Animals

Facts about rats

Facts about rats

Water: A rat can survive without water for longer than a camel Survival: A rat can tread water for up to 3 ...

Facts about snails

Facts about snails

Salt: Snails die if you put salt on them Largest snail species: The largest snail species in the world is Syrinx aruanus ...

Facts about goats

Facts about goats

Swimmers: Goats are good swimmers Pets: Goats have been kept as livestock for around 10,000 years, making them some of man’s first ...

Facts about whales

Facts about whales

Age: Although it is not known exactly how old whales can live, it is known that they can live for more ...

Facts about crocodiles

Facts about crocodiles

Spawn: 99% of all crocodile hatchlings are eaten by other animals within their first year of life. Predators of crocodile young ...

Facts about hedgehogs

Facts about hedgehogs

Food: Hedgehogs feed primarily on insects, worms, snails, mice, frogs and snakes Snake venom: Like mice and moles, hedgehogs are to some ...

Facts about owls

Facts about owls

Cannibals: Owls eat other owl species – especially those smaller than themselves Big eyes: Owls’ eyes are extremely large and almost touch ...

Facts about guinea pigs

Facts about guinea pigs

Teeth: Guinea pigs’ teeth grow throughout their lives. They therefore need unlimited access to food so they can constantly grind down ...

Facts about bees

Facts about bees (honeybees)

Species: There are around 20,000 known bee species in the world. The honeybee (Apis) is one species with 44 subspecies Human ...

Facts about turtles

Facts about turtles

Lunar orbit: Turtles were orbiting the moon before the first astronauts were. Two Russian turtles left Earth in September 1968, while ...