From insects to elephants, animals have unique abilities and can do amazing things. But did you know these fun things about animals?
A horse’s leg joints are not fully fused (grown) until around the age of 3 1/2 years.
A horse’s hoof grows at a rate of about 0.4 inches per month.
A robin’s egg is blue, but if you put it in vinegar for thirty days it turns yellow.
Baby robins eat 14 feet of earthworms per day.
Dolphins sleep with one eye open.
Slugs have four noses.
Some ribbon worms will eat themselves if they cannot find food.
Blue whale babies weigh up to 7 tons at birth.
A female cod can lay up to 9 million eggs.
Snakes can see through their eyelids.
Elephants spend 23 hours a day eating.
Vultures sometimes eat so much they can’t take off again.
The Amazon ‘Jesus Christ lizard’ can run across water.
The biggest Antarctic inland animal is a wingless fly measuring a little less than 2 ½ inches long.
Snails can sleep for 3 years.