Joined: 20 Mar 2005
|Posted: Thu Jun 30, 2005 5:04 pm Post subject: Animals - interesting facts
|Snakes are some fearsome animals. When they strike, they succeed 99% of the time.
- Snakes, as well as all other reptiles, are incapable of learning.
- Frogs are not capable of seeing moving objects. This means that if a frog sees something static, he won't notice it.
- Some lions mate many times a day, sometimes more than 50!
- Octopuses are very strange creatures. Sometimes, under supreme necessity, they may eat their own arms.
- Donald duck was banned from England because he doesn't wear pants.
- When a puppy licks your face, its not because he likes you. Its because he's looking for pieces of food.
- Bats are the only mammals able to fly. "Flying squirrels" can only glide for short distances.
- Chimpanzees have been trained to recognize more than 100 words. They can do a specific task by just hearing a word, they can also recognize some grammatical patterns.
- Horse ancestors were less tan a foot tall 60 million years ago. Just image that!
- Pigs can have orgasms of more than 30 minutes.
- Only American monkeys can hang themselves by their tail.