There are few people on this planet who don’t love animals – THIS is not for them! These next animal facts will make you melt and cry with happiness. You’re welcome!
#1. Puffins mate for life. They even make their homes on cliff sides and make room for a separate corner just for a toilet.
#2. A study measuring the effects of music found that cows produce more milk when listening to soothing music. They produce the most when listening to R.E.M’s “Everybody Hurts.”
#3. A pig can orgasm for 30 minutes!
#4. Otters hold hands when they sleep so they don’t drift away from one another.
#5. Oysters can change genders depending on which is best for mating.
#6. Japanese Macaques make snowballs for fun!
#7. The closest relatives to the elephant shrew are actually elephants, not shrews.
#8. Sea horses mate for life and hold tiles while they swim around.
#9. Turritopsis nutricula Immortal jellyfish is the only species known to live forever.
#10. Butterflies taste with their feet.
#11. Crows are actually pretty smart. They play pranks on each other.
#12. Squirrels will adopt other abandoned baby squirrels.
#13. Like humans, goats have different accents.
#14. There actually is a corgi-cat breed. It’s called a Munchkin.
#15.Just like human fingerprints are unique, so are dogs’ noses!
#16. Before chicks hatch, they can communicate with each other and their mother through a system of sounds.
#17. Cows have best friends.
#18. A penguin in England has been knighted.
#19. Gentoo penguines propose to their lifemates with a pebble.
#20. Dolphis have names for each other.
#21. Squirrels plant thousands of new trees each year simply by forgetting where they put their acorns.
#22. In China, killing a Panda is punishable by death.
#23. Macaques in Japan use coins to buy vending machine snacks.
#24. Sweden has a rabbit show-jumping competition called Kaninhoppning.
#25. A prison in Washington pairs up “death row” shelter cats with select inmates as part of a rehabilitation program. It seems to be a pretty wonderful thing for both the inmates and the cats.
#26. Spiders can’t actually fly.
#27. Turtles can breathe through their butts.
#28. When playing with female puppies, male puppies will often let them win, even if they have a physical advantage.
#29. There is a program that makes prison inmates responsible for training and raising seeing-eye dogs. Many reported that they felt like they were making amends for their past actions by working with the puppies.
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