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What I Learnt Today : 10 Unknown Amazing Facts About Animals - Part LII

(1) Do you know that seeds of apple and pears may kill dogs & cats ? Yes, it's true. Because, apple and pear seeds contain an amount of arsenic, which may be deadly to cats & dogs.
(2) Imagine the vastness of a blue whale. A blue whale weighs as much as 40 adult elephants. And it's length is as three Greyhound buses.
(3) The Chinese soft-shelled turtle can expel its urine through its mouth.
(4) The family bonding of emperor penguins is very well. While mother penguins are out for food, father penguins protect their eggs from the cold with their special flap of skin for as long over a week.

blue whale 
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(5) A woodpecker can peck wood so quickly, 20-30 times per second.
(6) A garden caterpillar has amazing numbers of muscles in its head, it's 248 .
(7) Like human's finger prints tigers have their unique stripes on their body and as well as skin. No two tigers ever have the same stripes. So, to identify an individual tiger, its strip is the only way.

woodpecker pecking
 
Tigers 
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(8) How fast can you eat burgers ? A bat can eat up to 1,000 insects per hour.
(9) It's absolutely amazing that starfish have eight eyes . And each eyes are situated at the end of each leg.
(10) Have you ever seen rhinoceros' horn ? It's too strong definitely, but, actually rhinoceros' horn is made of hair.

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rhinoceros' horn 
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