Did you know that an octopus’ blood is blue in colour? That cows actually have best friends, or that we share 70% of our DNA with slugs?
These are just a few of the many unbelievable animal facts that make you truly appreciate God’s creativity and even sense of humour.
Learn more about the animal kingdom and its members’ weirdness below:
1. A grasshopper can leap 20 times the length of its own body.
2. An African butterfly has enough poison in its body to kill six cats.
3. Rats laugh when tickled.
4. An ostrich’s eye is bigger than its brain.
5. Honeybees can flap their wings 200 times per second. Read more fascinating facts about bees here.
6. Turtles can breathe through their butts.
7. A sea lion is the first nonhuman mammal with a proven ability to keep a beat.
8. Female pandas ovulate only once a year. They are fertile only two or three days of the year.
9. Studies show that goats have accents.
10. Alligators can live up to 100 years.
11. Female koalas have two vaginas.
12. A newborn kangaroo can fit in a teaspoon.
13. An octopus has three hearts.
14. Dolphins have names for each other.
15. Worms communicate by snuggling.