Animals can be pretty darn quirky when it comes to nearly everything they do. There are so many facts about them that just about everyone has down pat and a couple that may surprise you.
By Abigail Brown
1. The Cute Way Cats Pull a Mary Poppin’
It’s a well-known fact that cats land on their feet, but the mind-boggling part is how. Cats have the ability to tuck their body into an almost umbrella-like shape, in order to be positioned correctly and land on their feet. This ability is called the Cat Righting Reflex. Click this link to read more about it.
2. If I Own 6, Will I Become A Mathematician?
Oddly enough, it is a scientifically proven fact that individuals who own dogs score higher during mathematics-based tests on average than individuals who don’t. Owning dogs can also help decrease anxiety, and aid you in strengthening your work ethic.
3. Talk About Fish Lips
A fact that some people know, some people don’t, and most people wish they didn’t– is that a vast majority of lipstick brands have fish scales in their products. This is often listed as “pearlescence” on your lipsticks ingredients label.
4. How Mr. Purrington Was Caught For His Crime
Humans have fingerprints that help us to tell one another apart, this being incredibly helpful in all manner of police investigations. Our feline friends have their own way to do this, with their noses. Every cat’s nose has a different print, and this was, unfortunately, the reason Mr. Purrington was convicted of grand theft catnip… Click me for more interesting facts about cat noses.
5. Are Your Fish Really All That Silent?
Although we find them fairly quiet, many breeds of fish grind their teeth and or make noise with their swimming bladder in order to communicate with one another. Angelfish are extra fun, by communicating their social standing within the tank with the chemicals in their urine. To read a little bit more about how this works, Click me!
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