Amazing And True

Monday, August 04, 2008
# Ants don't sleep .
# Owls have eyeballs that are tubular in shape, because of this, they cannot move their eyes.
# A bird requires more food in proportion to its size than a baby or a cat.
# The mouse is the most common mammal in the US.
# A newborn kangaroo is about 1 inch in length.
# A cow gives nearly 200,000 glasses of milk in her lifetime.
# The Canary Islands were not named for a bird called a canary. They were named after a breed of large dogs. The Latin name was Canariae insulae - "Island of Dogs."
# There are 701 types of pure breed dogs.
# A polecat is not a cat. It is a nocturnal European weasel.
# The animal responsible for the most human deaths world-wide is the mosquito.
# The biggest pig in recorded history was Big Boy of Black Mountain, North Carolina, who was weighed at 1,904 pounds in 1939.
# Cats respond most readily to names that end in an "ee" sound.
# A cat cannot see directly under its nose. This is why the cat cannot seem to find tidbits on the floor.
# Pigs, walruses and light-colored horses can be sunburned.
# Snakes are immune to their own poison.


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