25 Amazing Facts You Didn’t Know About Animals

Posted by , Updated on June 16, 2016

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, this list might just surprise you. These are 25 amazing facts you didn’t know about animals. Prepare to be astounded by the resilience, physical abilities, and sheer brilliance of these magnificent creatures.

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Tiger

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Tigers not only have stripes on their fur, they also have them on their skin. No two tigers ever have the same stripes.

19

Crocodile

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Here’s a tidbit that might be useful if you plan on becoming the next Steve Irwin: To escape the grip of a crocodile’s jaw, push your thumb into its eyeball – It will let you go instantly.

18

Flea

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Fleas can jump up to 200 times their height. This is equivalent to a man jumping the Empire State Building in New York.

17

Cat

Cat

A cat has 32 muscles in each ear. All the better for them to eavesdrop on your conversations and plot your demise.

16

Elephant

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Elephants can smell water up to 3 miles away. They are also one of the three mammals that undergo menopause – the other two being humpback whales and human females.

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