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4314 Hippos spend up to 16 hours per day in the water! They keep cool during the day in the water and then do most of their feeding during the evening. (baby-animals.net)
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1832 Quokkas are nocturnal, and like to live near tea trees. In summer, males will fight over the best shelter spots. (artfido.com)
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1917 Many bat-pollinated plants have specialised features to ensure pollination exclusively by bats, such as flowers that only open at night, nectar production late in the day, or nectar composition favoured by bats over birds or insects. (x /batfacts) (i.imgur.com)
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2284 Polyphemus moth caterpillars can eat 86000 times their own weight in two months. Adult moths don't have mouths and don't eat. (i.imgur.com)
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2218 Tool use is innate in sea otters. Even orphaned baby otters raised in captivity know to bang rocks against shells. (s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com)
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280 Often overlooked in favor of their gliding membranes (patagium), sugar gliders also have retracting gums that cover their bottom teeth! (i.imgur.com)
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6 Ducks feed by quickly nibbling their beaks on the surface of water to eat small insects and plant matter. (youtube.com)
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5 Throughout the breeding season Sandhill Cranes live in pairs or in small family groups. During the migration period however they form flocks of sometimes tens of thousands of birds in one of the greatest migration spectacles on Earth (i.imgur.com)
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35 The potto is a nocturnal primate found in the rainforests of Africa. When threatened, it will hide its face and neck-butt its opponent. (imgur.com)
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3 Wild dolphins not only name themselves with "signature whistles," but they also recognize the signature whistles of other dolphins they know. (rawstory.com)
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33 Kingfishers are highly territorial. When one bird enters another's territory fights may break out where sometimes the Kingfisher tries to grab the bill of the other and push it underwater. (i.imgur.com)
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2 The extinct colossus penguin stood at about 6-foot-8, which is as tall as LeBron James! (awesomelycute.com)
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30 Sharks form strong social networks that are relatively unaffected when several members leave the group, and members also learn how to avoid capture. (i.imgur.com)
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2 Warmer weather causes more turtles to be born female than male. (40.media.tumblr.com)
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14 A chameleon's tongue can be up to 1.5x as long as the rest of its body. A 5 1/2 inch tongue can be fully extended in 1/16th of a second, which can catch even the quickest prey. (i.imgur.com)
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2 African buffalo herds display voting behavior, in which individuals register their travel preference by standing up, looking in one direction and then lying back down. Only adult females can vote. (assets.bwbx.io)
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