for weeks without its head before it starves to death.
20. A giraffe can clean its ears with its 21-inch tongue!
21. Owls are the only birds who can see the colour blue.
22. The longest recorded flight of a chicken is 13 seconds.
23. The placement of a donkey’s eyes in its’ heads enables it to see all four feet at all times!
24. Orcas (killer whales) kill sharks by torpedoing up into the shark's stomach from underneath, causing the shark to explode.
25. You can tell the sex of a horse by its teeth. Most males have 40, females have 36.
26. Cats sleep up to eighteen hours a day, but never quite as deep as humans. Instead, they fall asleep quickly and wake up intermittently to check to see if their environment is still safe.
27. The odds of seeing three albino deer at once are one in seventy-nine billion, yet one man in Boulder Junction, Wisconsin, took a picture of three albino deer in the woods.
28. Jellyfish like salt water. A rainy season often reduces the jellyfish population by putting more fresh water into normally salty waters where they live.
29. Many sharks lay eggs, but hammerheads give birth to live babies that look like very small duplicates of their parents. Young hammerheads are usually born headfirst, with the tip of their hammer-shaped head folded backward to make them more streamlined for birth.
30. The lifespan of a squirrel is about nine years and the lifespan of a squirrel is about nine years.
31. Young beavers stay with their parents for the first two years of their lives before going out on their own.
32. Sharks and rays are the only animals known to man that don't get cancer. Scientists believe this has something to do with the fact that they don't have bones, but cartilage.
33. Camels are called "ships of the desert" because of the way they move, not because of their transport capabilities. A Dromedary camel has one hump and a Bactrian camel two humps. The humps are used as fat storage. Thus, an undernourished camel will not have a hump and they have three eyelids to protect themselves from blowing sand.
34. Some worms will eat themselves if they can’t find any food!
35. More people are killed each year from bees than from snakes.
36. It’s against the law to have a pet dog in Iceland.
37. A tiny amount of liquor on a scorpion will make it instantly go mad and sting itself to death.
Catnip, or Nepeta cataria, is an herb with nepetalactone in it. Many think that when cats inhale nepetalactone, it affects hormones that arouse sexual feelings, or at least alter their brain functioning to make them feel "high." Catnip was originally made, using nepetalactone as a natural bug repellant, but roaming cats would rip up the plants before they could be put to their intended task.
38. Cats often rub up against people and furniture to lay their scent and mark their territory. They do it this way, as opposed to the way dogs do it, because they have scent glands in their faces.
39. There are more than fifty different kinds of kangaroos and Gorillas sleep as much as fourteen hours per day.
40. Dolphins sleep with one eye open!
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