Wednesday, January 31, 2007

Top ten amazing things you didn't know about animals

From Live Science:

10.  Crocodiles Swallow Stones for Swimming

9.  Whale Milk Is Not On Low-Fat Diets – It’s 50% Fat

8.  Birds Use Landmarks to Navigate Long Journeys – Maps?

7.  For Beavers, Days Get Longer in Winter – They’re out from sun up to sundown.

6.  Mole-Rats aren't Blind

5.  Baby Chicks and Brotherhood – They tend to support one another

4.  Many Fish Swap Sex Organs – (Sounds like a party to me)

3.  Giraffes Compensate for Height with Unique Blood Flow

2.  Elephants Do Forget, but They're Not Dumb – (Brain weighs 11 pounds.)

1.  Parrot Talk More than Just Squawking – They’re smarter than you think

Details on these interesting topics here.


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