Amazing Facts of Animal

  1. Gorillas can catch human colds and other illnesses.
  2. On average, dogs have better eyesight than humans, although not as colorful.
  3. Deer have no gall bladders.
  4. The bat is the only mammal that can fly.
  5. The only mammals to undergo menopause are elephants, humpback whales and human females.
  6. The chicken and fish are the only animals that are eaten before they are born and after they die.
  7. For every human in the world there are one million ants.
  8. If you lift a kangaroo’s tail off the ground it can’t hop – they use their tails for balance.
  9. Cows can sleep standing up, but they can only dream lying down.
  10. The sentence “The quick brown fox jumps over a lazy dog.” uses every letter of the alphabet.
  11. Alligators can live up to 100 years.
  12. A housefly hums in the key of F.
  13. During World War II, Americans tried to train bats to drop bombs.
  14. It is much easier for dogs to learn spoken commands if they are given in conjunction with hand signals or gestures.
  15. Animals generate 30 times more waste than humans which is 1.4 billion tons every year.
  16. Ants never sleep. Also they don’t have lungs.
  17. Apple and pear seeds contain arsenic, which may be deadly to dogs.
  18. Cows have four stomachs.
  19. The smell of a skunk can be detected by a human a mile away.
  20. There is a butterfly in Africa with enough poison in its body to kill six cats!