Animal Facts to Make You Smile

Apr 05, 2016

  1. Sea otters hold hands when they sleep to keep from drifting apart.
  2. In Alaska it is illegal to whisper in someone’s ear while they’re moose hunting.
  3. Cows have best friends.
  4. Ostriches can run faster than horses, and the males can roar like lions
  5.  Norway knighted a penguin.
  6. A study measuring the effects of music found that cows produce more milk when listening to soothing music. They produce the most when listening to R.E.M’s “Everybody Hurts.”
  7. The flamingo can only eat when its head is upside down.
  8. Seahorses mate for life, and when they travel they hold each others’ tails.
  9. Giraffes have no vocal cords.
  10. There have been studies that show that goats, like us, have accents.
  11. Cats have over one hundred vocal sounds, while dogs only have about ten.
  12. Many species of owls have special feathers for flying silently.
  13. Millions of trees are accidentally planted by squirrels that bury nuts and then forget where they hid them.
  14. Before chicks hatch, they can communicate with each other and their mother through a system of sounds.
  15. Japanese Macaques make snowballs for fun.
  16. Dolphins have names for each other.
  17. A prison in Washington pairs up “death row” shelter cats with select inmates as part of a rehabilitation program. It seems to be a pretty wonderful thing for both the inmates and the cats.
  18. Gentoo penguins propose to their lifemates with a pebble.
  19. Turtles can breathe through their butts.
  20. Rats laugh when tickled.
Posted By: Karenna Pullen