Animal Fun Facts:

<LI>In the last 4,000 years, no new animals have been domesticated.

<LI>The mouse is the most common mammal in the United States.

<LI>Dogs and bees can smell fear.

<LI>The horn of a rhinoceros is made of compacted hair.

<LI>All the swans in England are property of the Queen. Messing with them is considered a serious offense.

<LI>More people are killed annually by donkeys than die in plane crashes.

<LI>Some people say the fingerprints of koala bears are so similar to human finger prints, that they could be confused at a crime scene.

<LI>It is physically impossible for a pig to look up into the sky.

<LI>Did you know that an ostrich’s eye is twice as big as its brain?

<LI>Shrimps’ hearts are in their heads.

<LI>At 188 decibels, the whistle of the blue whale is the loudest sound produced by any animal.

<LI>Hummingbirds lay only 2 eggs during their entire lifetime.

<LI>Starfish don’t have brains.

<LI>If you place a tiny amount of liquor on a scorpion, it will instantly go mad and sting itself to death.

<LI>Dragonflies can fly at speeds up to 30 miles per hour.

<LI>Did you know that ants don't sleep?

Sharks seem to be the only animals that never get sick. They are immune to every known disease, including cancer.