Animal Fun Facts


By Claura Feng

animals4An adult toad eats at least 100 flies a day.

A mole can dig a tunnel 300 feet long in just 1 night.

A domestic cat can outrun Usain Bolt.

The common octopus has blue blood.

animals1Cows can suffer humiliation, if people laugh at them.

animals3All polar bears are descended from a single Irish ancestor.

Male lions sleep for twenty hours a day.

The venom of King Cobra, the world’s largest poisonous snake, is capable of killing an elephant.

A baby octopus is about the size of a flea at birth.

A tarantula can live for more than 2 years without eating a single thing.

An electric eel is known to produce electricity sufficient enough to light up 10 electric bulbs.

Giraffes are the only animals in the world who don’t yawn.

Axolotls can regrow lost limbs [and sometimes grow extra ones].

animals2A platypus can swim with his/her eyes closed.

The common swift sleeps on the wing.

A vampire bat can drink a victim’s blood for as long as 30 minutes.

Emus cannot walk backwards.

A donkey will sink in quicksand while a mule will not.