The fur of sea otters can have more than 650,000 strands of hair per square inch. It helps to keep them insulated while swimming in cold waters.
Tigers are the largest cats in the world, followed closely by lions. Cougars have the largest paws and largest hind legs.
Lady bugs eat up to 5,000 tiny insects during their life. They reduce plant pests and pesticide use dramatically.
Salmon can jump vertically up to 3.6 meters (12 feet). To get back to their birthplace and reproduce, they sometimes jump over small dams and even waterfalls.
The goldfish has been found to have a memory-span of at least 3 months. There have also been a few people who actually trained their goldfish to do tricks!
Females of the Awa tribe in Brazilian jungle breast feed orphaned monkeys found in the jungle. Once big enough, they are released in the wild.
The Wandering Albatross is the bird with largest wingspan in the world, measuring just over 8 feet. The great wingspan allows this bird to glide for hours without having to flap it's wings.
Out of all creatures on Earth the Giant Squid has the largest eyes; one eye can be as big as 11 inches (28 cm) across.
Geese have been successfully used to replace guard dogs at a Scotland scotch winery. Their loud cackles let the security guards know when somebody is approaching.
Giraffes require the least sleep of any mammal, about 20-30 minutes per day. They get their sleep by taking short power naps while standing up, usually for five minutes or less.
The ocean sunfish can lay up to 300 million eggs at a time. Being the heaviest bony fish in the world, their weight may reach 2,200lbs (1,000kg).
The South American Pudu deer is the smallest deer in the world. It measures 60 to 80 cm (23-31 inches) long. It's the only deer that can climb the trees.
The biggest beluga whale gathering happens every summer in Canada's Hudson Bay, near the city of Churchil. About 60,000 belugas gather to molt and reproduce.
To take off, pelicans need a running start, similar to planes. They build up speed by hopping forward few times, on land and on water.
Since spiders can't climb out of sinks some people put up a spider ladder to help them climb out. When they wake up in the morning, there won't be any spiders waiting in the sink.
Black Ivory Coffee produced by the Black Ivory Coffee Company is made from beans picked out of elephant dung. It is one of the most expensive coffees in the world, selling for more than $300USD a pound.
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