Sunday, October 30, 2011

The Most Amusing and Bizarre Facts and Traits of Mammals IV

More mammals and their amazing traits and behaviors

1.) Nine-banded Armadillo

The Nine-banded Armadillo is an amazing mammal. It can give birth to identical quadruplets and postpone pregnancy for three years.

2.) Rat

Rats have flexible bones that make them capable of surviving of falling down from the second floor of a building. And they will continue to be nuisance to humans because they are immune to large amounts of poison.

3.) Kangaroo Rat

Kangaroo Rats are prolific jumpers. They can jump 45 times their body length. If they were as large as we are, they could clear easily a football with a length of 90 meters.

4.) Opossum

Opossums are amazing animal. They can play dead for six hours.

5.) Bat

Many cultures say that bats are associated with vampires.

6.) Hare

Hares are great sprinters. They are twice as fast as an Olympic sprinter.

7.) Blue Whale

A young Blue Whale is a huge baby. It is the size of a small car. A Blue Whale has a large size as well as a large appetite.

8.) Kangaroo

Kangaroos are very fast jumpers. They move at 56 km/h, they can sprint 100 meters in 4 seconds and leap 9.1 meters in the long jump.

9.) Guanaco

Guanacos are amazing creatures. They are among the toughest animals in the world. They thrive at 20,000 feet above sea level without getting sick.

10.) Camel

Camels are tough animals. They can lose 40% of their body weight in water, and survive without drinking water for eight long days.

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