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Did you know…strange animal facts

Did you know…strange animal facts

Lets dive into something a little bit different.   I’m always looking for something to learn about that’s out of the ordinary, and I think I found some interesting information about the wonderful world of wildlife.

**  The bumps on alligators are called Scutes, they are hard bone that protect them.  They are covered with them,  from head to tail.                  **  Elephants are the only animal that can’t jump, the bones in elephant legs are all pointed downwards, which means they don’t have the “spring” required to push off the ground.                                                                                                                                                                                        **  A sloth takes 2 weeks to digest their food.                                                                                                                                                                                **  Octopuses have 3 hearts, Two of the hearts work exclusively to move blood to the animal’s gills, while the third keeps circulation flowing for the organs.
** Butterflies can taste with their feet….think about that the next time one lands on you.                                                                                                **  Rhinoceros’ horns are made up of keratin, the same type of protein that makes up hair and fingernails.  On average they are 35 inches long but can get to almost 60 inches!                                                                                                                                                                                              **  Polar Bears, yes, the are cute and their fur is white, but their skin is black.                                                                                                                    **  Cows can produce up to 200,000 glasses of milk in their lifetime.  I drink mine with chocolate…

There are more than 1-million different animals species in the world, and hopefully, just by touching on a few today, will have you learning more about the others.

Terri

1 Comment

  • James Caroll

    Reply October 7, 2018 2:00 am

    Very interesting Facts
    Thanks for the information.

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