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Jun 15, 2020 10:51 AM CST
Name: Kim
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I really like collecting animal facts, and I've been collecting them for years now. Would you share some interesting/cool animal facts with me to expand my collection?

Here's one of my favorites to tell people:
About the blue whale:
Did you know its tongue weighs as much as an elephant?
And did you know its blood vessels are so large than an adult male human could swim through them with room to spare?

Cool, huh? (Well, fact #2 is gross at the same time lol)
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Jun 18, 2020 6:35 AM CST

Question? I have always wondered if there are right and left hand animal's like humans .
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Jun 18, 2020 9:17 AM CST
Name: Kim
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Not sure if I'm understanding the question, but no, animals don't have hands, they have paws. And yes, they have right and left paws.
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Jun 20, 2020 9:12 AM CST
Name: Ginger
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Yes but can one paw be dominate over the other?
Each cloud has a silver lineing if only you look for it.
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Jun 20, 2020 9:18 AM CST
Name: Kim
Black Hills, SD (Zone 5a)
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Now THAT, is a different question Hilarious! Hilarious! Hilarious!

Lol I dunno Shrug!
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Jun 25, 2020 5:23 PM CST
Name: Bob
Vernon N.J. (Zone 6a)
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Jun 25, 2020 5:26 PM CST
Name: Kim
Black Hills, SD (Zone 5a)
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Thanks so much for the links Bob!
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Jan 11, 2021 8:05 AM CST
Name: Lynn
Oregon City, OR (Zone 8b)
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What a fun topic.

Dogs can sense when some one is a bad person. Even if they put on an act of being friendly.
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Jan 11, 2021 10:09 AM CST
Name: Kim
Black Hills, SD (Zone 5a)
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Wow! Through smell, seeing the actions of the person, or nobody knows?
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Jan 11, 2021 12:12 PM CST
Name: Bob
Vernon N.J. (Zone 6a)
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This helps explain it.
https://wagwalking.com/sense/c...
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Jan 11, 2021 12:23 PM CST
Name: Kim
Black Hills, SD (Zone 5a)
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Thanks for the link Bob. Thumbs up
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Jan 11, 2021 1:22 PM CST
Name: Lynn
Oregon City, OR (Zone 8b)
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Great link Bob.
When I was a child I remember my grandmother telling me to pay attention to my dog when meeting some one new. My dogs have always liked people, so if on the rare occasion the dog showed dislike of a new person I knew the dog knew things that I did not, and reacted accordingly.
This worked with every dog I have ever owned in my 77 years.
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Jan 11, 2021 1:25 PM CST
Name: Kim
Black Hills, SD (Zone 5a)
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Dogs are definitely our best friends. nodding
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Jan 11, 2021 1:27 PM CST
Name: Kim
Black Hills, SD (Zone 5a)
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Ok, here's one:

Did you know that Alligators can outlive a lot of people, living up to 100 years old?
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Jan 11, 2021 1:32 PM CST
Name: Kim
Black Hills, SD (Zone 5a)
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And another one:
You would find deer antlers more often in the forest, but porcupines eat them, so they're less common.
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Jan 11, 2021 1:52 PM CST
Name: Lynn
Oregon City, OR (Zone 8b)
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And other smaller rodents eat antlers also.
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Jan 11, 2021 2:55 PM CST
Name: Kim
Black Hills, SD (Zone 5a)
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Yes. I didn't know up until a few weeks ago!
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Jan 12, 2021 6:47 AM CST
Name: Sally
central Maryland (Zone 7b)
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Virginia possums have 50 teeth according to Brittanica.com
But that would be 25 on top and 25 on bottom? which sounds weird, shouldn't it be bilaterally symmetrical? like 12 per quadrant making 48 teeth.
I would be the annoying student in bio saying "Hold everything, why aren't they all paired up? Which are not?"
Worry, why do I let myself worry?
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Jan 12, 2021 10:04 AM CST
Name: Kim
Black Hills, SD (Zone 5a)
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Wow! That is interesting!

Beats me Shrug!
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Jan 12, 2021 10:21 AM CST
Name: pam
gainesville fl (Zone 8b)
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I love ocean animal facts and videos. Find those pufferfish that make circles in sand awesome. I believe its dophins that sleep with one eye open.

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