What I Learnt Today : 10 Unknown Amazing Facts About Animals - Part LXVI

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(1) Do you know that bats can not walk because, the leg bones of bats are very thin.

(2) The closest relatives to the elephant shrew are actually elephants, not shrews.

(3) Alligators can live up to 100 years.

(4) It is much easier for dogs to learn spoken commands if they are given in conjunction with hand signals or gestures.

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(5) Fruit bats don't use echolocation—they have excellent senses of sight and smell.

(6) Toucans curl into little balls when they sleep.

(7) The flamingo can only eat when its head is upside down.


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(8) In an aquatic traffic jam, alligators will give manatees the right of way.

(9) There is a butterfly in africa with enough poison in its body to kill six cats!

(10) Bioluminescence has evolved at least 50 separate times.

poisonous butterfly in africa

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Thank you, excellent trivia! :D

Those looks simple but really interesting!

Nice facts :) Learn something new everyday!

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Wow these are amazing facts that I did not know about, the flamingo and the butterfly and bat intrigued me most from all of them, good pictures BTW.

This is the moment when I realize there is so much to see and to learn in this World. Thank you for sharing this...love the info

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