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7 Mind-Blowing Facts About Animals

It’s amazing to think that there are millions upon millions of species of animals living in the world. From the tiniest insect to the greatest mammal, every animal manifests a unique ability that sets them apart from the rest. Here are 7 of the brilliant and astounding facts about these creatures you may never even know.

 

7 | Humming Housefly

housefly

Though they have a short lifespan of only 14 days, Houseflies don’t let that get the best of them. They often hum and in the key of F.

 

6 | A Tiger Thing

TIGERS

Aside from their fur, a tiger also has stripes on their skin. What’s more, no two tigers have the same pattern of stripes.

 

5 | Jump, Flea. Jump!

flea

Fleas have the ability to jump 200 times their height. This is also equal to a man who will decide to jump from New York’s Empire State Building.

 

4 | Eye on the Snail

snail

Did you know that snails can acquire a new eye if it tends to lose the other one? Now that’s wicked.

 

3 | Not So Fast Seahorse!

seahorse

In the mainland, horses are one of the fastest creatures. Its water counterpart? Not so much. Seahorses are the slowest fish that moves only at a 0.01 mph rate.

 

2 | Green Thumb Squirrels

squirrel

Some millions of trees are accidentally planted by squirrels who forgot where they buried their nuts. Guess we have an animal to thank the next time we enjoy a tree’s shade.

 

1 | The Amazing Hummingbird!

hummingbird

Hummingbirds are the only kind of birds that can have their wings beat at up to 80 times per second. They’re also the only kind that can fly backwards.

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