Amazing, Mind-Blowing Facts About Animals; Part 1

When a man has love and respect for all living creatures only then is he noble. — Buddha.

Hello to you, lovely readers!

Who doesn't love animals? Never mind, do not answer, I wouldn't believe you if you say you don't. Like, are you serious?

For the rest of us (which is literately everyone), here are a few amazing facts you probably didn't know about some of our friends from the Animal Kingdom.

Because you know the saying; learn something new every day.

Fact Number 1

Android, iPhones, wifi, the internet? No, no, no... they have nothing on this high level of communication.

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Research has shown that elephants produce subsonic growls and thumps that travel long distances over the ground faster than sound through air. Other elephants receive these messages through their feet and trunks. Other elephants can follow these conversations from miles away, and this is how potential mates and social groups communicate with each other.

Fact Number 2

These guys are serious about starting a family, and with no lab in the wildness, guess what? ...

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A male giraffe determines a female's fertility by tasting her urine. If the results "taste" positive, then, they carry on with the romance and seal the deal.

Fact Number 3

You spin me right 'round, baby, right 'round
Like a record, baby, right 'round, 'round, 'round
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So, you think your dog is going cuckoo walking around in circles when it's time to sleep? Fear not, your canine friend is trying to make its sleeping area as comfortable as possible. Which apparently dates back thousands of years to when dogs would make nests in the grass.

Fact Number 4

Are you a sweet person? Do you have a cat?
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I have bad news for you, your cat can't taste you. Not everyone has a sweet tooth.

Our feline friends can't taste sweetness. But I am sure they can sense it!

Fact Number 5

All living creatures have feelings.
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Did you know... Horses communicate their feelings through facial expressions.

They use their ears, eyes, and nostrils to express their mood. They will get lonely if kept alone; also, they will mourn the passing of a companion.

Fact Number 6

Goats have accents
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Studies have found that goats develop their own accents as they grow older and move into different social groups.

Fact Number 7

I believe I can fly

This list wouldn't be complete without one fact about birds. Why? Because I own birds.

Well, why the lie? It is them, who own me; I am their servant and slave.

But you know what? I love them, and all the birds in the world.

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❤ A group of larks is called an exaltation.
❤ A group of starlings is called a murmuration.
❤ A group of chickens is called a peep.
❤ A group of geese is called a gaggle.
❤ A group of ravens is called a murder.
❤ A group of owls is called a parliament.

I hope these facts were... unknown to you, and now you are like wow, I didn't know, that's cool! If you already knew, then, a little reminder?

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This was Part One of Amazing, Mind-Blowing Facts About Animals. Stay tuned for Part Two.

Thank you for reading.
Until next time...
Read on!

— Clairel Estevez

Clairel Estevez
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This article was written by @clairel_estevez on the We Heart It Writers Team