Random facts about animals

I am sorry that I have not done a post in these last couple of days. I travelled down to Devon to see my grandparents and didn’t have the time to do a post unfortunately. Here are a few random facts about animals:

  • A ducks quack does not echo.
  • All polar bears are left-handed.
  • Cows are capable of walking upstairs but not downstairs.
  • A snail can go to sleep for three years.
  • The longest recorded flight of a chicken is 13 seconds.
  • A hedgehog’s heart beats an average of 300 times a minute.
  • A donkey can see all four of its feet at the same time.
  • A mole can dig a tunnel 90m (295ft) long in one night.
  • An ostrich’s eye is bigger than its brain.
  • Butterflies taste with their feet.
  • If you cut a cockroach’s head it can survive for weeks until it starves to death.
  • Dolphins sleep with one eye open.
  • Sharks have no bones.
  • Kangaroos can’t walk backwards.

Fact of the day: The letter Q is the only letter that does not appear in the names of any US state.

Joke of the day: What do you get when two giraffes collide? A giraffic jam.

Riddle of the day: What gets broken without being held?

If you know the answer to the riddle leave it in the comments. Drop a like if you enjoyed reading this post and want me to write more like this one.

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