Terrestrial animals

Facts about wolfs

Facts about wolves

Swimmers: Wolves can swim up to 13 kilometers in one stretch Hearing: Under the right circumstances, wolves can hear the sounds of ...

Facts about monkeys

Facts about monkeys (and apes)

Dominance: Squirrel monkeys (Saimiri boliviensis) sometimes show their dominance by urinating on the dominant monkeys Aggression and care: Smiling (pulling up the ...

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 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 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 ...

Funny facts about animals

Fun facts about animals

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Facts about mice

Facts about mice

Smallest mouse: The smallest mouse species is the African pygmy mouse (Mus minutoides), with adults reaching 30-80 mm in length Tails: Most ...

Facts about cats

Facts about cats

Spawn: In just seven years, a pair of cats and their offspring can theoretically produce 420,000 kittens Sleep: Cats spend 70% of ...