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  • [Animals fact 1] The earliest known bird is the Archaeopteryx. It lived during the Jurassic period 150 million years ago. Because it did not have the basic features of flight, scientists are uncertain if it could fly.

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  • [Animals fact 2] Women with high levels of toxoplasmosis antibodies were significantly more likely to have baby boys than baby girls. In most populations, the birth rate is around 51% boys, but women infected by this cat parasite had up to a 72% chance of a boy.


  • [Animals fact 3] The Coelacanth is a prehistoric fish which is related to reptiles and mammals more than modern fish. It was thought to have gone extinct 65 million years ago until a fisherman caught one in 1938.


  • [Animals fact 4] Owls can almost turn their heads all the way around, but it's not quite a 360 turn. They can turn their necks 135 degrees in either direction, which gives them 270 degrees total movement.

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  • [Animals fact 5] The name "Brân" in Welsh is usually translated as crow or raven, and there was a mythological king of Britain in Welsh mythology called Brân the Blessed.


  • [Animals fact 6] Salty and Roselle, two separate guide dogs who were in the World Trade Centre during 9/11. They were on the 71st and 78th floor of Tower 1 respectively. They each led their owners safely out of the burning tower amidst the chaos, and both owners and dogs survived.


  • [Animals fact 7] Wild salmon flesh is red because of pigments present in the krill they eat. It is the same pigment that turns lobsters and flamingos red/pink. If this pigment is not supplemented in farmed salmon, their flesh will be the normal grey color as other fishes. This is why farmed salmon is labeled as "color added".


  • [Animals fact 8] In 1979, a mummified steppe bison named Blue Babe was discovered in Alaska. While preparing the specimen for display, the research team decided to stew and eat part of the 36,000-year-old mummy's neck to "celebrate the accomplishment".


  • [Animals fact 9] A bear named Wojtek fought in the Polish Army during World War 2. He carried shells to the frontline and was taught to salute.


  • [Animals fact 10] In 1954, the city of Bombay in India had such a bad rat problem that they began accepting dead rats as taxes. This led to the mass breeding and killing of rats to use them for payment.


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