Giant panda cubs eat their mother’s feces.

  Giant pandas eat mostly bamboo but bamboo isn't so easy to digest. Before they can eat bamboo, giant panda cubs, which are born with sterile intestines, need to eat...
African puff adder

The fangs of an African puff adder can pierce through leather.

  African puff adders have such long fangs they are able to kill prey without venom and penetrate even soft leather.  
Messenger dogs WWI

Dogs played an important role in World War I

  By 1918, Germany had 30,000 dogs while Britain, France and Belgium had over 20,000. The dogs were used as messengers, to bring medical supplies to the wounded and the...
Thai Ridgeback

Thai Ridgeback Dogs – Ten Facts You Need To Know!

Thai Ridgeback Dogs – Ten Facts You Need To Know! Unspoilt beaches. Ancient temples. Majestic elephants. Aromatic, spicy food. These are the things that Thailand is known for. But for...
aye aye

Aye-ayes can find food by tapping wood.

  The aye-aye is one of only two animals who 'finger tap' to find food. What they do is they tap a tree with their thinnest finger and if they...
Lagotto romagnolo

Lagotto Romagnolo Dog – Ten Facts You Need To Know!

Lagotto Romagnolo Dog – Ten Facts You Need To Know! Are you looking for an unusual dog breed? Then this dog is sure worth looking into. In fact, it’s so...

Mudskippers can breathe through their skin, mouth and throat.

  As long as the mudskipper is wet, it can survive out of the water, breathing through its skin, which is rich in blood vessels, its throat and a special...
Hippo's teeth

Hippos have their teeth cleaned by fish.

  Hippos cannot brush their teeth but they can get fish to clean their teeth for them. Every once in a while, they visit a certain part of the river...

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