Thursday, 11 October 2012

More Amazing Animal Facts

More Amazing Animal Facts!

The correct collective name for kangaroos is a troop, it’s a crash of rhinos, a paddling of ducks, a gang of elks, an unkindness of ravens and a leap of leopards.
In a Mori Poll, 46% of people prefer their pets to their relatives/family.
A labrador, called Tilly, saved an American Cocker spaniels life, by donating one pint of her blood, in March 1996.
According to a recent RSPCA survey, the top ten names for dogs are: Ben, Sam, Lady, Max, Sheba, Toby, Sallie, Lucy, Bonnie and Benji.
In the 1930’s a black retriever, called Swansea Jack, saved 25 people's lives during his time at Swansea Docks. He dived in to rescue dockers who had fallen in the water.
100 years ago, people kept hedgehogs in their kitchen to kill insects.
Rats breed so quickly that in just 18 months, 2 rats could have created over 1 million relatives.
The blue whale can produce the loudest sound of any animal. At 188 decibels, the noise can be detected over 800 kilometres away.
Horses and cows sleep while standing up.
Giant Arctic jellyfish have tentacles that can reach over 36 metres in length.

Have you enjoyed this? If you have, you can look at ‘Amazing Animal Facts’ by clicking on ‘Alice’ at the top of the screen. If you have seen theses already you will just have to wait for next time!

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