It would seem that we know a lot about animals, but actually not. We, for example, had no idea that deer are able to hiss, Jaguar are able to bite through a turtle shell. But crows and pigeons characterized by those people who any way wronged them. Moreover, as shown in the experiment, they remember the person not the clothes, namely in the face.
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Crows and pigeons can remember human faces
The pigeons, crows and ravens can recognize people and remember faces. It was also noted that birds can hold a grudge and anger at the people who showed aggression towards them.
Cows are more dangerous than sharks
Every year, cows kill more people than sharks. Thus, according to the Centers for disease control «WONDER» in America from 2001 to 2013 cows took the lives of 60 people, while sharks killed by man annually. So the fear of cows!
Jaguars can bite through a turtle shell
Among mammals, the Jaguar is the 3rd place on the strength of the bite (after the lion and tiger). His fangs are so long, and a jaw so powerful that he easily bites even tortoise shell or cow skull.
The axolotl can grow the brain
The axolotl is a type of Salamander which is notable for the fact that they are able to grow in almost any part of the body — feet, legs, arms, tail, even the parts of the heart and brain. And they don’t stop to regenerate their body parts.
All kinds of organs, including eyes, can be transplanted between axolotl without rejection by the immune system of the recipient organism. In 1968, the researchers showed that they can even transplant the head of one of the axolotl another axolotl and he will function normally.
Beetles navigating by the stars
Dung beetles living in Africa while moving on the ground looking up at the sky and guided by the milky way. Sometimes they go to whole kilometers from their burrows, but then always come home. Interestingly, in a closed room they move randomly, sometimes in circles.
Elephants recognize themselves in the mirror
Elephants can recognize themselves in the mirror. This fact indicates the presence of consciousness, which has also been demonstrated in some apes and dolphins.
The tape can hold the Gator’s mouth closed
Muscle alligator’s jaw is so powerful that it can be closed with the force of a speeding truck. But despite the very high compression force of the jaws, the muscles responsible for opening the mouth, is so weak these reptiles is that their mouth can be kept closed only with the hands, adhesive tapes or even elastic bands for money.
Cows can be best friends
Cows can set selective friendships with other cows from the herd. However, they experience significantly less stress when they are spending time with their friends. But if they are separated and placed in different groups, the cows can start to experience a lot of stress. And then after a while they also lose their a friendly relationship and don’t restore it even after reunification.
Often blink, looking at the cat
Blinking, you’re showing the cat that they do not represent a threat to her and that she can trust you. Better still blinking slowly — it speaks of your love. All because the cat world eye closure in the presence of another predator is the ultimate sign of trust.
Spider prepares their meals on the hot sand
Symmetric trapping network covering the hole females Seothyra.
In the Namib desert and other parts of South Africa inhabited by spiders of the genus Seothyra from the family of spiders residu. They prey on ants, hiding in the sand. When they feel the vibrations from the movement of the potential «food», spiders, ants grab the paw and squeeze their victims to the hot sand. So they wait until they burried alive.
Giraffes communicate with infrasound
Did you know that giraffes know how to bleat, meow, coughing, mumble, cry, snort, whistle, grunt and snore? But most interesting is that they are very sociable animals. And «talk» they had with each other through infrasound, which is not noticeable to the human ear.
By the way, the experts were able to decipher the meaning of some sounds. For example, when male giraffes cough, they show sympathy for the attracted female. And when you moan or grumble, just showing their confrontation with other males. If the female hisses, she scolds or corrects the young giraffes.
Why do birds go to the toilet anywhere?
Birds have no sphincters. Well, to be more precise, certain muscles around their cloaca, but they are virtually undeveloped. That is, birds can’t control the process of defecation, waste their life just flow by themselves, when it accumulates a certain amount.
The Okapi was considered mythical animals until the twentieth century
The Okapi, which is often called polutemnoy Polygonatum, leads a solitary life in the wild. Therefore, these animals were not known to the Western world until the beginning of XX century and even considered mythical creatures such as unicorns or dragons.
Goldfish should not be kept in small containers
Goldfish are often kept in small aquariums with a volume less than 4 l And let the water creating pretty hardy for a comfortable life they need an aquarium with a capacity of at least 20 liters of water. The fact that fish produce huge amounts of waste because they need a very powerful filtration system. And most importantly, goldfish can grow up to 25 cm in length and live up to 20+ years. Just few people realize this, as these fragile creatures often die at a young age, not even having to grow. And all from-for incorrectly chosen aquarium.
The bear can outrun the horse
It seems surprising, but really clumsy bears can outrun race horses. However, only short distances, as they are not hardy.
Otters sleep holding hands
When otters sleep on backs in water, they cling to the legs so as not to float away from each other during sleep. Incredibly cute, right?
Have you heard about other little-known facts about animals?
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