9 Strange and Bizarre Animal Facts

The world of animals is vast, colorful and strange in its natural perfection. We know various interesting and curious facts about animals. Yet, some of the facts related to the animal kingdom are stranger than fiction.
Trying to rank the most bizarre animal facts could be difficult. Many wild facts will make it to the top 10.

THE ELEPHANT
Several intriguing facts are related to this nice, large animal. The elephant is the only animal in the world that has four knees. It also happens to be the single animal that cannot jump. The brain of an elephant weighs four to five kilograms on the average. A newborn elephant weighs approximately 100 kilograms. Though they appear large and clumsy, elephants are really mobile. Each elephant travels about 100 kilometers per day.

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Strange and Bizarre Animal Fact Seen On www.coolpicturegallery.usTHE MOOD OF THE CHAMELEON
We all know a simple fact – chameleons change their color to blend in the environment. Another fact about the animal that very few of us know is that chameleons also change their color based on mood. If they feel scared, hungry or sad, chameleons become gray. The eyes of a chameleon can move independent of each other.
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Strange and Bizarre Animal Fact Seen On www.coolpicturegallery.usHOW DO DOLPHINS SLEEP?
Did you know that while sleeping, dolphins keep one of their eyes open? Further, if a dolphin is wounded, it calls the rest for help. Other dolphins keep the wounded one close to the water surface to facilitate breathing.
Strange and Bizarre Animal Fact Seen On www.coolpicturegallery.usTHE TONGUE OF THE BLUE WHALE
The tongue of the blue whale weighs more than a fully-grown elephant. Apart from being the largest animal, the whale is the noisiest one. Blue whales are also known for having the slowest pulse out of all mammals – nine beats per minute.
Strange and Bizarre Animal Fact Seen On www.coolpicturegallery.usTHE OWL’S EYE MOVEMENT
Instead of moving its eyes, the owl turns its head.
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WHY DO RATS CHEW ALL THE TIME?
Rats are forced to constantly chew. Their lower teeth have the power to grow exceptionally fast. This growth rate endangers rats, since the lower teeth could pierce through their mouths.

Strange and Bizarre Animal Fact Seen On www.coolpicturegallery.usSCORPION FACTS
A scorpion can survive for an entire year without eating. It can glow when exposed to UV light. Another extreme fact – a scorpion can survive frozen for up to three weeks.
Strange and Bizarre Animal Fact Seen On www.coolpicturegallery.usTHE AGE OF MOSQUITOES
Mosquitoes are actually very ancient. Some scientists claim that dinosaurs suffered from their bites.
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Penguins have no need for fresh water. They can drink the salty ocean water, since special glands in their bodies can separate salt from water.
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