Fun Facts

As they get older, they can hear 4 times better than humans can.

Some dog breeds can exert up to 450 pounds per square inch. Super chewers need toys that can stand up to the toughest play.

Additionally, their little legs prevent them from generating forward-motion. It’s important that dogs who are poor swimmers wear life jackets while in the water.

Although cats are playful pets, they actually spend most of their life sleeping… around 70%.

Rabbits feel happiness and they love to show it. They’ll jump around and flick their head and feet. It’s known as binkying!

You need to be very careful with lizards because when they’re scared, they can sometimes detach their tails. It’s their defense mechanism when they feel scared by a predator. It confuses the predator and helps the lizard get away!

This makes them brilliant police dogs as they can sniff out clues and evidence better than we can.

Domesticated for more than 10,000 years, the dog was one of the first animals domesticated by humans.

Tests conducted by the University of Michigan concluded that while a dog’s memory lasts no more than 5 minutes, a cat’s memory can last as long as 16 hours—exceeding even that of monkeys and orangutans.

They can actually remember things for up to 3 months.

And a chicken with white earlobes produces white eggs.

The Sulcata tortoise, which was 10 years old when DiCaprio bought him in 2010, can easily live to be 80 and can grow to 200 pounds.

It can lower blood pressure, slow heart rate, regulate breathing, and relax muscles.

It’s believed that dogs can be trained to perceive time and anticipate future events based on past experiences. According to research, there may be a canine version of episodic memory.

Whiskers contain a sensory organ called a proprioceptor, which is constantly communicating information about their surroundings to their muscular and nervous systems.

Guinea pigs are native to the Andean Mountain region in South America. The Incas first domesticated Guinea pigs more than 3,000 years ago.

Next time you catch your kitty in the garden, remember they’re not just indulging their taste for greens – they’re taking care of themselves!