Animals are interesting, especially when you find out how different they are when compared to other animals -- and sometimes human beings. It’s easy to see what is different with each animal through the eye, but what about those special features that cannot be seen?

Crazy facts you may not know about animals

Here are some interesting facts that may possibly Blow Your Mind about many animals we see on a daily basis:

  • Did you know that the heart of a blue whale is so big, a human could swim through the arteries?
  • How about the fact that there is a higher chance of being killed by a vending machine than a shark?
  • Poor kitty. Male cats have barbed penises.
  • Want some milk? Hippopotamus milk is pink!
  • Turtles have the ability to breathe through their bottoms, like the Australian Fitzroy River Turtle.
  • It’s time to work up those muscles. Male stoneflies do push-ups to help attract that special female.
  • Did you know cows get emotional? They are able to form close relationships but don’t make one upset. They also know how to hold a grudge.

More facts

  • Even though cows may sleep standing, they only dream when they are laying down.
  • Penguins show affection for the lady they love. In order to do so, they propose just like humans. The difference is since the penguins cannot go to a jewelry store and pick out that special diamond, they pick the perfect pebble for that special girl.
  • Do you hate Spiders? Sorry about your luck. There are about 50,000 spiders in one acre of green area, according to the Fact Site.
  • Many have goldfish as a pet in their homes or businesses but keeping that Fish in a dark room will make it turn pale.
  • If you make a trip to Australia and get to meet a kangaroo, try to keep its tail off the ground. The kangaroo will not be able to jump since the tail is used for balancing.
  • Did you know that the average fox only weighs about 14 pounds?
  • It’s hard for humans to go seven days without eating but a tarantula spider can survive two years without eating.
  • Animals who live in the water are expected to survive in the water since that is their place of living, but did you know that turtles, water snakes, crocodiles, alligators, dolphins, whales, and other water creatures will actually drown if they are underwater too long?
  • Menopause with animals? Yes, it is true! Elephants and humpback whales go through menopause just like human females. Isn’t it crazy?
  • Even though dogs may be color blind, they have better eyesight than humans.