There are some amazing animals in our great world, and their unique traits are often overlooked. We gathered some fun information on a variety of animals so you can have something to talk about at the dinner table tonight.
- Cheetahs are the fastest land animal. They can run up to 70 mph.
- Gorillas can live up to 50 years old.
- For every 1 human in the world, there are 1 million ants.
- A hippopotamus can run faster than a human.
- Elephants can smell water up to 3 miles away.
- Most bats can eat up to 1,000 insects an hour.
- Penguins can jump 6 feet out of the water.
- The average lifespan for a housefly is 14 days.
- The fastest fish is the Sailfish. It can reach speeds up to 68 mph.
- The Great White Shark can grow up to 21 feet long.
- The only bird that can fly backwards is the Hummingbird.
- Alligators have the strongest bite out of any animal
- There are 3 different species of Zebra.
- Giraffes can grow up to 19 feet tall.
These fun animal facts were gathered from a host of different sites.