Thursday, December 2, 2010

Facts about animals,birds,reptiles etc

* A 1,200-pound horse eats about seven times it's own weight each year.
* A bird requires more food in proportion to its size than a baby or a cat.
* A chameleon can move its eyes in two directions at the same time.
* A newborn kangaroo is about 1 inch in length.
* A chameleon's tongue is twice the length of its body.
* A rat can last longer without water than a camel can.
* An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.
* A single little brown bat can catch 1,200 mosquitoes-sized insects in just 1 hr.
* A woodpecker can peck twenty times a second.
* A chimpanzee can learn to recognize itself in a mirror, but monkeys can't.
* Beaver teeth are sharp that Native Americans once used them as knife blades.
* Gastric frog, native to Australia,is known to give birth to its young one through the mouth.Giraffes and humans both have seven bones in their neck

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