» Honeybees have hair on their eyes.
» To reach rivers and lakes where they spend most of their lives, many newborn eels swim for up to 3,000 miles (4,827 k) nonstop.
» A male rabbit is called a "buck" and a female rabbit is called a "doe."
» It's against the law to have a pet in Iceland.
» In 1681, the last dodo bird died.
» The snail mates only once in its entire life.
» The waste produced by one chicken in its lifetime can supply enough electricity to run a 100-watt bulb for 5 hours.
» Scorpions can withstand 200 times more nuclear radiation than humans can.
» The average garden-variety caterpillar has 248 muscles in its head.
» It is possible to lead a cow upstairs, but not downstairs. Don't ask how I know this...
» A kangaroo can't jump unless its tail is touching the ground.
» Dolphins don't automatically breath; they have to tell themselves to do it.
» Cats sleep 16 to 18 hours per day.
» A flamingo can eat only when its head is upside down.
» No other animal gives us more by-products than the pig. These by-products include pig suede, buttons, glass, paint brushes, crayons, chalk and insulation to name a few.
» The poison arrow frog has enough poison to kill about 2,200 people.
» A kangaroo can jump up to 10 feet (3 m) high and leap up to 26 feet (8 m).
» The Queen termite can live up to 50 years and have 30,000 children every day.
» The cockroach's favorite food is the glue on the back of stamps.
» Tuna swim at a steady rate of 9 miles (14 km) per hour until they die and they never stop moving. Some Scientists estimate that a 15-year-old tuna must have traveled 1,000,000 miles (1,609,000 km).
» An adult hippo can bite a 12-foot (3.6 m) adult male crocodile in half.
» The Australian Emu holds the land speed record for birds at 31 miles (50 km) per hour.
» At full speed, a Cheetah takes strides of 26 feet (8 m).
» Of the 4,000 species of mammals on the planet, the are 900 different species of bats.
» Termites are affected by music. They will eat your house twice as fast if you play loud music.
» Rabbits digest their food twice (if you know what I mean) for two reasons: they don't get all the nutrients the first time around and because they need a high bacterial count in their stomach, which they get from, that's right, poop.
» The name "Kangaroo" came about when some of the first white settlers saw this strange animal hopping along and they asked the Aborigines what it was called. They replied with "Kanguru", which in their language means "I don't know".