Elephants have the longest pregnancy of all mammals, 22 months long.
The tongue of an Anteater can grow longer than the size it's head.
The world's longest living known spider died in 2018 at the age of 43 in Australia. She lived in the same burrow her entire life.
The squirrel's tail has many uses; it can be used as blanket, a parachute, a way to balance and a way to communicate. By flicking their tail toward another animal they are saying "Go away!"
Woodpeckers can peck wood up to 20 times per second. Their beaks grow constantly to compensate for the wear and tear of pecking, which can add up to 12,000 pecks per day.
Dragonflies use 80% of their brainpower just to process vision signals. They are capable of seeing everything around them without moving their eyes.
Male dolphins are called bulls, female dolphins are called cows and baby dolphins are called calves.
The highest flying bird in the world is the Ruppell's Griffon vulture. It has been spotted flying at 37,000 feet, an altitude that only the most sophisticated jet planes can reach.
While hunting, snow leopards can leap up to 30 feet (9 meters) and land right on their target.
In most of Europe and United States a black cat crossing your path is considered a bad omen, while in Japan, Australia and UK it's considered good luck.
In North America black cats are considered to bring bad luck while in Japan they are considered to bring good luck.
Elephant trunks contain more than 40,000 muscles. They are strong enough to lift more than 700 lbs, yet precise enough to draw a painting using an artist's brush.
Fire ants can build living floating rafts. When flooded, they grab onto each other using their jaws and sticky legs, forming a circular floating raft.
Marlin fish found in the Atlantic ocean are big and fast. They weigh up 1,400lbs (630kg) and can swim 50 miles per hour (80km/h). Their pointy spear helps them hunt tuna and mackerel.
Lions have loudest roar of any cat, which can be heard up to five miles away. They are the only big cat to live in large groups.
The sailfish is the fastest fish in the world, capable of reaching speeds of 68 miles per hour (110 km/h).
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