Bizarre and Funny Things You Never Knew About Animals

You might think you know a lot about animals, but you really don’t know much at all. With all the different species out there who are native to different regions, you could learn 100 new animal facts every single day of your life and still never know it all! But we have picked out a sample of really bizarre and funny ones that we thought you might enjoy!

#1. Turtles can breathe through their butts.

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#2. Gentoo penguins propose to their life mates with a pebble.

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#3. Butterflies taste with their feet.

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#4. Long-time bird watcher and nature writer Candace Savage has observed that crows are so intelligent that they can play pranks on each other.

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#5. Dolphins have names for each other.

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#6. Dogs’ nose prints are as unique as human fingerprints and can be used to identify them.

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#7. Before chicks hatch, they can communicate with each other and their mother through a system of sounds.

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#8. Seahorses mate for life, and when they travel they hold each others’ tails.

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#9. The closest relatives to the elephant shrew are actually elephants, not shrews.

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#10. Pigs orgasms can last up to 30 minutes.

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