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Interesting Facts You Would Like To Know by martcrown(m): 6:59pm On Jan 22, 2013
Birds don’t urinate.
Ants never sleep. Also they don’t have lungs. Worker ants may live
seven years and the queen may live as long as 15 years.
Horses and cows sleep while standingup.
If you lift a kangaroo’s tail off the ground it can’t hop – they use their tails for balance.
The horn of a rhinoceros is made from compacted hair rather than
bone or another substance.
The bat is the only mammal that can fly. The leg bones of a bat are
so thin that no bat can walk.
Bats always turn left when leaving a cave.
A tarantula spider can survive for more than two years without
food.
Even when a snake has its eyes closed, it can still see through its
eyelids.
Despite the white, fluffy appearance of Polar Bears fur, it actually has
blackskin
The average housefly only lives for 2 or 3 weeks.
Male mosquitos do not bite, only female mosquito bites.
For every human in the world there are one million ants.
For every person there are rougly 200million insects.
Even a small amount of alcohol placedon a scorpion will make it go crazy and sting itself to death!
Alligators and sharks can live up to 100 years.
Rats breed so quickly that in just 18 months, 2 rats could have
created over 1 million relatives.
A bee must visit 4,000 flowers in order to make one tablespoon of
honey.
A honeybee has two stomaches- one for honey, one for food.
A bee can see the colors green, blue and ultra-violet – but red looks like black.
Great white Sharks can go as long as three months without eating.
Mayflies live for a year or more as larvae; but as adults they live for
onlya few hours.
Killer whales kill sharks by torpedoing up into the shark’s stomach from underneath, causing the shark to explode.
Killer whales are not whales at all, rather a species of dolphin.
Most elephants weigh less than the tongue of a blue whale. The
heart of a blue whale is the size of a small car.
A cockroach can survive for about a week without its head before
dying of starvation.
When a dolphin is sick or injured, its cries of distress summon
immediate aid from other dolphins, who try to support it to the surface so that it canbreathe.
A dragonfly can spot an insect moving 33 feet away.
The heart of a shrimp is located in its head.
A snail can sleep for 3 years.
The oceans contain 99 percent of the living space on the planet.
The fastest bird, the spine-tailed swift, can fly as fast as 106mph.
A cow gives nearly 200,000 glasses of milk in her lifetime.
A newborn kangaroo is about 1 inch in length. It then grows inside its mother’s bag.
Dolphins sleep with one half of the brain at a time, and one eye
closed.
The leech has 32 brains.
Camels have three eyelids to protect themselves from the blowing sand.
The average outdoor-only cat has a lifespan of about three years.
Indoor-only cats can live sixteen years and longer.
It takes a lobster about seven years to grow to be one pound.
On average, pigs live for about 15 years.
Sharks are the only animals that never get sick. They are immune to every type of disease including cancer.
Goat’s eyes have rectangular pupils.
The placement of a donkey’s eyes in its head enables it to see all four feet at all times.
Re: Interesting Facts You Would Like To Know by EfemenaXY: 8:16pm On Jan 22, 2013
^^ Is this your work? Or you got it from somewhere else?

Link to the source pls, else you'll be accused of plagiarism.
Re: Interesting Facts You Would Like To Know by martcrown(m): 8:35pm On Jan 22, 2013
Link to the source pls, else you'll be accused of plagiarism.[/quote]Oh! Thanks
got it from facebook, though can't link d source...

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