1. A cat can run about 20 kilometres per hour (12 miles per hour) when it grows up. This one is going nowhere today - it is too lazy !

2. a cheetah does not roar like a lion - it purrs like a cat (meow).

3. Sailor, Dead Leaf, Paper Kite, Blue Striped Crow, Julia and Great Egg Fly are all names of BUTTERFLIES

4. The original name for the butterfly was 'flutterby'!

5. The largest frog in the world is called Goliath frog. Frogs start their lives as 'eggs' often laid in or near fresh water. Frogs live on all continents except Antarctica.

4.There are more than 50 different kinds of kangaroos. Kangaroos are native of Australia. A group of kangaroos is called a mob. Young kangaroos are called joeys.

5.No two zebras have stripes that are exactly alike. Zebras enemies include hyenas, wild dogs, and lions. Male zebras are called stallions. Zebras usually travel in herds.

6.How do reindeers survive in the extreme cold? Most animals don’t eat moss. It’s hard to digest, and it has little nutritional value. But reindeer fill up with lots of moss. Why? The moss contains a special chemical that helps reindeer keep their body fluids warm. When the reindeer make their yearly journey across the icy Arctic region, the chemical keeps them from freezing—much as antifreeze keeps a car from freezing up in winter

7. A zebra is white with black stripes.

8. The world's largest mammal, the blue whale, weighs 50 tons at birth. Fully grown, it weighs as much as 150 tons.

9. The world's largest rodent is the Capybara. An Amazon water hog that looks like a guinea pig, it can weigh more than 100 pounds.

10. The world's smallest mammal is the bumblebee bat of Thailand, weighing less than a penny.

11. Dolphins sleep with one eye open!

12. At 188 decibels, the whistle of the blue whale is the loudest sound produced by any animal.

13. A cat sees about six times better than a human at night because of the tapetum lucidum , a layer of extra reflecting cells which absorb light.

14. A cat uses whiskers to determine if a space is too small to squeeze through. The whiskers act as antennae, helping the animal to judge the precise width of any passage.

15. A cat will clean itself with paw and tongue after a dangerous experience or when it has fought with another cat. This is an attempt by the animal to soothe its nerves by doing something natural and instinctive.

16. The grizzly bear can run as fast as the average horse!!

17. You blink over 10,000,000 times a year!

18. Of all the words in the English language, the word ' set ' has the most definitions!

19. The sun is 330,330 times larger than the earth!-

20. Dogs and cats, like humans, are either right or left handed... or is that paws?!

21. A giraffe can clean its ears with its 21-inch tongue!

22. A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out.

23. "Go." is the shortest complete sentence in the English language

24. An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.

25. The average person laughs about 15 times a day.

26. The average person walks the equivalent of twice around the world in a lifetime.

27. All polar bears are left handed.

28. The word "racecar", "kayak", and "radar" are the same
whether they are read left to right or right to left.

29. "a man a plan a canal panama"
spelled backwards is still
"a man a plan a canal panama"

30. the average lead pencil can draw a line that is almost 35 miles long or you can write almost 50,000 words in English with just one pencil? Amazing fact! Now imagine an eraser that could match it !!

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