Thursday, October 20, 2011

The Most Amusing and Bizarre Facts and Traits of Mammals II

Some mammals are simply amazing.

1.) Tiger

  • Tigers are the strongest and largest of all cats in the world.
  • They eat bears, birds, crocodiles, deer, domestic cattle, elephants, fish, frogs, gaurs, leopards, mice, monkeys, moose, pythons, rabbits, turtles, water buffalo, wild boars and wild dogs.

2.) Beaver

  • Beavers are great cutters and builders. They cut trees with their teeth and build their own huge dams.

3.) Mouse

  • Mouse is one of the scariest animals in the world. According to a survey, one out of three American women has a fear for mice.
  • They are fast breeders and their population grow very fast because there can be 16 mice in a litter, which makes a swarm.

4.) Dog

  • Dogs are intelligent animals. They can understand a few hundred words and phrases.
  • They are dangerous too. They bite 4,700,000 Americans annually.

5.) Elephant

  • Elephants are strong animals. Their trunk can hold up to 600 pounds and carry 20,000 pounds.
  • Female Elephants get males to fight for them and she gives birth to a 140 kg baby after a 22-month pregnancy – the longest gestation period in the animal kingdom.

6.) Gorilla

  • Gorillas are strong creatures. They can lift 4,600 pounds which is equivalent to two family cars.
  • In the movie King Kong, he is depicted as a carnivore but in reality, gorillas are strictly herbivorous.

7.) Naked Mole Rat

  • Naked Mole rat’s teeth are very tough. Its incisor bite can go through a cement wall little by little.
  • Like ants and termites, one queen Naked Mole Rat, controls hundreds of Naked Mole Rats.

8.) Orangutan

  • Mother Orangutans are very caring and passionate mothers. They build beds every night for them and their youngster.
  • They swings over 61 m high in the trees on a limb while baby Orangutan hangs on their mother for dear life.
  • Orangutans are smart animals. They have found a way to escape the rain by putting a large leaf on top of their heads.

9.) Platypus

  • Platypuses have beaks of ducks, flippers of Otters and tails of beavers. 
  • They can detect the electrical impulses given off by its prey.
  • Male Platypuses hind limbs are venomous.

10.) Hippopotamus

  • Male Hippopotamuses are yucky animals. They fling dung or spread their poops everywhere with their tail.
  • They are mighty biters. They can open their jaw up to 170° and snap a crocodile in half.

See also

No comments:

Post a Comment



Custom Search