17 Not So Well Known Facts About Animals

There are lots of sayings about animals being more humane creatures than humans, but also there are lots of weird, (un)known facts about them. However, they just don't stop surprising us with their abilities, sensibility, kindness and differences. We're sure that during your 'browsing life' you have come across many weird facts about animals, but here we present more of them, the ones we found particularly interesting. Go, take a look!

An orangutan from a zoo reintroduced to the wild in Borneo began spear fishing after watching local fishermen.

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Africanized bee, known as Killer bees, are breed hybrids that accidentally escaped quarantine and since then have spread throughout the Americas.

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The koala doesn't need to drink liquids, it can obtain all of its liquids from eucalyptus leaves, which are 50% water.

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Fennec foxes mate for life, and the male becomes very aggressive in order to protect the female, especially during her pregnancy.

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Kangaroos can't let out gasses. They convert the small quantity of methane they produce into an energy source which their body reuses. Scientists hope that they will be able to transfer the bacteria that causes this in kangaroos to cows, to reduce methane emissions to save the world from the latest fashionable catastrophe – global warming.

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Not only has the Wolverine been known to actively hunt moose (despite being outweighed 20:1) but the one account describes a Wolverine killing a polar bear.

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Grumpy Cat is a millionaire. It's estimated that she has earned millions since fall of 2012 due to her licensed merchandise, books, Friskies endorsement, 16 million You Tube views and upcoming Lifetime movie “Grumpy Cat's Worst Christmas Ever”

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“One and only” was the name of tortoise who lived through 3 centuries, born in  1750 and died in 2006, when it reached 256 years of age.

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According to Guinness Book of World Records, the smallest cat is Tinker Toy, a Himalayan-Persian cat, that is just 7cm tall and 19cm long. This cat was born in 1990, and lived in USA for 6 years.

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A bird called The Great Tit produces its waste in enclosed sacs that it later removes from its nest. The average Great Tit removes approximately 500 sacs of manure from its nest each week.

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Prairie dogs say hello with kisses.

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Scorpions can hold their breath for up to 6 days.

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A mole can dig a tunnel 300 feet long in just one night.

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Earless bunnies have been found in China.

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Cats can make over 100 vocal sounds, while dogs can only make 10.

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Elephants can't jump.

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Squirrels kiss to identify each other.

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