Tuesday, January 05, 2016
Facts about animals you should read and know.
1. During World War II, Americans tried to train bats to drop bombs.
2.Canis lupus lupus is the scientific name for a grey wolf.
3.To escape the grip of a crocodile’s jaw, push your thumb into its eyeballs-it will let you go instantly.
4.It is much easier for dogs to learn spoken commands if they are given in conjunction with hand signals or gestures.
5.Even a small amount of alcohol placed on a scorpion will make it go crazy and sting itself to death!
6. Snakes are carnivores, which means they only eat animals, often small ones such as insects, birds, frogs and othersmall mammals.
7.In Alaska it is illegal to whisper in someone’s ear while they’re moose hunting.
8.The bat is the only mammal that can fly.
9.The leg bones of a bat are so thin that no bat can walk.
10.Some male songbirds sing more than 2000 times each day.
11.The only mammals to undergo menopause are elephants, humpback whales and human females.
12. The chicken and fish are the only animals that are eaten before they are born and afterthey die.
13.A tarantula spider can survive for more than two years without food.
14.For every human in the world there are one million ants.