Strange Facts

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 Slugs have four noses.
 All polar bears are left handed.
 In a life time, the average person eats eight spiders.
 The longest recorded flight of a chicken is 13 seconds.
 Giant squid have the largest eyes in the world.
 All porcupines float.
 The world record for sitting in a cage filled with scorpions is 21 days.
 Elephants are the only mammals that can't jump.
 Humans and dolphins are the only mammals that have sex for pleasure.
 Termites eat through wood 2 times faster when listening to rock music.
 It only takes monkeys 10 seconds to mate!
 An octopus's testicles are located in its head.
 A duck's quack does not echo, and scientists have no idea why.
 A pig's orgasm lasts half an hour.
 Mozzarella cheese is made from water buffalo's milk.
 Lions can mate over 50 times a day.
 The giant sloth sleeps for 17 hours a day, yet dreams for only 70 minutes of that time.
 Left undisturbed, a detatched porcupine quill will work its way into human flesh at a rate of 2.5cm a day.
 When toads vomit, their reflexes are so strong that they bring up not only their stomach contents but the stomach itself!
 Cats can make over 100 individual vocal sounds, whereas dogs can only make 10.
 An ant removed from its ant hill and released several kilometres from home will find its way back by its sense of smell.
 If you scaled up a barnacle to human size, its penis would measure the height of Nelson's column!!
 Hippopotamus milk is bright pink.
 The world's smallest insect is the fairy fly, only 0.2mm long.
 Dogs have 17 muscles in their ears so they can turn them in several directions to pick up sounds.
 Chamelons and sea-horses can move their eyes in two different directions at the same time which enables them to spot predators more easily.
 When feeling nervous, some octopuses will eat their own tentacles which then grow back later.
 A giraffe can last longer without water than a camel.
 A crocodile has so much acid in its stomach that it can digest steel.
 The female black widow spider mates with up to 25 partners a day, eating the male afterwards.
 Soon after birth, crab spiders start eating their mother's limbs. They then survive on them for several weeks.
 A blue whale's tongue is the same size and weight as a full-grown African elephant.
 The emperor moth starts life with a large tongue, but the time it has reached maturity, its tongue has shrunk away to nothing. Unable to feed, the moth eventually dies of starvation.
 A rodent's teeth never stop growing .
 Crocodiles can grow up 50 new sets of teeth in a lifetime.
 Cockroaches can hold their breath for 40 minutes.
 A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out.
 Polar bears can smell a human from 20 miles away.
 Starfish haven't got brains.
 It's impossible to lead a cow up stairs, but not down stairs.
 Dolphins sleep with one eye open.
 A blue whale's tongue weighs more than an elephant.
 Tarantulas can survive for up to 2 years without eating.
 Mother tarantulas kill 99% of the babies they hatch.
 Bats always turn left when leaving a cave.
 The house fly hums in the middle octave key of F.
 Flamingos can only eat with their heads upside down.
 Owls are the only birds that can see the colour blue.
 Ants can survive for 2 weeks underwater and they always fall onto their right side when intoxicated.
 Great Danes come from Germany, not Denmark.

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