If you're looking for the most interesting list of animal facts, you're at the right place! We've hand-picked as many animal facts as we could possibly find just for you! Here are 300 of the best, fun and most random facts about animals!
Ever wondered where the pin bone of a goat is? Or even the brisket? Well I haven't but I'm sure there's somebody out there has! If these question's are on your mind, look no further, this diagram shows the parts of a goat.
I don't know what's worse, getting swallowed by a hippo, or having over a thousand people clap when it happens! Beware of yawning hippos! Here's a funny news article about this weird incident in history.
I know cats have nine lives but what I didn’t know was that they can be capable of predicting deaths too! One cat named Oscar didn’t just predict one death, he saw 50 deaths on the horizon at a nursing home in New England. Let’s find out more about him.
There are over 1,200 different species of bats in the world. There’s so much more to blood-eating bats than bites and blight. We’ve gathered together 13 not-so-frightening but fascinating facts for you to get your teeth into.
Jerboas look like mice with long tufted tails and very long back legs. The small forelegs are not used for locomotion. In general, Asiatic jerboas have five toes on their back feet and African jerboas have three; the shapes of their ears vary widely between species. Characteristics of the Jerboas Jerboas have the ability to […]
Myotonic Goats, which are also known as Fainting Goats, Stiff-leg Goats, Wooden-leg Goats, Nervous Goats and Tennessee Meat Goats are basically goats that faint when they are startled or excited. Fainting Goats get their name because of a genetic condition called myotonia congenita. This condition causes the muscles in their legs to cease up for […]
Sniffer-dogs? Nah, sniffer-rats! That’s right; rats have been trained to sniff out landmines. Staff at Porfell Wildlife Park and Sanctuary in Cornwall has taught a Gambian poached rat called Kofi to alert handlers when he detects a mine. The rat… sorry, Kofi is too small to set off any landmines, but his sense of smell […]
Have you ever wondered what a hedgehog looks like without any spikes? Well meet Spud, the spineless hedgehog and read these awesome facts! Now to me that looks a fur-less rat, with a big back, that’s had a fight with a cheese grater… and lost, badly… or a very old potato! Meet Spud The staff […]
The world’s only pink bottlenose dolphin which was discovered in an inland lake in Louisiana, USA, has been caught on camera by 42-year-old Erik Rue. The dolphin has reddish eyes and is completely pink which suggests that it is an albino dolphin. It looks as healthy as any dolphin and swims around with four other […]
I once asked my mum what the difference is between pork and bacon, her reply was: “One comes from a porky pig, and the other comes from a bacon-y pig”. I never really thought about it much since then. But now I wondered what the real difference is, so here’s the answer to my question. […]
If I said ‘dik-dik’ to you, what’s the first thing that comes to your mind? Well I can tell you that you’re wrong, unless you were thinking of an antelope. A dik-dik is a tiny antelope that lives in the bush of East Africa, Namibia and Angola. They are named dik-diks because of the sound […]