Animal facts you may not know

Animal facts you may not know

Mammals are the only animals with flaps around the ears.

African elephants only have four teeth to chew their food with. but you should see the size of them.

There are about one billion cattle in the world of which 200 million are in India. They are sacred to the Indians.

A house fly lives only 14 days.  Except when there is a rolled up newspaper laying about.

A dog was the first in space and a sheep, a duck and a rooster the first to fly in a hot air balloon.

The Big Five is a group of animals of Africa: cape buffalo, elephant, leopard, lion and rhino.

The oldest breed of dog is the Saluki.

The bee hummingbird of Cuba is the smallest bird in the world.

An ostrich can run up to 43mph (70 km/h).

An annoyed camel will spit at a person.

The world’s smallest dog is the Chihuahua, which means “tiny dog in the sky.”

Pea crabs (the size of a pea) are the smallest crabs in the world.

75% of wild birds die before they are 6 months old.

The pig is rated the fourth most intelligent animal but are mentioned only twice in the Bible

Sheep are mentioned 45 times and goats 88 times in the Bible. Dogs are mentioned 14 times and lions 89 times, but
domestic cats are not mentioned.

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