ANSWERS: 19
  • Iguanas have 2 penises
  • The oldest insect is known from only a single fossil of Eopterum devonicum from Russia. This winged insect lived more than 350 million years ago in the Devonian period, which is more than 100 million years before the first dinosaurs. By comparison, Homo sapiens (human beings) first appeared about 100,000 years ago. Most of the orders of insects were present by the time of the Jurassic period, about 180 million years ago. Plants were being eaten by Orthoptera, Hemiptera, Coleoptera as well as by some Dinosaurs. Another 60 million years or more passed until the earliest Lepidoptera appeared during the Cretaceous period. A jellyfish is 95 percent water, and humans around 70% A jumbo jet uses 4,000 gallons of fuel to take off. A kangaroo can jump up to 3 meters high and leap up to 8 meters. A kangaroo can't jump unless it's tail is touching the ground.
  • In the world of Sea Horses, the male has the baby!
  • My dog likes to wear a jacket in the rain.
  • Baby cheetahs are born with a mantle of fur on their backs, and the hair is often dark----both features mimicry the honey badger, a vicious animal most predators like lions and leopards stay away from. This form of mimicry protects the baby cheetah from being hunted by these predators. http://www.flickr.com/photos/12466980@N05/3056728925/
  • Pets are having intimate( direct connection ) mind to mind to their owners
  • cicadas live underground as a lavae for up to 7 years, then dig their way out, turn into a beetle type insect, shed their skins, live for a few days, the males making that incredibly loud sound by vibrating their wings to attract a female, they mate, then die..... I wonder what puropse their is to that?
  • Pigs enjoy sex as men do.
  • The horned lizard squirts blood from its eye when threatened by a predator. http://naturescrusaders.wordpress.com/2008/11/06/horned-lizard-squirts-blood-from-eyes/
  • My son's Jack Russel terrier sometimes has gas that smells like french fries!
  • diaminopimelic acid is an indicator of blue-green algae.....I have no idea of why I remember that from my university days.
  • A wasp can tell the difference between 26 and 27 without counting. Humans can only tell the difference between 4 and 5 without counting.
  • http://www.answerbag.com/a_view/6061285 (a discussion about the number of teeth by a mosquito)
  • Snakes aren't just one long row of muscle. In fact, they have very, very precise control of thier muscles even in the tiniest spots. I was once annoying a very large snake (about 12 feet long) in it's cage to see if I could prod it to move. I started poking at it, and with the muscles in that one little area, it swatted my finger away!
  • The giraffe has 7 vertabra in it's neck, same as man.
  • Certain species of fruit flies have sperm longer than their bodies, equivalent to a human male having forty foot sperm.
  • Male dolphins get turned on by female humans
  • According to Ripley's Believe It Or Not, a squirrel can run up a tree faster than it can on the ground.
  • Homo sapien. This is the only animal out of the entire brood that completely and consciously understand without a doubt, that the pain and terror it inflicts on another defenseless animal is unspeakably cruel and yet in a very perverse way, find joy and satisfaction in such acts.

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