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

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(1) Do you know the name of slowest fish ? The slowest fish in the world is the seahorse, which moves along at about 0.01 mph.

(2) There is a program that makes prison inmates responsible for training and raising seeing-eye dogs. Many reported that they felt like they were making amends for their past actions by working with the puppies.

(3) Koala bears almost exclusively eat only eucalyptus leaves and nothing else.

(4) Contrary to popular belief, French poodles actually originated in Germany. Maybe you should’ve named her Gretl instead of Fifi.


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(5) Horned lizards can shoot blood out of their eyes to defend themselves.

(6) Squirrels will adopt other squirrels babies if they are abandoned.

(7) Killer whales are not whales at all, rather a species of dolphin.


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Killer whales are actually one kind of dolphins
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(8) Fireflies do not bite or have pincers. Fireflies are harmless, they don’t even carry diseases.

(9) Oysters can change from one gender to another and back again depending on which is best for mating.

(10) A sea lion is the first nonhuman mammal with a proven ability to keep a beat.

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A Sea Lion
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Previous Episodes :
Part-I, Part-II, Part-III, Part-IV,Part-V, Part VI, Part VII, Part VIII, Part IX, Part X, Part XI, Part XII, Part XIII, Part XIV, Part XV, Part XVI, Part XVII, Part XVIII, Part XIX, Part XX, Part XXI, Part XXII, Part XXIII, Part XXIV, Part XXV, Part XXVI, Part XXVII, Part XXVIII, Part XXIX, Part XXX, Part XXXI, Part XXXII, Part XXXIII, Part XXXIV, Part XXXV, Part XXXVI, Part XXXVII, Part XXXVIII, Part XXXIX, Part XL, Part XLI, Part XLII, Part XLIII, Part XLIV, Part XLV, Part XLVI, Part XLVII, Part XLVIII

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

http://list25.com/25-amazing-facts-you-didnt-know-about-animals/

https://www.buzzfeed.com/kasiagalazka/surprising-facts-about-animals

http://www.boredpanda.com/happy-animal-facts/

http://mentalfloss.com/article/86578/50-incredible-animal-facts-youll-want-share

http://www.msn.com/en-us/lifestyle/pets/50-weird-facts-from-the-animal-kingdom/ss-BBr2HCT#image=2


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The koala bear picture is really great! Those eyes :)

PS: concerning (9), I think this is also true for many other animals as snails or frogs.

thank you for sharing that info :D

My pleasure :)

Nice informative post. I will follow you from now to get this kind of good info. wait to see more episodes.
Thanks @whiteblood

Great post! Very interesting.. followed

thank you very much @drewley :D

wow... amazing @royalmacro, pleas visit me

Excellent work dear friend @ royalmacro is always fun to learn from animals, I must admit that this was my complete ignorance
have a beautiful day

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