25+ Strange Facts About Animals

50+ Strange Facts About Animals 

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1. The star-nosed mole has 22 fleshy tentacles around its nose, which it uses to detect prey underwater.

2. A group of flamingos is called a "flamboyance."

3. Octopuses have three hearts: two pump blood to the gills, and one pumps it to the rest of the body.

4. Female ferrets can die if they don't mate when they go into heat.

5. Sloths move so slowly that algae can grow on their fur.

6. The mimic octopus can impersonate the appearance and behaviors of other marine animals to avoid predators.

7. The tongue of a blue whale can weigh as much as an elephant.

8. Axolotls have the ability to regrow entire limbs.

9. A newborn kangaroo is about 1 inch long and is small enough to fit in a teaspoon.

10. A group of owls is called a "parliament."

11. Pigs have been trained to play video games using a joystick.

12. Male seahorses carry and give birth to the babies.

13. The pistol shrimp creates a bubble that implodes underwater, creating a shockwave and heat that can stun or even kill prey.

14. A giraffe's neck contains the same number of vertebrae as a human's neck (seven), but each one can be up to 10 inches long.

15. The tongue of a chameleon can be longer than its body.

16. Honeybees communicate through dance, a behavior known as the "waggle dance."

17. The male bowerbird creates intricate and decorative structures to attract a mate.

18. A group of crows is called a "murder."

19. The male seahorse becomes pregnant when the female transfers her eggs into a special pouch on his abdomen.

20. Platypuses lay eggs and produce milk, making them one of the few mammals that can do both.

21. A newborn kangaroo is born blind, hairless, and about the size of a lima bean.

22. The tongue of a blue whale can weigh as much as an elephant.

23. The star-nosed mole's nose is the most sensitive organ of any mammal and can detect food by touch.

24. Cuttlefish can change their skin color and texture to communicate, hunt, and camouflage.

25. The tongue of a woodpecker can extend more than three times the length of its bill.

These facts of animals showcase the incredible diversity and unique behaviors of animals in the natural world.

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