Random facts.

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1.Octopuses have three hearts.
2.Scorpions can hold its breath for about 5-6 days.
3. Butterflies can taste with their feet.
4. Cats and horses are highly susceptible
to black widow venom, but dogs are
relatively resistant. Sheep and rabbits are
apparently immune.
5. Sharks kill fewer than 10 people per
year. Humans kill about 100 million sharks
per year.
6. Wild dolphins call each other by name.
7. Young goats pick up accents from each
other.
8. Humpback whale songs spread like
“cultural ripples from one population to
another.”
9. Tardigrades are extremely durable
microscopic animals that exist all over
Earth. They can survive any of the
following: 300 degrees Fahrenheit (149
Celsius), -458 degrees F (-272 C), the
vacuum of space, pressure six times
stronger than the ocean floor and more
than a decade without food.
10. Horses use facial expressions to
communicate with each other.
11. Elephants have a specific alarm call
that means “human.”
12. Squirrels can’t burp or vomit .
13. Less time separates the existence of
humans and the tyrannosaurus rex than
the T-rex and the stegosaurus.
14. There’s a place on Earth where
seagulls prey on right whales .
15. Owls don’t have eyeballs. They have
eye tubes .
16. Animals with smaller bodies and faster
metabolism see in slow motion .
17. Dogs’ sense of smell is about 100,000
times stronger than humans’, but they
have just one-sixth our number of taste
buds.
18. The extinct colossus penguin stood as
tall as LeBron James.
19. Male gentoo and Adelie penguins
“propose ” to females by giving them a
pebble.
20. Azara’s owl monkeys are more
monogamous than humans.
21. Barn owls are normally monogamous,
but about 25 percent of mated pairs
“divorce.”
22. A group of parrots is known as a
pandemonium.
23. Polar bears have black skin.
24. Reindeer eyeballs turn blue in winter
to help them see at lower light levels.
25. A human brain operates on about 15
watts .
26. Warmer weather causes more turtles
to be born female than male.
27. African buffalo herds display voting
behavior, in which individuals register their
travel preference by standing up, looking in
one direction and then lying back down.
Only adult females can vote.
28. If a honeybee keeps waggle dancing in
favor of an unpopular nesting site, other
workers headbutt her to help the colony
reach a consensus.
29. Honeybees can flap their wings 200
times every second.
30. The claws of a mantis shrimp can
accelerate as quickly as a .22-caliber
bullet.
31. A single strand of spider silk is
thinner than a human hair, but also five
times stronger than steel of the same
width. A rope just 2 inches thick could
reportedly stop a Boeing 747.

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