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Here are some amazing and sometimes humorous facts about the fantastic world of animals.

There are only three animals with blue tongues: the black bear, the Chow Chow dog and the blue-tongued lizard.

Camels have three eye lids.
Submitted by Christina.

Flying squirrels donít really fly, they glide from branch to branch. A blanket-like furry skin stretches from their front and hind legs, and acts as a parachute, enabling the squirrel to soar like a kite.

A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds.
Our thanks to Sarah for sending us this Fun Fact.

No two zebras have the same striped pattern.
Our thanks to Tracy for sending us this Fun Fact.

An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.

A beaver can hold it's breath for 45 minutes.
Our thanks to Greg Anderson for sending us this Fun Fact.

Toucans are found only in tropical areas of Central and South America. Some
Toucan species have bills more than half as long as their bodies.

Hummingbirds are the only birds that can fly backwards.

The longest recorded life span of a tapeworm was 35 years!

Roadrunners are large (about two feet long) crested birds that prefer to run rather than fly. They eat
rattlesnakes whole, and they can sprint 15 miles per hour.

A purple finch is really crimson in color.

You're 20 times more likely to be struck by lightning than to be bit by a rattlesnake.

A male Angler fish attaches itself to a female and never lets go. Their vascular systems unite and the male becomes entirely dependent on the female's blood for nutrition.

Bengal tigers are the most water loving of the big cats. They will even chase prey into the water.

Crocodiles lose and replace teeth constantly throughout their life. With over 60 teeth in their mouth at any time, this means they may grow over 3,000 teeth in a lifetime.

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