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

(1) Snakes smell with their tongue.
(2) The placement of the eyes of a donkey makes it to see all four of its legs at all the times.
(3) In general, Asiatic jerboas have five toes on their back feet and African jerboas have three.
(4) The praying mantis is the only insect that can turn its head 360 degrees.

praying mantis 
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(5) Dogs will sneeze to tell other dogs that they’re playing, so when they’re playing rough it doesn’t turn into a fight.
(6) Cats and horses are highly susceptible to black widow spider venom, but dogs are relatively resistant. Sheep and rabbits are apparently immune.
(7) A dik-dik is a tiny antelope that lives in East Africa, Namibia and Angola.
 
black widow spider

dik-dik 
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(8) There is a shark called ‘goblin shark’ which has only been seen around 50 times since its discovery in 1897.
(9) Cheetahs were trained by man for hunting as long as 3000 BC.
(10) Millions of trees are accidentally planted by squirrels that bury nuts and then forget where they hid them.

An ancient egyptian picture shows cheetahs were trained in that period for hunting
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Goblin Shark 
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