Best facts from my 100 posts: Part 2

Hey… guys, this is post no. 101 and in this I’m going to share some of the best facts from my 100 posts. And if you have any confusion or want to know more about this facts use the links on the post names. I hope you will like it. To check part 1: click here

Winter Survival:

1. A number of animals change their coat in the winter. The stoat’s coat turns white, for camouflage.

2. In hibernation, a European dormouse’s heart beats just once a minute.

3. A European dormouse spends just five months of the year our of hibernation.

4. Birds can’t hibernate, but they can fly away and spend winter somewhere warmer.

Weird Woods:

1. Bamboos are the fastest-growing plants in the world.

2. Koala is the only one animal which can eat poisonous eucalyptus leaves.

3. Kiwi is flightless because it has no natural predators.

Rainforests:

1. Tropical rainforests cover just 13% of Earth’s land, yet contains over half of the world’s species.

2. A football pitch-sized patch of rainforest may contain 300 trees.

3. Amazon rainforest contains more than 1500 bird species of 10,000.

In the Treetops:

1. Much of the life in a rainforest exists way up in the canopy.

2. The pygmy marmoset is the world’s smallest monkey.

3. Some canopy plants flower six times a year.

4. Siamangs are the largest of all gibbons.

In the Shade:

1. Sumatra’s Rafflesia is the world’s biggest flower.

2. A chameleon’s eyes can swivel in different directions.

Jungle Bugs:

1.Queen Alexandra’s birdwing butterfly is huge, reaching 28 cm (11 in).

2. Mosquitoes kill most human beings every year, among all the animals.

3. Brazil’s goliath bird-eating spider is the world’s largest spider.

Night Life:

1. If a flower looks like a brush, it’s probably pollinated by bats.

2. A vampire bat’s saliva contains anaesthetic, so the victim doesn’t feel the bat lapping up their blood.

3. The atlas moth is the world’s largest moth.

Rainforest Rivers:

1. The basilisk lizard can run on water. As basilisks get older they get too heavy and can’t run so far on water.

2. The world’s heaviest snake is the green anaconda.

3. The nine-banded armadillo is able to walk under water!

4. The giant otter can grow to almost 2 m (6 ft) in length, making it the world’s largest otter.

5. All piranhas are not dangerous. Most piranhas species are harmless.

Jungles of Asia:

1. The Sumatran rhino is one of the rarest animals – there are now only less than 80 Sumatran rhinos left in the wild

2. Instead of moving its eyes like us, a tarsier can turn its head 180° in both directions to look behind it.

3. Each one of the tarsier’s eyes is so big that each is heavier than the animal’s brain.

Grasslands:

1. If a grassland is dotted with trees, it’s called a savanna.

2. Giraffes are the longest land animals.

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