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

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(1) The Mayans and Aztecs symbolised every tenth day with the dog, and those born under this sign were believed to have outstanding leadership skills.
(2) A dog’s shoulder blades are unattached to the rest of the skeleton to allow greater flexibility for running.
(3) The most popular female dog name is Maggie. The most popular male dog name is Max.
(4) Whale milk is 50% fat.


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(5) In 2006, 253 fish-species were listed as critically endangered.
(6) The owl has a very small brain.
(7) The average dolphin eats one-third of its weight on food each day.


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(8) There are over 70,000 types of spiders spinning their webs in the world.
(9) When young abalones feed on red seaweed their shells turn red.
(10) The colour red doesn’t really make bulls angry; they are color-blind.


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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

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


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