25 Amazing Facts You Didn’t Know About Animals

Posted by on November 19, 2012

It’s mind-blowing to think about the multitude of animals that exist in this world. From the tiny flea to the great blue whale, each animal possesses a unique quality that makes it stand out from the rest. Even if you’re a zoology expert, you might be surprised by some of these 25 amazing facts about animals. Prepare to be astounded by the resilience, physical abilities, and sheer brilliance of these magnificent creatures.


25

Housefly

Houseflies don’t allow their short lifespans (14 days) to hinder their musical abilities. They always hum in the key of F.

24

Ostrich

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

23

Bat

Bats are the only mammals that can fly, but wouldn’t it be awesome if humans could fly too?

22

Kangaroo

Kangaroos use their tails for balance, so if you lift a kangaroo’s tail off the ground, it can’t hop.



21

Spider

On average, there are 50,000 spiders per acre in green areas. Bet you’ll think twice before going outside now – unless you’re this guy.