*Under extreme stress, some octopuses will eat their own arms.
*A chameleon's tongue is twice the length of its body.
*A chicken will lay bigger and stronger eggs if you change the lighting so they think a day is 28 hours long!
*A completely blind chameleon will still take on the colors of its environment.
*A hedgehog's heart beats 300 times a minute on average!
*A hippo can open its mouth wide enough to fit a 4 foot tall child inside!
*A jellyfish is 95 percent water.
*A mole can dig a tunnel 300 feet long in just one night!
*A snail can sleep for three years.
*Animals will not eat another animal that has been hit by a lightning strike!
*Bats always turn left when exiting a cave!
*Beavers can swim half a mile underwater on one gulp of air.
*Camels have three eyelids to protect themselves from blowing sand!
*Cattle are the only mammals that pee backwards.
*Contrary to popular belief, opossums, squirrels, chipmunks, and mice do not carry rabies.
*Despite the hump, a camel's spine is straight.
*Donkeys are commonly used by the Iraqi Military to launch rockets!
*Donkeys kill more people annually than plane crashes.(with or w/o rockets?)
*Given the opportunity, deer will chew gum and marijuana.
*Goats do not have upper front teeth.
*In just about every species of mammal, the female lives longer than the male.
*In the last 4,000 years, no new animals have been domesticated.
*Spotted skunks do handstands before they spray. (gimme a break..)
*The average 1 1/4 lb. lobster is 7 to 9 years old.
*The giant squid has the largest eyes in the world.
*The placement of a donkey's eyes in its head enables it to see all four feet at all times!
*The starfish is one of the few animals who can turn it's stomach inside-out!
*The world's smallest mammal is the bumblebee bat of Thailand, weighing less than a penny.
*There are more plastic flamingos in the U.S, than real ones!
*There are more than one million animal species on Earth!