20 Incredible Animal Facts You’ll Want to Share

  1. Studies have shown that wild chimps in Guinea drink fermented palm sap, which contains about 3 percent alcohol by volume.

  2. The chevrotain is an animal that looks like a tiny deer with fangs.

  3. The heart of a shrimp is located in its head.

  4. Baby elephants suck their trunks for comfort.

  5. There was once a type of crocodile that could gallop.

  6. A grizzly bear’s bite is strong enough to crush a bowling ball.

  7. Animal behaviorists have concluded that cats don’t meow as a way to communicate with each other. It’s a method they use for getting attention from humans.

  8. Flamingos are naturally white—their diet of brine shrimp and algae turns them pink.

  9. Alberta, canada is the largest rat-free populated area in the world.

  10. In the uk, the british monarch legally owns all unmarked mute swans in open water.

  11. All clownfish are born male—some turn female to enable mating.

  12. Fruit bats don’t use echolocation—they have excellent senses of sight and smell.

  13. Lynx have large feet that enable them to run on very deep snow.

  14. In an aquatic traffic jam, alligators will give manatees the right of way.

  15. Cats can’t taste sugar. They don’t have sweet taste buds.

  16. The african penguin is also commonly referred to as the “jackass penguin” because it makes donkey-like braying sounds.

  17. Birds are immune to the heat of chili peppers.

  18. Bald eagles sound so silly that hollywood dubs their voices.

  19. According to time, the annual number of worldwide shark bites is 10 times less than the number of people bitten by other people in new york.

  20. Some cats are allergic to humans.