20 Random Facts About Animals
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20 Random Facts About Animals

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20 Random Facts About Animals
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Whether you're looking for fun facts to share with friends, or just a method of procrastination, here are 20 random animal facts you didn't know you needed to know until now:

1. An elephant stays pregnant for 22 months

2. A dolphin does not have a sense of smell

3. An elephant is the animal with the largest ears

4. A snail can sleep for up to 3 years

5. The national animal of Scotland is a Unicorn

6. A Sailfish is the fastest fish in the ocean

7. A hippo’s sweat turns red when they’re upset

8. A kangaroo cannot jump without their tail

9. Billy Goats pee on their head so that they smell more attractive to a female

10. Polar Bears can eat 86 penguins in a single sitting

11. Sea Otters hold hands with each other while they sleep so they don’t drift apart

12. 3% of Antarctica's glaciers are Penguin urine

13. Birds don’t urinate

14. Squirrels forget where they hide half of their nuts

15. Snails have 14,000 teeth

16. Bullfrogs do not sleep

17. Turtles can breathe through their butt

18. In China, killing a Panda is punishable by death

19. Studies show that goats have different accents

20. Seahorses are the only animal where the male bears the child

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