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ASTONISHING FACTS OF ANIMALS

• A Cat can run about 20 kilometers per hour (12 miles per hour) when it grows up. This one is going nowhere today – it is too lazy!
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• A Cheetah can run 76 kilometers per hour (46 miles per hour) – that’s really fast! The fastest human beings run only about 30 kilometers per hour (18 miles per hour).

• A Cheetah does not roar like a lion. It purrs like a cat (meow).

• Bears whose brown fur is tipped with lighter-colored hairs are called grizzly bears. The smallest specie of bear is called sun or Malayan bear. Male bears are called boars. Bears are native to the continents of North America, Asia, Europe, and South America. Alaskan brown bears, world’s largest meat-eating animals that live on land, can weigh as much as 1,700 pounds (771 kilograms)

•For a regular horse, their top speed is approximately 27 miles per hour, although the fastest horse ever recorded could reach 55 miles per hour!

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• While zebras and horses are often considered to be totally different animals, they can breed with each other to create ‘zebroids’. Zebras will also mate with donkeys and produce ‘zonkeys’.
• The hippopotamus gives birth under water and nurses its young in the river as well, though the young hippos do come up periodically for air.

• A cow gives nearly 200,000 glasses of milk in her lifetime.

•  A giraffe’s heart weighs around 11kg, compared to a human heart which weighs between 0.2-0.45kg.

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