Posted : 8 years ago

In Denmark there are twice as many pigs as people.

Measured in straight flight, the spine-tailed swift is the fastest bird. It flies 170 km/h (106 mph). Second fastest is the Frigate, which reaches 150 km/h (94 mph).

Of the 650 types of leeches, only the Hirudo medicinalis is used for medical treatments.

The coyote is a member of the dog family and its scientific name, “canis latrans” means barking dog.

The tongue of a blue whale is as long as an elephant.

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Posted : 9 years ago

A house fly lives only 14 days.

There are 701 types of pure breed dogs.

Dolphins can reach 37 mph.

The oldest breed of dog is the Saluki.

The pig is rated the fourth most intelligent animal.