Category: animal

Reindeer’s eyes are golden in the spring and summer, and in the winter, they become a rich blue. The color change helps the reindeer see better during the long dark winters in the arctic.

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Spiders don’t have muscles in their legs. They extend them using a system of hydraulics powered by their blood pressure. When they die, spiders’ legs curl up because the blood pressure is gone.

Crows love to pull tails. It’s a strategy they use to distract an animal from eating so they can steal its food, but they’ve also been known to do it just for fun.
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Fawns (baby deer) are often left alone for hours while their mothers forage for food. Sometimes well meaning people ‘kidnap’ the fawn thinking it’s abandoned when it’s really just waiting for its mom.

African Wild Dogs vote on whether not to go on a hunt by sneezing. If a dominant pair sneezes first, then on average 2 additional sneezes will mean a hunt occurs. If a non dominant dogs sneeze first, then it typically takes 10 additional sneezes to sway the group to hunt. (source)

The blue whale is not only the largest animal currently on the planet, but the largest animal to have ever existed.

Coyotes and badgers hunt together. The badger digs up the prey and the coyote runs it down.

Photo : Kimberly Fraser, USFWS

Coyotes and badgers hunt together. The badger digs up the prey and the coyote runs it down.

Photo : Kimberly Fraser, USFWS

Sperm Whale is the loudest animal on the planet and are so loud that they can vibrate you to death.

Photo : Amila Tennakoon / Flickr

Patrick the Wombat was the world’s oldest wombat at nearly 32 years and died a virgin. He had a Tinder profile and rode around in a wheelbarrow.

Photo : Patrick the Wombat / Facebook