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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5

Dog

5

Dogs’ nose prints are as unique as human fingerprints and can be used to identify them.

4

Seahorse

4

The slowest fish is the seahorse, which moves along at about 0.01 mph.

3

Pig

3

Pigs communicate constantly with one another; more than 20 vocalizations have been identified that pigs use in different situations, from wooing mates to saying, “I’m hungry!”

2

Poodle

2

Contrary to popular belief, French poodles actually originated in Germany. Maybe you should’ve named her Gretl instead of Fifi.

1

Hummingbird

1

Hummingbirds are the only birds that can fly backwards and their wings can beat at up to 80 times per second.

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