11 More or Less Known but Definitely Interesting Animal Facts

Nature is filled with amazing creatures with even more amazing habits. As the technology progresses, so does our ability to research and understand animals so there is some interesting animal trait discovered almost every day. Here are some newly found and some a bit older but still interesting animal facts.

Lets start with puffins. These adorable looking birds are mating for life. When they get together, they stay together and have one egg each year.

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This one is a bit more known fact. This cat named Mayor Stubbs actually is an elected mayor of Talkeetna, Alaska for over 15 years!

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Recent researches have shown that the most common farm animal, that was synonym for stupidity, isn't stupid at all. They are actually pretty intelligent and with one of the best facial recognition “systems” in the animal world. They are also really fond of people smiling…

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We've already talked about this fact. When your cat headbutts you, it means that it trusts your completely and that they feel 100% safe next to you.

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Baby elephants are known to suck on their trunks when they are upset or feel threatened. It has a calming effect on them, similar to when our babies suck their thumbs.

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When she knows that she'll deliver a baby soon, mother giraffe instinctively tries to return to the same place that she was born.

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If you accidentally scare joey (baby kangaroo), you will probably see him diving into his mother's pouch, head first. That is definitely the safest place for him.

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Even before they hatch, small poultry, specially chickens, are able to communicate with their parents and their siblings.

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This cute little mammals, red pandas, that we recently talked about have one of the cutest traits. When they are cold, they will cover themselves with their fluffy tail and use it as a fantastic natural blanket.

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These, sometimes really annoying, common house flies will always buzz around in the F key.

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As every true gentleman, male puppies of several dog breeds will often let female win while playing, but they will make it look like they are putting up a fair fight. Adorable, isn't it? 🙂

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