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10 interesting facts about animals

There are about one million different species of animals, birds, insects and fishes in the world. The majority of them can still be found in the world while many of them are endangered or nearing extinction. Here we have collected 10 interesting facts about animals, some which you are familiar with though you may be surprised about a few things and others that may have never heard about.
1) Panamanian Golden Frog:
Panamanian golden frog
Image credit: Flickr ucumari

An amazing species of frog named Panamanian Golden Frog does not possess ears, but rather they listen with the help of their lungs.  Yes, those lungs multi-task for them in the most amazing way. These frogs are not the only species with the same functionality but there are many fish that also hear in the same manner.
2) Groups of Animals:
school of fish
Image credit: Flickr Madhava Enros
Did you know that a group of fish is called a school, while a group of owls is called a parliament.
3) Cows:
Image credit: Flickr publicenergy
A single cow releases vast amount of methane gas on a daily basis. The gas passed by a cow can fill about 400 litre bottles.
4) Black Widow Spider:
Black widow spider
Image credit: Flickr Keith T. Robinson
The Black Widow, one of the most poisonous spiders’, can spin a web whose silk is the strongest of all other types of silks in the world. Another interesting fact about them is if a bird eats black widow, it is very much lights out for the bird.
5) Woodpecker:
Image credit: Flickr ChristineLeiser
A woodpecker can peck on wood 20 times per second. Their average total pecks are 8,000 to 12,000 a day. A woodpecker was represented successfully by an artist Ben Hardway as fictional Woody Woodpecker.
6) Sharks:
Image credit: Flickr Fordan
Sharks, one of the largest species of fishes, don’t have bones in their bodies. Their skeleton is made of cartilage (A flexible bone like man have in their ears and nose). An amazing thing about a Shark’s skeleton is that it can easy be crushed under their own weight while on dry land.
7) Snails:
Image credit: Flickr jimbrickett
A species of snails named as Garden Snail have about 14,175 teeth that are located on its tongue. Another cool and interesting fact about snails is that they can sleep up to 3 years without any break.
8 ) Centipede:
Image credit: Flickr A. Davey
Centipedes existed on earth about 400 million years ago.  Although centipede means 100 feet, many people have witnessed quite larger centipedes, some of them with over 300 legs.
9) Hyrax:
hyrax cousin of elephant
Image credit: Flickr Jo Mur
A Hyrax is a small rabbit liked animal with a weight of about 2 to 5 kg but amazingly this animal is known as the cousin of elephant.  Yes guys, its true, this animal is the nearest relative of an elephant.
10) Dodo:
Image credit: Flickr Lebatihem
A Dodo, one of the national symbols of Mauritius, is no more in the world as it went extinct in 1681. Although we can see the imaginary shape of Dodo’s in documentaries and featured films, their original shape is still unknown as it existed before the cameras and there are no complete skeletons found yet.


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