Interesting details about the animals
Did you know that one fifth of all known human mammals - bats? Or that the kangaroos are so funny and awkward, because they can not move one foot independently of the other? Assistant to the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium opened stunning facts about the animals - much we, for example, did not know.
"We, the assistants are in a zoo, to answer questions about the animals, telling visitors about animal conservation programs, and just help them." According to the zoo's assistant, this job requires full-time commitment, and she loves it: "It's my favorite thing in life. We help visitors learn more about the zoo, which is very proud of. "
The truth about Santa Claus reindeer
"Reindeer - the only species of deer whose antlers have both males and females. Males shed their antlers in early December, and females - in the spring. So all the reindeer Santa Claus - girls. I like to tell a little child. "
Elephants with identity
"The elephants - one of the few animals that can pass the test of the mirror - in other words, they are able to learn the reflected (and do not think that this is another elephant, for example, make a dog or a cat) in the mirror. In addition to them, it can make the higher primates, killer whales, dolphins and magpies. "
"Usually people think that flamingos knees bent the wrong way. In fact, this is not the knees: what you see in the middle of the foot - this is their ankles. His knees are above them and are bent in the same direction as us. "
"The female kangaroo can grow at the same time three children at different stages of development - the embryo in the womb (kangaroos can make so-called embryonic diapause - delay the development of the fetus as long as the expectant mother will not be ready for its further development), kangaroo in the bag, which she feeding, and the baby, who has himself jumping. Each of the teats of the female produces a different milk, suitable for three kids of all ages. "
and a roaring purr cat
"There are several ways to classify the big cats, and one of them - the division into snarling (tigers, lions) and purring (lynx). Puma - the largest cat purr. I heard, as it does, great. A murchanie cheetah looks like a motorcycle engine idling. "
polar bear fur color
"The fur of the polar bear is not white, it really clear, as the optical fiber. And their skin black. "
"One-fifth of all known mammals - bats."
Strange gait kangaroo
"Kangaroos can not move each leg separately, with only two at a time - this is when they are on the ground. But when kangaroos swim, they can move their legs independently. When walking, they help themselves front paws and a tail. "
"Monkeys Gulman have a silver gray color. But the young ones are born with orange, like oranges. "
soap opera gorillas
"Gorillas fall in love. And the people who care for them. Males still masturbate. I do not know whether it makes females never seen. So gorillas are frequent drama. "
"Turtles are very loud mating. Highly".
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An unexpected voice of bald eagles
"When you see in the movies, like the bald eagle is flying, then hear the magnificent sound. That's just really is not his voice, and recording other birds cry, usually red-tailed hawk. This voice eagles is more like a kitten squeak ".
"Giraffes sleep only 1-2 hours a day."
Grizzlies against brown bears
"All of a grizzly - brown bears, but not all brown bears - grizzly. Grizzlies - a subspecies of brown bears. "
"If rhino knocks down his horn, it grows much faster than you think. Our Rosie has twice shot down the horn. "