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Pigs can't sweat
pigs can get sunburned
bees kill more people a year than sharks
elephants walk on their tip-toes
the oldest dog died at 29
elephants sleep 2 hours a day
dolphins and snakes sleep with 1 eye open
bats arn't blind
dolphins have a larger brain than humans
bluebirds can't see the color blue
owls are the only birds that can see the color blue
a Group of bluejays is called a party
dogs can't decifer size
Giraffes can't cough
flamingoes eat with their head upside down
an ostrich eye is bigger than its brain
snails can sleep for 3 years
a tarantula can survive more than 2 years without food
kangaroos and emus can't walk backwards
koalas are not bears
polar bears have black skin
giraffes don't have vocal chords
elephants are the only mammals that can't jump
tigers have stripped skin
flamingos knees can bend backwards
the strongest animal is the rhinoceros beetle
shrimps hearts are in their head
dragon flies have a 24hr lifespan
all clams are born males, but can change once to female
frogs can't vomit
only 4 animals have blue-black tongues
crocodiles are blind in water
humming birds and dragonflies can't walk

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Love the tarantula fact! :D
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haha. So odd and cool
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Wow, best answer so far, and I think that no one will be able to be it
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wow you are smart ! ... could you be my science tutor lol (:
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awesome! great job lols
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thanks wolf10,
haha natahne :D
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what is the meaning of "dogs can't decifer size?"
if bats can see,then why do they use echo location sounds?
if crocodiles cud'nt see under water, then how cud it catch it's prey?
PLEASE EXPLAIN ME....
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Dogs cant tell how big things are(someting like that)
Echo loaction helps them even more.
TYhey have a good sence of smell and hearing
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roshan, cookthehook just answered your questions
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Fishes penises are in their heads

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Hahaha how u know:)
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Cool
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And weird
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What's penises?
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your private parts in a boy.
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Just Defy, if you don't know what a penis is, then you are WAAAY to young to be on ask.com. do you NOT go to school?
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I think he was just kidding.
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Kangaroos can't walk backwards

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giraffes tongues are 18 inches long and blue.

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ducks quacks don't echo and you can lead a cow upstairs but not downstairs

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the duck partisnt true. its just a made up snapple fact
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Horses sleep standing up

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But it is esential for the health of the horse to also get some sleep while laying down since they don't sleep soundly while standing up.
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Horses doze standing up. To truly sleep, they lay down
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after a cat gives birth she eats the slime that comes with the baby

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So gross...
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Ewwwww...............wwwwwwwwwww
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talkin about weird!
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I know right!!
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Haha rabbits do that too!!
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Well,Mosquitoes suck blood
And all great answers above.

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platypus males have poisonous barbs on their feet that can make a person's hand swell to 10 times its size

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Awesome!:)And owwwwwwwwwww..............................
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Phineas and Ferb! Perry was on their hands! :o
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wow...
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this just defy kid doesn't know what a penis is and thinks cartoons exist..
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this just defy kid doesnt know what a boys private is and thinks cartoons exist.
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they cant talk

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What can't?
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umm animals ...
what else would i be talkin about
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Ummmmmm.......I can think about a million
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mangagrl
It's pretty obvious payton. You're just looking for conflict
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exactly ... your probaly looking for someone to argue with you ... but i'm not the ''childish'' type ... i mean this is ask.com not facebook . and btw what else would i be talkin about , if in the question it says .. what are weird facts about ANIMALS ... hmmm. wonder what i could be talkin about?
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Technically you could be talking about anything. But you shouldn't fight!
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Hippos can't swim. Only baby hippos can

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didnt know that...
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THAT IS SO EFFING COol!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Dogs lick themselves.

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Seriously?Who would not know that?:/
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Ask .com is a free nation and blah blah blah. Nice answer.
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If a shark stops swimming it dies.
A baby giraffe is born with a height of 6 feet.

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Some sharks can stop an still live
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They are never stopped, just the slightest movement and they stay alive
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wow amazing facts dude green 4 you
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Thanks, googled em all haha
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Llamas and Alpacas require a level of selenium so high that it would kill any other animal.

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whats selenium?
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Most species of sharks enter a sleep like state when rolled upside-down. In fact there is a pod of orcas that have realized this and have begun to hunt great whites using this technique.

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Pandas have three descending testicles

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Wow I did not know that I guess I'm wrong when I say I know every thing abbot pandas
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If you lift a kangaroo's tail of the ground it can't hop.

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That's so cool! Is that true?
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Horses can not vomit

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Weird
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strange..
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its true..... it can only come out from the other end lol
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Triops (a kind of shrimp) eggs stay fertile for many decades, perhaps even centuries.

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Slugs have four noses
Moths have no stomach
Camels have two eyelids to protect their eye from blowing sand
Shrimps noses are on their feet.
The praying mantis is the only insect than can turn its head.

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Best facts so far!
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Woo! I succeeded my wish! Thanks for upvotes!
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Camels are also able to go for days without water and they can also close their nose to keep sand out. Caravans with camels would make the camels throw up the water they had stored in their stomachs if the caravan got stuck somewhere.
Arabian horses used to sleep in their masters tents in Arabia because they were so valuable.
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Thats right^ Also. They store water in their humps.
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Oops you said it already
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Tarantulas have legit mouths like ours. Their venom has thought to be poisonous before but it's only harmful enough to give you a stomachache. They can jump but not high or far; if they jump to high the landing will kill them. I'm fascinated by tarantulas.

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So if you dropped one it would die? That's cool that jumping could kill them!
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Yeah, actually I was surprised to find out that that would happen! They're actually very frail animals
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That's cool. You learn something new every day!
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Yup! And did you know that they can shoot their fur at people when they're angry? Isn't that weird?
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Whoa. I would pay you for this. I just lost my phobia of tarantulas. So if they bite me, Ill just have a stomachache,
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Peacock brains are edible. Some countries (I forgot which) eat it as a regular meal. I learned that in science. We had nothing to do so we searched random facts...

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mmm. YummY! ..... NOT!
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Gold fish have a memory spand of three seconds!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :D

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actually that's not true, goldfish can have memory up to three months
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Yeah, what Drsuess said
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Get ur facts right lexismith1699
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sorry!!! but thats what our teacher told us at school!!!
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I read that on a random fact app on my phone, i thought it was true then i found out it wasn't!
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rabbits have three eyelids, beaver's sweat glands used to be used as a perfume source, cows have four stomachs, dolphins have names to each other by using a certain whistle and they keep that name for the rest of their lives, dolphins can rape people and other dolphins, if you pick up a chinchilla by it's tail they will move their tail until it comes off, and it doesn't grow back, but if you pick them up by the base of their tail, they don't move.

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Back then in the 18's and 19's, parents would tell their brat kids that Dragonflies were the devils insect. And if they didn't behave, they would fly in their window while they slept and sew up their mouths, and toes together! ha ha ha!

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dragonflies are a symbol of death
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horses can snore

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clownfish change sex, because there all born males;but when 2 the same size are introduced the dominant one changes sex and gets bigger........

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Fun question and answers! My contribution: lobsters have the same mate their entire life:) ...kinda sweet. If you want some more animal fun, check out my For Fun page http://LuckyDuckLiving.com/for-fun/ ... several really fun videos duck videos. #LuckyDuckLiving

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The male seahorse gives birth.

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it actualy has a puch that holds the babies after they r born wich makes the male look pregnant
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horses can sleep standing up, but they can only go into deep sleep while laying down.
dogs dont sweat
.to attract females, camels have this balloon looking toung thing come out of the side of their mouths.
Cats don't have a collar bone like we do, at least not even close to ours, so in tight spaces, its hard for cats to turn.
Dogs mouths are cleaner than a humans mouth.
Labs can carry eggs without breaking them.
Goats fall either to their side or on their back when frightened.
giraffes have the same amount of neck bones that we do, but theirs are like 20 times bigger.
. male giraffes fight each other for females by hitting their necks together, painful lol.
Hippos are known to be the most known animal to kill humans.
Dolphins are smarter than humans in many ways.
. when biting onto prey, sharks blind themselves.
. Dalmatians are born white.
When sloths die, their skeletons can still hang on the trees they died on.
. the smallest dog is the size of a soda can.
. One dog was known to eat a spoon, frame, a chew toy, and 5 chicken bones all at once. (he made it lol)
. Cheetahs can purr, no other big cat can.
. Chickens can last the highest, an hour, with their head cut off.

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*Only the cheetah can pura*Cheetahs curl there tail up a little when they are walking around and don't want to hunt* Lions are the only social cat. Others will raise they're kits but only lions stay in the pride*A group of unicorns is called a blessing
*An elephants trunk can push down a tree and pick up a dime*Elephants have very good memory's. Two were seen remembering each other after 40-some years apart*The blue whale is the biggest mammal on Earth*Some kind of snake will change its sent to be like a female so all the males will come over and try to mate with him, this will warm him up after hibernation so he can move and be able to mate too.*Capabaras can only releive itself in water*Skunks will only spray to defend itself*Laughing gulls will continue to lay eggs until thay get a sucseful chick*Great grey backs are the largest gulls
You can't really call a gull a sea gull because they live on land*Albatrases have the largest wing span of any living bird*Albatrases mate with the same bird for life*Albatrasses sometimes sleep in the air
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*Hippos milk is pink
*Hippos walk on the bottom of the river
*Hippos are calle river horses
*The fish that live with hippos eat the hippo poo
*Giraffes are born at six feet tall
*Giraffes (as well as gazzel and stuff like that) have to learn to walk and run very quickly or else they will be eatted
Flamingos are born white then turn pink from their food
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I had A LOT more, but it was too much and got deleated.
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I'm sorry! I posted these comments under my answer then it got removed and now they're under your answer! I'm real sorry
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its fine lol
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same with me animallover, I had to delete some
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exactly! i tried to post a ton of info and it said, "Please put a number (cant remember) so it can fit. its stupid lol
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*A fainting goats joints stiffen when scared and they fall over
*Pigs cant look at the sky
*Only female mosquitos suck your blood
*Clown fish change gender
*A cockroach can live a week with out its head
*The political term for a pregnant gold fish is TwAt (I know they dont get pregnant because they lay eggs but i couldn't think of how else to say it)
*Jelly Fish dont really decide where they go they go with the flow!
*Dolphins sometime play a game where they pass seaweed to each other
*Dolphins (bottle nose i think) slam their tails into the sand under water to create a circle of dust around fish. The fish get scared and jump into there mouths! Out of the frying pan and into the fire!
*Humming Birds can fly forwards backwards left and right.
*Dalmatians are born with out spots
*Tigers have stripped skin as well as fur
*Siberian Tigers are the biggest tigers
*There were once 8 subspecies of tigers-now there are only 5

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the second largest primate is the male gorilla, and the number one largest is... morbidly obese humans

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Humans can't breathe while talking.

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a flys tounge is on its feet!!

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Birds need gravity to swallow
Spotted skunks do handstands before they spray

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Sea horses mate for life.

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Gorillas can't swim because their bone density is too great and they can't float.

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Once a mother porqupine gives birth the babys quills harden after an hour after birth :)

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Cats sweat through their toes, and dogs sweat through their mouth.

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actually, cats and dogs have sweat glands on their paw pads. that's why you see them lying with their legs outstretched on a hot day.You are wrong kerplunk. Ok im a cat expert!!!!!
Cats only see in pastel colors
a cat named dusty had 420 kittens(not at the same time)
cats can be polydactyl which means they can have extra toes
and so much more!

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Haha I actually know a cat with six toes!
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Monkeys have tails;Apes don't

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Female hamsters eat their babies if you touch them.... Weird huh?

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Hippo cant swim they walk on the floor and flamingos can fly they are just to lazy

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some frogs throw up their entire stomach, clean it out with their tongue and the eat it again to replace it in their body.

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chameleons tougues are longer than its body and hermit crabs can see every color but red

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Gorilla's use sign language to talk and not noises.

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