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INTERESTING ABOUT the ANIMALS / Interesting facts about animals

Do you think that the animal world is simpler than the world of people? Interesting facts about animals, presented in this section children's site "All children" will destroy this stereotype!

1. To make one kilo of honey, a bee must fly 2 million flowers.

2. Feeding a baby is not an easy thing for whales. After 10-12 months in the womb are born small whales size up to a third of the adult whale (and in the case of the Blue whale is 10 meters). Mother muscles pours milk into his mouth cub, which clings to the nipple (Yes, they have whales). The fat content of milk whales - about 50%, which is 10 times the fat content of human milk. Accordingly, the cubs grow typing per day up to 90 pounds.

3. Pigeons can fly thousands of miles and to get exactly where they were going. And Arctic tern in the year flies over 40 200 kilometers. Many birds use the built-in wise nature ferromagnets for the orientation of the magnetic fields of the Earth. But a 2006 study showed that pigeons besides, remember the conspicuous features of the earth and are guided by him.

4. Recent studies have shown that moles are quite sharp, though limited, vision. And they often don't like what they see, because the penetration of light usually means that the hole had snuck predator.

5. The brain of a giraffe is about 5 meters above his body. It is obvious that with this original design of the neck must somehow be addressed delivery of blood to a vital organ. Moreover, that heart giraffes twice stronger than that of cows, and the unique structure of the veins prevents sudden rush of blood when lowering the head down. And the skin of the feet must be extremely tight, so as not to allow the blood to stagnate in the legs.

6. Eyes lizards equipped with orange glasses, because in the retina lot of fat droplets, painted in orange color. That's where, it turns out that the filters in these animals. Hence, lizards see the world not as we do. And not only lizards. Many birds seem green that we see in red color.

7. When Europeans first saw giraffe, they called it "verblyudotsidom", thinking that it is a hybrid of a camel and a leopard.

8. Weight ostrich eggs can reach 1,5 kg

9. During the First world war, one of the South African monkeys received a medal and was even awarded the military rank of corporal.

10. Snakes can sleep for 3 years in a row, without taking anything into food.

11. Rats appeared on Earth to 48 million years earlier than people.

12. On Earth there are about 400 breeds of domestic dogs.

13. Dolphins sleep with one open eye.

14. Butterflies-moths larvae live in the water and eaten by aquatic plants.

15. The animal with the largest brain in relation to body - ant.

16. About 70 percent of the living creatures of the Earth - bacteria.

17. In his youth the black sea perch mostly girls, but by 5 years they radically change the floor!

18. The elephant is the only animal with 4 knees.

19. Zoo in Tokyo every year closes for 2 months, so that the animals could rest from the visitors.

20. Anteaters prefer not to eat ants and termites.

21. When a giraffe gives birth, her baby falls from a height of five feet.

22. Despite the hump, spine a camel straight.

23. The sharks are immune to cancer.

24. Starfish can turn its stomach inside out.

25. The animal, which is the longest may not drink the rat.

26. Hippos are born underwater.

27. Orangutans warn about aggression with a loud burp.

28. The mole may for one night to dig a tunnel with a length of 76 meters.

29. The snails are about 25,000 teeth.

30. Black arachnia can eat up to 20 spiders in the day.

31. The lack of food tape worm can eat up to 95 percent of their body weight.

32. The ancient Egyptians taught baboons to serve them at the table.

33. Need 40 minutes to cook hard-boiled ostrich egg.

34. Inside the lion's pride 9/10 production in the "family" supply of a lioness.

35. Sloths spend 75 % of your life.

36. Hummingbirds can't walk.

37. The moth has no stomach.

38. Europeans arrived in Australia, they asked the natives: "what's that you got a strange hopping animals?" The natives replied "Kangaroo," which meant: "do Not understand!"

39. The easiest way to distinguish the beast-vegetarian from predators: the predators eyes are located on the front part of the muzzle to see the victim. Vegetarians - on both sides of the head, to see the enemy.

40. The bat is the only mammal that can fly.

41. 99 % of the creatures that lived on Earth are extinct.

42. Blood grasshopper white, lobster - blue.

43. For the last 4000 years has not been domesticated none of the new animal.

44. Penguins can jump up to a height of more than half a meter.

45. Chimpanzees are the only animals that can recognize themselves in the mirror.

46. The word "orangutan" means in some languages of Africa "man of the jungle"

47. EMUs in Portuguese means "ostrich".

48. Elephants and humans are the only mammals that can stand on their head.

49. Crocodiles swallow stones to gain a deeper dive.

50. Polar bears can run at speeds of 40 km/H.

51. A cat falling from the 12th floor, a better chance of surviving than a cat that falls off the 7th.

52. Yastreby-goshawks are not found in only one European country, Iceland.

53. Chameleons can throw out his tongue at a distance equal to half the length of the trunk. In addition, his eyes able to rotate independently from each other, so the chameleon can look simultaneously in all directions, without moving his head.

54. The generators of the South American electric eel can generate a voltage of up to 1200 volts when current is 1.2 A. This would be enough to ignite the six stavatti bulbs.

55. Ferrets sleep up to 20 hours a day.

56. The French call the dove "flying rat".

57. The jackals on one pair of chromosomes is greater than in dogs and wolves.

58. Tigers not just striped fur, but striped skin.

59. The fish garfish green bone.

60. The goats pupil square, and some ungulates he looked like a heart.

61. An octopus has a rectangular pupil.

62. The horse on 18 more bones than humans.

63. Giraffes have the largest heart and the highest blood pressure of all terrestrial animals.

64. Giraffes have absolutely black tongue, the length of which can reach up to 45 see

65. The temperature of the blood in fishes of Antarctica can reach-1.7 degrees Celsius.

66. The whale heart only started beating at about 9 times per minute.

67. The longest recorded flight of a chicken lasted 13 seconds.

68. Penguin is the only bird that can swim but can't fly. It is also the only bird that stalks standing.

69. In the Falkland Islands per inhabitant (2000) has 350 sheep (700 000), and in New Zealand, and 20 sheep.

70. Ant-paper can lift and move cargo, the weight of which more than 50 times its own weight.

71. The mass of the brain of the elephant is approximately 0.27% of its body mass.

72. Cat's jaw cannot move sideways.

73. When in 1850 from Europe to America brought the first batch of sparrows, the Americans were so excited that gorge them all to death.

74. One egg of an ostrich, you can make eleven and a half servings of scrambled eggs.

75. Adult kit for 2 seconds breathes 2400 liters of air.

76. If the bat has heard your cry, which she lacerum, non, she'd gone deaf. Therefore, before emission lotsiruemyh cry of the mouse gives a squeak, which causes the muscles of the hearing aid to strain, and a loud cry she perceives is okay.

77. Each bee hive live 20 to 60 thousand bees. The Queen bee lays nearly 1,500 eggs per day and live for up to two years. Drones whose sole job to help the uterus, live up to 24 days and have no stinger. Worker bees (all sterile females) usually work until his death (about 40 days), collecting pollen and nectar.

78. There are 321 views of hummingbirds (for example: Michalova, red, rubinola, Sappho, angel, long-tailed, Topaz, raceonusa, huge (about the size of a swallow)

79. Iguana can stay under water up to 28 minutes.

80. Zebra white with black stripes, and not Vice versa.

81. In the world there are about 500 zoos.

82. In the caterpillar's body more muscle than in the body.

83. Belize is the only country in the world where the law protected the jaguars.

84. A rat can go without water longer than a camel.

85. During the day the bird feeds its Chicks thousand times.

86. In ancient Egypt the main pests of field was not considered to be bugs and not even the locust, and ... hippos.

87. The female Armadillo has a unique ability. In stressful situations, it can delay delivery for up to two years.

88. Attacking its prey, sharks turn a blind eye to beating their extraction is not hurt.

89. The skunk can't bite and spread the smell at the same time.

90. Fish Mola Mola (or oceanic sun fish), lays up to 5 000 000 eggs at one time.

91. The movement speed of a snail is about 1.5 mm/sec.

92. The male Emperor moth can feel and find a female of his species from a distance of two kilometers.

93. On the front paws of a tiger on the five fingers and the back four. Tiger claws reach a length of 8-10 cm

94. The variety of sea stars, called Lunckia columbiae can completely reproduce your body of particles of a length of 1 centimeter.

95. Because of the mechanism that reflects light back to the retina, the night vision of tigers is six times better than humans.

96. Snakes can sleep for 3 years in a row, without taking anything into food.

97. A flea can jump to 33 cm for one jump. If people had the same jumping, people would jump at 213 meters!

98. On Earth known about 4000 species of frogs and toads.

99. Because of the mechanism that reflects light back to the retina, the night vision of tigers is six times better than humans.

100. Hippos, followed by elephants, the heaviest Land mammals. Their weight can reach up to 4 tons.


Other animals - interesting facts!
Animals of the Arctic Animals of the prairies and savannas Animals of the tropics 1 Animals of the tropics 2 Animals of the tundra Animals of the mountains Animals Australia Animals of the seas Animals mixed forests Interesting fish Interesting facts about animals

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