30 Strangest Animal Facts You Might Not Know

strangest animal facts

The world is full of astounding elements. As you look around, you will find endless things to be amazed at. While animals are one of the best creations in this world, there’s something strange about many of them. We have brought to you the strangest animal facts that you never knew.

Strangest Animal Facts

A flock of seagulls standing on a rock in the snow

Do you know which animal can climb the mountains fastest? Think! Well, the answer is Rocky Mountain Goats. Yes! It’s a breed of goat found in America. Its long hair like beard and strong horns are its characteristics.

Koala is a bear-like animal, lives up to 40 years. It lives on eight trees, one by one, after eating up the leaves present on the tree. Then it shifts to another tree and lives on that for another five years. This way, the koala spends its 40 years, five years on each tree.

Tree Weta is the largest insect in the world.

Tree Lobster is the rarest insect in the world.

The world’s largest insect is Deinacrida Heteracantha, which weight up to 71 grams ( 2.5 oz)

Cockroaches have nearly 4000 types of species.

Ornithoptera Alexandra of Papua New Guinea is the world’s biggest and poisonous butterfly ever. Its maximum height is 280 millimeters, and weight up to 25 grams. It is also known as Queen of Alexandra’s birdwing.

Trained pigeons can even tell the difference between the paintings of Pablo Picasso and Claude Monet.

Capuchin monkeys pee on their hands to wash their feet.

Baby elephants stick their trunks for comfort.

Tigers have striped skin; each pattern is as unique as a fingerprint.

A grizzly bear’s bite is strong enough to crush a bowling ball.

Sea otters hold their hands while sleeping so that they don’t drift apart.

Jellyfish is made up of 95 % water, only 5 % of its body is solid.

Animal behaviorists concluded that cats don’t meow as a way to communicate with each other. It’s a method they use to get attention from human beings.

Flamingos are naturally white — their diet of brine shrimp and algae turns them pink.

Prairie dogs say hello by kissing.

There are no mosquitoes in Iceland and Antarctica.

Alberta, Canada, is the largest populated area in the world that’s rat-free.

Whitetail deer can sprint at a speed of 30 miles per hour.

All clownfish are born as males, and some turn to females to enable meeting.

Blue Jays mimic hawk’s calls to scare away other birds.

Moray eels possess an alternate set of jaws that they extend from their throats.

The Axolotl can regenerate its limbs.

Anteaters don’t have teeth.

Fruit bats don’t use echolocation, as they have excellent senses of sight and smell.

In an aquatic traffic jam, Alligators will give Manatees the right of way.

Cats can not taste sugar, as they lack sweet taste buds.

Birds are immune to the heats of chili peppers.

Toucans tend to curl into little balls when they fall asleep.

Summing Up

A small bird perched on top of a wooden fence

These are actually the strangest animal facts we have ever come across. Share these with your friends and let them be amazed too.

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