Animal Facts That Will Lighten up Your Mood


This article proves that animals are the most natural, spontaneous, sincere and unusual creatures on earth.


  • Sea otters hold each other’s paws when sleeping to avoid being separated by the stream.
  • Squirrels plant thousands of new trees every year, just forgetting where they hid their acorns.
  • While playing, a male puppy often lets the female puppy win, even if he has a physical advantage.
  • Turtles can breathe through their anus.
  • Cows have best friends, with whom they spend most of the time.
  • Penguins propose to their beloved presenting them with stone pebbles.
  • In one of the Washington prisons, prisoners help aggressive, unfriendly cats to socialize. Because of the behavioral problems, these cats risk to be put away. Cats feel love and gradually socialize, so they get a chance to move into a new family.
  • Macaques in Japan use the coins to buy snacks in vending machines.
  • In Norway, a penguin became a knight and got a full name – Sir Nils Olav.
  • In China, you can get a death sentence for killing a panda.
  • Rats laugh when they are tickled.

  • In Sweden, there is a competition in rabbit jumping called Kaninhoppning.
  • Pig orgasm lasts 30 minutes.
  • Dolphins give each other names.
  • Puffins choose a partner for life. They build a house on a steep cliff, and even equip a toilet nearby.
  • Scientists have revealed that cows produce more milk when they listen to soothing music. They produce most milk listening to Everybody Hurts by REM and Perfect Day by Lou Reed.
  • Oysters can change their sex depending on their current mate.
  • Snow leopards cover their muzzles with their tails to keep warm when sleeping.
  • Japanese macaques play snowballs for fun.
  • Seahorses also choose a partner for life. When they move, they hold on to each other’s tails.
  • Before a chick hatches from the egg, it communicates with his mother and other chicks through the shell by means of special sounds.
  • Dog nose prints are unique and can be used for animal identification.
  • Turritopsis nutricula – a jellyfish – is the only known species on earth that lives forever.
  • Ravens are so clever that they can make fun of each other.
  • Butterflies have taste receptors on their legs.
  • Scientists have found that goats, like people, have accents depending on their place of residence.
  • Cats show their trust by touching the human with their forehead. Thus, they let us understand that we are safe.
  • Squirrels adopt other little squirrels if they have been abandoned for some reason.