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.. Goose is actually the term for female geese, male geese are called ganders - Birds
.. The American Kestrel is the most common falcon in North American. It is also the smallest falcon in North America - Birds
.. The scales on the carapace are called scutes - Reptiles
.. The largest chicken egg weighed nearly 12 ounces - Birds
.. Iguanas have a third eye - Reptiles
.. Rabbits are born with their eyes closed and without fur -
.. Turtles do not have teeth , but a sharp beak , which they tear their food - Reptiles
.. Guinea pigs originally come from the Andes mountains in South America - Mammals
.. A group of sheeps is called a flock - Mammals
.. There are 17 different species of macaw parrots. Many of these are endangered. - Birds
.. The parakeet is the most commonly kept bird in the world! - Birds
.. Caracara is national bird of Mexico - Birds
.. The name of a baby peafowl is a peachick - Birds
.. The color of a turkey’s heas and throat will change depending on his mood - Birds
.. Boa constrictor has hooked teeth. They are not used for chewing. Teeth are used for catching of the prey - Reptiles
.. Spectacle Caiman Males of the species are generally between 2 and 2.5 meters, while females are usually around 1.4 meters - Reptiles
.. There are two types of land race pig, the british and the American landrace pig - Mammals
.. Red-handed Tamarin Monkeys live in groups of 4 to 15 members with little competition among a group even between breeding males - Mammals
.. Donkeys are related to horses and zebras, but they have much longer ears than either on - Mammals
.. Ostriches have three stomachs - Birds
.. The sound made by emu males is similar to a pig’s grunt while females make loud booming sounds - Mammals
.. Spider monkeys are smart! Their brain weights 107 grams and is twice the size of the howler monkey, which is about the same size - Mammals
.. Green vervet monkeys are born with a pink face and black hair - Mammals
.. The word ‘’ flamingo’’ comes from the Spanish and Latin word ‘’ flamenco’’ which means fire, and refers to the bright color of the birds’ feathers - Birds
.. There are four species of tapir - Mammals
.. Starfish have eight eyes – one at the end of each leg - Fishes
.. The blue whale is the largest of all whales and is also considered the largest animal to have ever existed in the world - Fishes
.. Sharks have been around longer than dinosaurs - Fishes
.. You can tell a turtle’s gender by the noise it makes. Males grunt, females hiss - Amphibians
.. The hippopotamus is born underwater - Mammals
.. Only half of a dolphin’s brain sleeps at a time. The other awake half makes the dolphin come up for air when needed to prevent drowning - Fishes, Mammals
.. Most elephants weigh less than the tongue of a blue whale - Mammals
.. The honey bee has been around for 30 million years - Insects