top 10 Animal Facts Everyone Should Know

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Snakes only eat animals

In true carnivore fashion, snakes typically stick to birds, frogs, and other small mammals. No herbs, grass, or bark for any one of the 3,000 species of snakes out there.

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Moray eels have a second

If you already thought that eels were kind of creepy, then this fact isn't going to make you feel any better about them.

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Ducks can surf

Over in New Zealand, surfers have noticed the same thing that those who ride the waves in California have witnessed: Ducks can surf.

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the only venomous primates

According to Popular Science, these adorable animals secrete toxins from a gland in the crook of their inner arms. Their bites have caused anaphylactic shock and even death in humans.

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Pigeons can do math

In fact, one 2011 study published in Science found that these birds are capable of doing math at the same level as monkeys.

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Zebra stripes act

Experimental Biology suggests that zebras' black and white stripes may be an evolutionary feature to fend off harmful horsefly bites.

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Wild chimps like

A 2015 study published in the journal Royal Society Open Science reveals that chimpanzees in Guinea had a fondness for imbibing fermented palm sap and getting tipsy in the process.

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the leading agricultural

Just one cow gives off enough harmful methane gas in a single day to fill around 400 one-liter bottles.

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Sea otters are adept

Biology Letters suggests that otters may have been using tools for millions of years. Sea otters frequently use rocks to break open well-armored prey, such as snails.

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Frogs can freeze

Why tolerate the cold when you could just freeze yourself solid? According to Kenneth Storey, a professor at Carleton University in Ottawa, frogs undergo repeated freeze-thaw cycles.

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