Saturday, January 22, 2011

Animal Facts

  • Cheetah is the fastest running animal. 

  • Sea horse has strange eyes, by which it can focus in two different directions at the same time.

  • Whale shark measures 18 metre. It is the world's biggest fish.

  • Porpoise is so intelligent sea animal that it can copy many actions of humans. It can imitate the voice of a man and even laugh.

  • Musk is obtained from the gland of an animal called musk deer.

  • Cuttle fish has three hearts.

  • Cow has four stomachs.

  • Lemmings are strange animals. When their number in an area increases beyond a certain limit, they jump into the sea and commit suicide.

  • Kangaroo rat can survive over its life without drinking water. It meets its requirements of water by eating the roots of some desert plants.

  • Gastric frog of Australia gives birth to its young ones through its mouth.

  • A butterfly has 12,000 eyes.

  • Botfly can fly at the speed of 818 miles per hour, faster than a jet plane.

  • Dolphins sleep with one of its eyes open.

  • If gold fish is left in a dark room for a long time, it turns white.

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