Posts tagged ‘animal fact’

May 6, 2014

may 6th

Ostriches can run faster than horses, and the male ostriches can roar like lions.

Source: http://www.list25.com

January 25, 2014

jan25

An adult Hippo needs to resurface every three to five minutes to breathe. The process of surfacing and breathing is automatic, and even a hippo sleeping underwater will rise and breathe without waking.

December 9, 2013

dec9

Reindeer are the only type of deer in which both male and females grow antlers.

Source: www.kidsplayandcreate.com

November 25, 2013

nov25

 In the 1540s, the guinea fowl, was imported from Madagascar through Turkey by traders known as turkey merchants. The guinea fowl was also nicknamed the turkey fowl. Then, the Spanish brought turkeys back from the Americas by way of North Africa and Turkey, where the bird was mistakenly called the same name. Europeans who encountered the bird in the Americas latched on to the “turkey fowl” name, and the term was condensed simply to “turkey.”

Source: www.dictionary.com

November 22, 2013

nov22

The biggest turkey on record weighed 86 pounds.

Source: www.ask.com

October 27, 2013

oct27

A group of crows is called a murder.

Source: www.pbs.org

September 9, 2013

sept9

Although white moose are extremely rare, they are not considered to be an albino.

Source: www.cutemoose.net

August 1, 2013

aug1.1

Koalas are the only other animal, like humans, that have individual fingerprints.

Source: www.savethekoala.com