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The Most Versatile Animal
Dog is the only animal which is found in as many shapes, colors and sizes.

The Most Poisonous Animal
The golden poison dart frog is considered as one of the most toxic animals on Earth. A single specimen measuring two inches (five centimeters) has enough venom to kill 10 grown men. Indigenous Emberd people of Colombia have used its powerful venom for centuries to tip their blowgun darts when hunting, hence the species name.

Which Breed of Dog Does not Bark?
The Basenji, an African hunting dog is the only dog that cannot bark. This trait is probably due to the shallow laryngeal ventricle in its larynx. The Basenji does not bark, but rather makes a yodel noise. They can howl, growl and crow, depending on the dog's mood, but no barking.

Which Animal Can See Almost All Around
Goats (and most other animals with hooves) have horizontal slits which are nearly rectangular when dilated. This gives goats vision covering 320 - 340 degrees; this means they can see virtually all around them without having to move (humans have vision covers only 160-210 degrees).

How Many Eyes a Grasshopper Has?
A grasshopper has 5 eyes, 2 compound eyes and 3 simple eyes on its head.

Which Birds Can See the Blue Color?
Owl is the only bird who can see blue color.

Duck's Quack
A duck's quack does not echo, nobody knows why.

Difference in Getting up Between Cow and Horse after Lying?
The horse rises from the ground on its two front legs first. A cow rises from the ground with its two hind legs first.

Cow's Another Specialty
A cow can be led to upstairs, but not downstairs.

Memory of Golden Fish
A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds.

Dolphin in a River
Have you heard about a dolphin in a river? Never. But there is only one place in the whole world where dolphins are found in a river - that is in India, in its Panjaab State, in its River Vyaas. They are called fresh water dolphins.

What Sea Creature is Carried to Term and Given birth by its father?
The male seahorse does something highly unusual in the animal kingdom; they get pregnant and deliver their offspring. Scientists don't have a clear reason why seahorses evolved this way, but they theorize this is one of the ways seahorses try to help the species survive. The male seahorse is equipped with a brood pouch on the ventral, or front-facing, side of the tail. When mating, the female seahorse deposits up to 1,500 eggs in the male's pouch. The male carries the eggs for 9 to 45 days until the seahorses emerge fully developed, but very small. Once the seahorses are released into the water, the male's role is done and he offers no further care and often mates again within hours or days during the breeding season.

What Color is a Polar Bear's Skin?
(1) Pink, (2) Black, (3) White, (4) Blue

Answer: Surprisingly, the polar bears' skin color is black. The bears' black skin absorbs heat from the Sun. The fur, which appears to be white, is actually made up of almost colorless, almost transparent hairs. The long, coarse guard hairs are hollow, letting the warming rays of the Sun reach to the dark skin that acts as a solar heat collector. Reflection of the sunlight from the densely packed, almost colorless hairs makes polar bears appear to be white in a sort of optical illusion.



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Created by Sushma Gupta on January 15, 2002
Modified on 09/09/13