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

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(1) To escape the grip of a crocodile’s jaw, push your thumb into its eyeballs-it will let you go instantly.
(2) Hippos can run faster than humans!
(3) Ferrets sleep around 20 hours a day.
(4) Fireflies are also known as lightning bugs.

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(5) A completely blind chameleon will still take on the colours of its environment.
(6) One survey reports that 33 percent of dog owners admit they talk to their dogs on the phone or leave messages on answering machines while they are away.
(7) Horses can’t vomit.

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(8) Apiphobia is the fear of bees.
(9) A garden caterpillar has 248 muscles in its head.
(10) Dolphins can eat up to 30 pounds of fish a day.

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I have read that there is no such thing as an obscene phone call , it is merely a Dog phoning his friends when their owners are out! I wonder who found out the item on Crocodiles?

I assume this true comes from some real experiences ...

I once heard the eye pushing also works for sharks... hope none of us ever get in a situation like that.

eye pushing also works for tigers & lions attacks (if they don't breach your neck at first)

Hehe... not sure if I would think of pushing eyeballs in either of the situation, though!

Today I learned something new, thank you very much for that dear friend @royalmacro, congratulations for the excellent information

thank you jlufer :)

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