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Looking at cute animal pictures at work can make you more productive, a study claims.
80% of all animals on earth are Insects.
Small Animals Sense Time Slower Than Humans.
Animals react to social pressure much as humans do, a study concluded.
A “Panther” isn’t a real animal. It’s actually a term used to describe black cougars, jaguars and leopards.
The deepest living animal ever found is a “devil worm” living 2.2. miles (3.6 kilometers) below.
Charles Darwin Ate Every Animal He Discovered.
Leo Da Vinci used to buy caged animals at the market just to set them free.
70% of all animals in the jungle rely on figs for their survival.
The Chinese soft-shelled turtle is the first animal known to pee via its mouth.
Heavily hunted animals live in Chernobyl, because it is safer where there are no humans.
Africa is home to the world’s largest living land animal, the African elephant, and the tallest, the Giraffe.
Many animals have been reported to commit suicide, including dogs, cows, bulls, and sheep.
The wood frog and other animals have the ability to freeze solid during winter, thaw in the spring and remain perfectly healthy.
Calvin Klein’s “Obsession for Men” is spread in camera traps because it attracts wild cats and other animals.
Humans have caused 322 animal extinctions over the past 500 years.
Pope Paul VI claimed that animals can go to heaven.
The last animal in the dictionary is the zyzzyva, a tropical weevil.
African elephants have the best sense of smell in the animal kingdom.
Dolphins have the longest memory in the animal kingdom.
1/3 of pet owners let their animals sleep in bed with them.
The deadliest animal in Africa is the hippopotamus.
The Sea Anemone looks like a flower, but it’s actually a carnivorous animal that eats small fish and shrimp.
In China, it is mandatory that cosmetic products are tested on animals while in Europe it’s prohibited.
Gelatin is derived from collagen, a protein collected from animal skin.
Plants and warm-blooded animals closer to the equator tend to be darker.
The original word for “bear” has been lost. Medieval people thought that saying the ferocious animal’s name would summon it, so they used a euphemism that meant “the brown one” (“bear”).
Animals, including pigs, horses, and even insects, could be tried and convicted of crimes for several centuries across many parts of Europe.
Animals avoid power lines because they see frightening ultraviolet flashes that are invisible to humans.
Humans are killing 1,776 animals for food every second.
Cats are believed to be responsible for the extinction of several species of animals.
Giraffes are the tallest animals in the world. Males can grow up to 18 feet (5.5 meters) tall.
Research has shown that domestic cats never forgive. They fail to show signs of reconciliation like other animals do.
Global warming could drive to extinction as many as 1 in 6 animal and plant species.
California ‘s official state animal is extinct.
The blue whale can produce the loudest sound of any animal. At 188 decibels, the noise can be detected over 800 km (500 mi) away.
Dogs and elephants are the only animals that seem to instinctively understand pointing.
During the outbreak of WWII, London Zoo killed all their venomous animals in case the zoo was bombed and the animals escaped.
The animal in the Firefox logo isn’t a Fox. It’s a Red Panda.
Over 16,000 religious festivals across Spain are said to involve animal cruelty. About 60,000 animals die every year on them.
The scientific name of the llama is “lama glama.”
Grizzly bears have a bite-force of over 8,000,000 pascals, enough to crush a bowling ball.
The Blue-ringed octopus is one of the world’s most venomous marine animals: it can kill you in one bite, there is no antivenom.
Zebras are responsible for more injuries to U.S. zookeepers than any other animal.
Alex, an African grey parrot, was the first and only non-human animal to ask an existential question: he asked what color he was.
The “No Animals Were Harmed” moniker on movies only applies while film is actually recording.
The average meat-eating person eats about 7,000 animals in their lifetime.
The Guinness World Records stopped awarding the fattest cats or any other animal to discourage deliberate overfeeding.
People pay thousands of dollars to hunt Zebras and other African wildlife on large ranches in Texas.