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  • Writer's pictureNitika Mehra

31 Interesting Facts About Birds And Animals

Updated: 5 days ago

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

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

  • Moose shed and regrow their antlers every year.

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

  • Goats are drawn to people who are smiling.

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

31 Interesting Facts About Birds & Animals

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

  • Giraffes have the highest blood pressure of any mammal.

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

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

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

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

  • Ravens are great at mimicking human speech and sounds.

  • Ostriches have the largest eyes of any land animal.

  • Cardinals like to cover themselves in ants.

  • Some Ducks sleep with one eye open.

  • Most Hummingbirds weigh less than a Nickel.

  • Parrots can learn to say hundred of words.

  • There is a bird called Gang-gang.

  • Giraffes have no voice.

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

  • Giraffes clean their ears with tongue.

  • Frogs close their eyes when swallowing.

  • Cows can get drunk after eating too many apples.

  • Grasshoppers have white blood.

  • Snakes are immune to their own poison.

  • Albatross can sleep while flying.

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

  • Emu and kangaroo can’t walk backwards.

  • A mouse has more bones than a human.

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