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During warm weather hippopotamus's secrete sweat that is pink. This substance not only cools them down but also helps fight infections of the skin.
A bird "chews" with its stomach.
Some birds have been know to put ants into their feathers because the ants squirt formic acid, which kills parasites.
Owls swallow their prey hole because they have no teeth. After 12 hours they cough up the feathers, bones, and fur in a shape of a football pellet.
Eagles mate while airborne.
The female pigeon cannot lay eggs if she is alone. In order for her ovaries to function, she must be able to see another pigeon.
There is a species of bird, Antpitta avis canis Ridgley, that barks like a dog.
The original name for the butterfly was flutterby!
It is estimated that millions of trees in the world are accidentally planted by squirrels who bury nuts and then forget where they hid them!
In ancient Egypt, killing a cat was a crime punishable by death.
A rat can fall from a five story building without injury.
It is the female lion who does more than 90 percent of the hunting, while the male is afraid to risk his life, or simply prefers to rest.
When baby sharks are born, they swim away from their mothers right away and are on there own. In fact, their mothers might see them as prey.
Dolphins have bigger brains than the brains of humans
An octopus can change its shape and color to blend in with its surroundings.
An octopus in danger can squirt a stream of ink at its attacker.
It is physically impossible for pigs to look up into the sky.
A shrimp's heart is in its head.
Cats have over one hundred vocal sounds, dogs only have about ten.
In the last 4000 years, no new animals have been domesticated.
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Plants that are not cared for will cry for help, a thirsty plant will make a high-pitched sound that is too high for us to hear.

It takes about 20 seconds for a red blood cell to circle the whole body.

Men can read smaller print than women; women can hear better.
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