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20 Strange Facts About Animals and Insects You Never Knew

Updated on September 22, 2009

20 interesting facts..

  1. A group of jellyfish is called a "smuth" or a "fluther"
  2. Brown bears can run as fast as 40 miles per hour
  3. Elephant pregnancies last 22 months
  4. Whales drown if they remain under water for longer then a half hour
  5. A group of Rhinoceros is called a "crash"
  6. Cows dream if they lie down
  7. Fish scales can be found in many lipsticks
  8. A female dragonfly is called a "damselfly"
  9. Horses in Charleston, S.C, have had to wear diapers since 1975.
  10. Crickets have their ears on their legs
  11. All moths and butterflies are covered in scales
  12. Grizzly bears would rather eat humans then honey
  13. In the Amazon River, natural mutations have occurred causing fish to have four eyes
  14. In 1875 26,000 people in India were killed by the cobra snake
  15. A company of bears is called a “sloth'
  16. A flock of goldfinches is known as a "charm"
  17. The archer fish can spit water up to five feet to shoot down its prey
  18. Polar bears can swim up to 50 miles with out stopping
  19. Ladybugs are named for the Virgin Mary
  20. A giraffe can clean out its ears with its own tongue


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      visionandfocus 6 years ago from North York, Canada

      Whales can drown? No way! And why do those poor horses have to wear diapers? That's just plain wrong! ;)

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      Shahzab Ali 7 years ago

      The info here is great