10 interesting and unbelievable facts about animals.
Animals are charming creatures and continue to daze and amaze our understanding with their fascinating abilities. Below is a list of 10 interesting and unbelievable facts about animals, that will surely puzzle any person that takes a look.
Did you know that humans can hold their breath for about a minute on average, but it is way off the mark set by a beaver, it can hold its breath for as much as 45 minutes. Believe that!!
We laughed it off and doubt if it could ever be done when we hear the phrase “You can’t jump over your own head”. But did you know that penguins can actually do it. They can elevate for more than six feet in the air!
Our mouth is capable of holding to the fullest 1 1/2 cups of water at a single occasion. The volume of water is much too low if we compare it to how much an elephant’s mouth can accommodate. Elephant can suck more than 7.5 liters of water into its trunk at a time.
For a lost tooth, it will take some weeks for humans to grow a new one. But tell it not to the sharks, for they have the ability to re-grow an entire set of teeth in less than 10 days!
Cats see six times better than human. While it will take our eyes a couple of minutes to adjust to the dark and have clear visibility, cats have perfect vision in darkness.
According to surveys, the majority of newlywed couples prefers to have two children in their home during their lifetime. But did you know, that a female mackerel can lay up to five hundred thousand eggs at a single time.
Housing problems will arise if an ant colony is placed in an average American town. On average, about sixty-three thousand people live in a community. Guess how many ants are there in a typical ant colony- more than five hundred thousand individuals.
Try not to sleep for about 10 days and I guarantee, death will come your way. But did you know that ants do not sleep at all in their entire lifetime!
On average, health-conscious persons have no problem running 10 kilometers/hour. However, dragonflies will outrun humans, for they can fly 100 kilometers/hour.
A newborn child averages between three to five pounds. But not baby lobsters, for it will take at least a year for them, before they top the scale at one pound!