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Interesting Facts About Animals

Posted by on Jul. 25, 2010 at 6:50 AM
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The Poison Arrow frog has enough poison to kill 2,200 people. (And my friend has 12 of them in her home!)

A group of ravens is called a murder.

By some unknown means, an iguana can end its own life.

Americans spend around $3 billion for cat and dog food a year

When a horned toad is angry, it squirts blood from its eyes.

The ostrich has a 46-foot long small intestine.

A scallop has 35 blue eyes.

A goldfish has a memory span of 3 seconds.

A swan is the only bird with a penis

An elephant can be pregnant for up to 2 years

Zebras can't see the color orange.

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

A cow's only sweat glands are in its nose.

Bulls are color blind.

Mosquitoes have 47 teeth.

A domestic cat can frighten a black bear to climb a tree.

 

 

by on Jul. 25, 2010 at 6:50 AM
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aprilmommy2007
by on Jul. 25, 2010 at 7:07 AM

never knew any of those nice, any more

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by on Jul. 25, 2010 at 7:14 AM

me too lol Just found out today. I like interesting facts like these. If I find more later, will post it here:)

Quoting aprilmommy2007:

never knew any of those nice, any more


mamapaparazzi
by Gold Member on Jul. 25, 2010 at 7:16 AM

When a horned toad is angry, it squirts blood from its eyes.

That's nothing... when I'm angry, I shoot daggers from mine ;) lol

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by on Jul. 25, 2010 at 7:19 AM

lmao! hehe

Quoting mamapaparazzi:

When a horned toad is angry, it squirts blood from its eyes.

That's nothing... when I'm angry, I shoot daggers from mine ;) lol


mandafox
by on Jul. 25, 2010 at 7:20 AM

 LOL. Are we bored this morning? :) Sometimes when I get angry I feel like I could shoot blood from my eyes, too. Wouldn't that be a sight? And I am SOOOOO glad that we are only pregnant 9 months. 2 years? Forget it.

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by on Jul. 25, 2010 at 7:26 AM

lol! is it too obvious? haha:)

in my case, when it's that time of the month lol

Quoting mandafox:

 LOL. Are we bored this morning? :) Sometimes when I get angry I feel like I could shoot blood from my eyes, too. Wouldn't that be a sight? And I am SOOOOO glad that we are only pregnant 9 months. 2 years? Forget it.


Beatlemama
by Julie on Jul. 25, 2010 at 7:27 AM

Poor mama elephants!

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by on Jul. 26, 2010 at 2:27 AM

Yes, poor mama elephants. Didn't know they carry their babies for two years.

Quoting Beatlemama:

Poor mama elephants!


Punky_1981
by on Jul. 26, 2010 at 3:03 AM

I often wonder how they can tell when an animal can only see certain colors, or if they are color blind. Never made sense to me. These are interesting though. Thanks for sharing. 

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by on Jul. 26, 2010 at 3:52 AM

you're welcome:)

Quoting Punky_1981:

I often wonder how they can tell when an animal can only see certain colors, or if they are color blind. Never made sense to me. These are interesting though. Thanks for sharing. 


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