The 24-hour ant (or bullet ant) causes pain that lasts for 24 hours.
The African bullfrog sometimes attacks lions.
An ant can survive for two days under water.
One anteater will polish off around 30,000 ants and termites in a day.
The Arctic fox can survive temperatures of -58 Fahrenheit (-50 degrees Celsius).
The armadillo’s “armor” is made from soft, leathery skin.
The common basilisk (a small lizard) can run across water.
One bat can eat 1,200 insects in an hour.
Bats are the only mammals that can fly.
Beavers can hold their breath for 45 minutes.
Bees can see ultraviolet light.
There are over 400,000 different kinds of beetle.
Birds chew with their stomachs.
Birds save energy by flying in a V shape.
Only 3 animals have blue tongues: giraffes, Chow Chows and blue-tongued skinks.
A blue whale drinks 17,000 gallons (64,500 l) of water in one gulp.
The buff-tailed bumblebee feeds on around 4,500 flowers each day - a regular bee only needs 150.
Butterflies usually have around 12,000 eyes.
Butterflies taste with their feet.
Camargue horses also graze under water.
A cat spends 10,950 hours of its life dozing.
A cat has 32 muscles in its ear.
A house cat spends 70 % of its life asleep.
Cat urine glows under a blacklight.
A caterpillar has around 3,200 muscles more than a human.
Most cats won’t be hurt if they fall 30 ft (9 m).
Cheetahs can change direction mid-jump.
Chickens can’t swallow upside down.
The Chihuahua was named after the Mexican state of Chihuahua.
Chihuahuas often snore because of their short noses.
To make sure that cleaner fish can find parasites easily, the bignose unicorn fish turns pale.
1 gram of cobra venom can kill 16,000 mice, 150 dogs or 80 people.
A cockroach can survive without its head for 9 days.
Crocodiles can’t chew.
The saltwater crocodile can live to be over 100 years old.
Crocodiles swallow stones so they can dive deeper.
Crocodiles can’t stick their tongues out.
Desert lizards dance across the sand when it gets too hot.
If you blow into a dog’s ear, you can damage its hearing.
Dolphins can be white, pearl, pink, brown, gray, blue and black.
There are pink dolphins in the Amazon.