• Nitika Mehra

31 Interesting Facts About Birds & Animals

Updated: May 31




  1. Seagulls stomp on the grass to cause a vibration that mimics rain and brings earthworms to the surface.

  2. A Lion's roar helps them locate other lions and announce their territory. 

  3. The Nicobar Pigeon is one of the largest pigeon species, typically measuring 16 inches in length.

  4. Moose shed and regrow their antlers every year.

  5. Cats have vocal cords similar to dogs, meaning they can bark if they want.

  6. Goats are drawn to people who are smiling.

  7. If playing dead doesn't work, Horned Lizards squirt blood from their eyes when threatened by a predator.

  8. A Mosquito can drink upto 3x its own weight in blood.

  9. Giraffes have the highest blood pressure of any mammal.

  10. Honeybees say 'whoop' when they bump into each other, it's an expression of surprise.

  11. Male Peafowl are referred to as Peacocks, and female Peafowl as Peahens.

  12. Elephants use the skin folds on their backs to crush mosquitos. 

  13. Cats have a distinct pattern on their nose, similar to human fingerprints.

  14. Ravens are great at mimicking human speech and sounds.

  15. Ostriches have the largest eyes of any land animal.

  16. Cardinals like to cover themselves in ants.

  17. Some Ducks sleep with one eye open.

  18. Most Hummingbirds weigh less than a Nickel.

  19. Parrots can learn to say hundred of words.

  20. There is a bird called Gang-gang.

  21. Giraffes have no voice.

  22. Frigate bird chases birds until they vomit and then eats the mess itself.

  23. Giraffes clean their ears with tongue.

  24. Frogs close their eyes when swallowing.

  25. Cows can get drunk after eating too many apples.

  26. Grasshoppers have white blood.

  27. Snakes are immune to their own poison.

  28. Albatross can sleep while flying.

  29. Cows don’t have upper front teeth.Normal body temperature for most birds is 42.2 Celsius (108 F).

  30. Emu and kangaroo can’t walk backwards.

  31. A mouse has more bones than a human.