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Unusual Animal Trivia

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We usually write about cats and dogs, but other animals are interesting too. Here’s some Friday animal trivia for you!

Did you know:

  • Horses communicate their moods by facial expressions.  They use their eyes, nose and nostrils to show their mood
  • Aquarium fish are the most popular pet in America.  There are 12 million households that own more than 158 million fish.
  • Ferrets can catch colds and flu from humans.
  • Most elephant communication is infrasonic, we can’t hear it.
  • Students that own fish score the highest on the Math and verbal SAT, over non-pet owners.
  • A goldfish that’s well cared for can live up to 70 years
  • The frog’s biggest enemy is pollution.
  • The only continent without reptiles or snakes is Antarctica.
  • There are no turkeys in Turkey.
  • A goldfish’s memory is about three seconds.
  • Snails can sleep up to three years without eating.
  • A duck’s quack does not echo.
  • An ostrich’s eye is larger than its brain.
  • Cockroaches can live up to nine days without their head before starving to death.
  • Iguanas can stay underwater up to 28 minutes.
  • Emus can run up to 40 mph, but can’t fly.

Facts from g-kexoticfarms.com and hubpages.com

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