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1 The name for creatures with two different eye colors is called Heterochromia Nature > Animals 04/07/16
2 The scientific name of the red fox is Vulpes Vulpes. Nature > Animals 07/27/15
3 While humans have 6 muscles in each ear, a cat has 32 muscles in each ear. Nature > Animals 04/13/15
4 Cairn Terriers were dogs renowned for hunting foxes and badgers in Scotland. Nature > Animals 09/22/14
5 In factory farms, the beaks of fowl birds are sometimes removed to prevent aggression. Nature > Animals 04/25/14
6 The average cat sleeps about 16 hours a day. Nature > Animals 11/01/13
7 Many hamsters blink one eye at a time. Nature > Animals 09/20/13
8 An egg white is called the albumen. Nature > Animals 06/25/13
9 Hippo milk is pink! Nature > Animals 01/01/13
10 The technical term for a cat's hairball ( or any hairball spitting animal ) is a trichobezoar, or for short, a bezoar. Nature > Animals 12/31/12
11 Sugar can kill Snails. Nature > Animals 11/15/12
12 Research indicates that the hippopotamus may be the closest living relative of the cetaceans (whales, dolphins and porpoises). Nature > Animals 08/15/11
13 The gestation period of an elephant is 22 months. Nature > Animals 07/16/10
14 Giraffes have 7 vertebrae, the same number as humans and most other mammals. Nature > Animals 06/04/10
15 1 in 5,000 north Atlantic lobsters are born bright blue. Nature > Animals 03/30/10

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