If your 3-year-old son loves listening to bed-time stories about animals, we have got some information that will help you keep him entertained for several evenings.
The bunch of facts illustrated below is bound to keep your curious kids interested!
#1 Hospitable like a tarantula
There is a species of tarantula spiders that lets little frogs stay in their dens. The frogs eat some pests which are too small for the spider and as a reward for this favor the spider protects the amphibians. One can say the little frogs are nothing but the pets of the spider.
#2 As colorful as a crow
Crows see a color that we can’t – ultraviolet. Their feathers have really wonderful patterns as they are all colored in ultraviolet. In fact these birds look like peacocks though for us they are only black.
#3 Let’s dive!
Manatees release the gas (yes, they simply speaking fart) to dive deeper. IT works like air released from a balloon
#4 The stripes
#5 A good father, a horrible mother
A male emu collects the eggs laid by the female, takes them into the nest and sits on them until the young ones hatch out. And once they do, he is the only one that takes care of them. The mother is not involved at all.
#6 Like lovers do
Sea otters hold their hands while sleeping so that they won’t scatter.
#7 A parasite
Humming birds often cling on to bigger birds and use them to travel long distances
#8 A deafening roar
Blue whales are the loudest creatures in the kingdom of animals, with their roar reaching the volume of 180 dB (comparable to a jet engine). It has been also discovered that mothers and the young ones sometimes ‘whisper’ to each other so as not to be heard by predators.
#9 People, people…
Cats can be allergic to people. Literally.
#10 Just like kids
The critical thinking skills of crows are comparable to those of an average 7-year-old child. This is smarter than most animals.
#11 Sweet little fools
Squirrels forget about half of the nuts they hide.
#12 Isn’t it sad?
There are more plastic flamingos in the world than the real ones.
#13 Tiny details
Most elephants weighs less than a tongue of a blue whale. It can be even three tones heavy, which is approximately the weight of an adult female elephant.
#14 The angular way
Wombat excrements look like small cubes.
#15 Where is my baby?
A baby octopus is the size of a flea.
#16 Back in the past
If you traveled 66 million light years away from the earth, using a proper telescope you could still sea dinosaurs roaming our planet.
#17 In the fairy tale land
Unicorn is the national symbol of Scotland.