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Animal Facts

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     *Contrary to popular belief, possums, squirrels, chipmunks, and mice do not carry rabies.   
    * Despite the hump, a camels spine is straight.
    * Hyenas regularly eat the feces of other animals.
    * Chained dogs are 3 times more likely to bite than unchained dogs.
    * Dogs do not only sweat by salivating. They also sweat through the pores on their feet.
    * Dogs can hear sounds that you can't.
    * Elephants can not jump.
    * Elephants, lions, and camels roamed Alaska 12,000 years ago.
    * An elephant trunk has no bone but 40,000 muscles.
    * A group of frogs is called an army.
    * Frogs sometimes eat enough fireflies that they themselves glow.
    * Frogs cannot swallow without blinking.
    * Giraffes are unable to cough.
    * An adult giraffes tongue is 17 inches long.
    * A Giraffe has the same number of bones in its neck as a human.
    * Crushed cockroaches can be applied to a stinging wound to help relieve the pain.
    * Even a small amount of alcohol placed on a scorpion will make it go crazy and sting itself to death.
    * All species of beetles are edible.
    * Black bears are not always black. They can be brown, cinnamon, yellow, and sometimes white.
    * A full-grown bear can run as fast as a horse
    * Ducks will only lay eggs early in the morning.
    * Flamingos can only eat with their heads upside down.
    * An eagle can attack, kill, and carry away an animal as large as a small deer.
    * Cats make over 100 different vocal sounds; dogs can make about ten.
    * Dogs and cats consume over $11 billion worth of pet food a year.
    * Cats cannot taste sweet things.
    * A Koala Bear sleeps 22 hours of every day.
    * All Humans Are 99.9% Genetically Identical and 98.4% of human genes are the same as the genes of a chimpanzee.
    * A chameleon's tongue is twice the length of its body.
    * Dolphins nap with one eye open.