If you are looking for some of the most interesting animal facts, then you are looking at the right place. We have selected 30 fun and random facts about animals that would blow your mind.
#1. The dumbest dog in the world is the Afghan hounds.
#2. Ostriches can run faster than horses, and the males can roar like lions
#3. A lion in the wild usually makes no more than twenty kills in a year.
#4. Turtles, water snakes, crocodile, alligators, whales, dolphins and other water going creatures will drown if kept under water for too long
#5. On average, dogs have better eyesight than humans, although not as colorful.
#6. To escape the grip of a crocodile’s jaw, push your thumb into its eyeballs – it will let you go instantly
#7. The only mammals to undergo menopause are elephants, humpback whales and human females
#8. For every human in the world there are one million ants
#9. A group of owls is called a parliament.
#10. Less than 10% of pet owners in Nigeria sleep with their dogs.
#11. Cows can sleep standing up, but they can only dream lying down.
#12. Hippos can run faster than humans!
#13 If you cut off a snail’s eye, it will grow a new one
#14. The phrase “raining cats and dogs” originated in seventeenth-century England. During heavy rainstorms, many homeless animals would drown and float down the streets, giving the appearance that it had actually rained cats and dogs.
#15. The hippopotamus is born underwater
#16. The fear of animals is called zoophobia
#17. A starving mouse will eat its own tail
#18. Polar bears are the world’s largest land predators
#19. A group of butterflies is known as a flutter
#20. Hummingbirds are the only birds who can fly backwards
#21. Three percent of the ice in Antarctica is penguin urine
#22. Rooster is simply a male chicken
#23. There’s a spider in Brazil whose bites can cause an erection that lasts for hours!
#24. A black panther is really a black leopard
#25. The Basenji is the world’s only bark-less dog.
#26. China has the most goats in the world, they have over 170 Million
#27. A Hippo’s sweat is pink
#28. The most poisonous fish in the world is the stone fish.
#29. Killer whales are not whales at all, rather a species of dolphin.
#30. Goats were the first animals domesticated by man in 10,000 B.C.