29 Amazing Animal Facts That Will Fill Your Life With Joy

By | April 23, 2014

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.

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#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.”

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#3. A pig can orgasm for 30 minutes!

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#4. Otters hold hands when they sleep so they don’t drift away from one another.

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#5. Oysters can change genders depending on which is best for mating.

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#6. Japanese Macaques make snowballs for fun!

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#7. The closest relatives to the elephant shrew are actually elephants, not shrews.

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#8. Sea horses mate for life and hold tiles while they swim around.

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#9. Turritopsis nutricula Immortal jellyfish is the only species known to live forever.

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#10. Butterflies taste with their feet.

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#11. Crows are actually pretty smart. They play pranks on each other.

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#12. Squirrels will adopt other abandoned baby squirrels.

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#13. Like humans, goats have different accents.

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#14. There actually is a corgi-cat breed. It’s called a Munchkin.

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#15.Just like human fingerprints are unique, so are dogs’ noses!

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#16. Before chicks hatch, they can communicate with each other and their mother through a system of sounds.

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#17. Cows have best friends.

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#18. A penguin in England has been knighted.

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#19. Gentoo penguines propose to their lifemates with a pebble.

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#20. Dolphis have names for each other.

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#21. Squirrels plant thousands of new trees each year simply by forgetting where they put their acorns.

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#22. In China, killing a Panda is punishable by death.

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#23. Macaques in Japan use coins to buy vending machine snacks.

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#24. Sweden has a rabbit show-jumping competition called Kaninhoppning.

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#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.

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#26. Spiders can’t actually fly.

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#27. Turtles can breathe through their butts.

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#28. When playing with female puppies, male puppies will often let them win, even if they have a physical advantage.

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#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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