20+ Animal Facts That’ll Leave You Open-Mouthed
Our animal friends have a lot to teach us about themselves. Even scientists can be shocked and amazed when learning about them. For example, when researchers discovered the platypus, they originally thought that it was a hoax.
We at Bright Side love learning about the creatures of the world, so we are sharing a list of facts about animals that will surprise you.
- Baby elephants suck on their own trunks, like pacifiers.
- The Mantis Shrimp can see colors that humans cannot, having 16 receptive-cones in their eyes. For reference, humans only have 3 (allowing us to see red, blue, green, and all of the colors derived from them).
- Slugs have 4 noses.
- When mating, dragonflies make a heart shape with their tails.
What are some surprising animal facts that you know? Share with us in the comments!