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6 amazing facts about koalas

6 Amazing Facts About 'Cute' Koalas Most people know koalas as being cute and cuddly, but there’s a lot more to them than this. They only live in Australia, making...
Tuatara

Tuataras cannot replace their teeth.

  A tuatara's teeth are connected to its jawbone and when lost, cannot be replaced. As a tuatara gets older, it has to eat softer food like earthworms and slugs.  
Axolotls retain their larval form for life

Axolotls retain their larval form for life.

  While some salamanders are born as adults, axolotls never become adults. Instead, they retain their gills for life and have legs that never fully develop, which means they have...
Mourning Gecko

All mourning geckos are females.

  Scientists believe all of the remaining mourning geckos in the world are females and yet, they can still reproduce. Female mourning geckos can still lay eggs without males around,...
Horned Lizard

Some horned lizards can squirt blood from their eyes.

  When some horned lizards are threatened, they are able to restrict the blood flow from their heads. This causes the blood vessels around their eyes to rupture and as...

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