Wednesday, 8 August 2012

Interesting animal facts

  1. Sharks are the only known species to never suffer from cancer.
  2. This is really interesting! You will not believe this one! A mosquito has 47 teeth.
  3. Brainpower! A garden caterpillar has 248 muscles in its head.
  4. The largest ever lobster to be found weighed 19 kg. It was found in 1934.
  5. Can you walk underwater? Well, here is one animal that can – the Armadillos.
  6. Its been 4,000 years and no new animal-species has been domesticated.
  7. Its easier to make camels milk into ice-cream than cows milk
  8. Compass termites of Northern Australia build tall nests that are wedge-shaped. They measure up to 3.5 m in length.
  9. The world has approximately one billion cattle, of which about 200 million belong to India.
  10. The most yolks ever found in one chicken egg was nine.
  11. Shark corneas are used in eye transplants and shark bone marrow can be used to graft human bones.
  12. 99% of all animal species that ever lived on Earth are now extinct..
  13. Most tropical marine fish can survive in a tank filled with human blood