A group of owls is called a parliament.
Hummingbirds use the silk from spiderwebs to weave together the sticks that form their nests.
Moths aren't attracted to flames but are actually disoriented by them. They mistake lights for the sun or moon.
To prevent drowning while sleeping only 1/2 of a Dolphin's brain goes to sleep while the other 1/2 remains awake so they can breathe.
Horses cannot breathe through their mouth.
The fingerprints of koala bears are virtually indistinguishable from those of humans so much so that they can be confused at a crime scene.
Fishes were among the first vertebrates to evolve.
Unlike most other whales, the beluga has a flexible neck that enables it to turn its head in all directions.
A group of pugs is called a grumble.
Rats laugh when tickled.
Dogs have lived with humans for over 14,000 years.
If you lift a kangaroo’s tail off the ground it can’t hop-–they use their tails for balance.
It is much easier for dogs to learn spoken commands if they are given in conjunction with hand signals or gestures.
Prairie dogs have 10 different calls to identify humans, hawks, elk, and coyotes and even calls to describe their color, size and shape!
The female lion does ninety percent of the hunting.
Bats are the only flying mammal.