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

in #writing7 years ago (edited)

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(1) There is an average of 50,000 spiders per acre in green areas.
(2) Male dogs will raise their legs while urinating to aim higher on a tree or lamppost because they want to leave a message that they are tall and intimidating. Some wild dogs in Africa try to run up tree trunks while they are urinating to appear to be very large.
(3) Dumbledore isn’t only the Headmaster of Hogwarts; in fact a dumbledore is an old English term for a type of bee.
(4) Goats and octopus’ pupils of their eyes are rectangular.

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(5) Frogs cannot swallow without blinking.
(6) Ailurophobia is the fear of cats.
(7) Butterflies have their skeletons on the outside of their bodies, this is known as the exoskeleton.

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(8) Hippos attract mates by urinating and defecating.
(9) Crocodiles have brains no larger than a cigar.
(10) The Big Five is a group of animals of Africa: cape buffalo, elephant, leopard, lion and rhino.

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Previous Episodes :
Part-I, Part-II, Part-III, Part-IV,Part-V, Part VI, Part VII, Part VIII

reference : http://www.thefactsite.com/2010/09/300-random-animal-facts.html

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