30 Lovely & Adorable Animal Facts You Never Knew – Part 3

1Thorny Devil

A Thorny Devil is a type of lizard native to Australia. They eat insects and defend themselves with their spines


2Remora

Remoras eat scraps of prey dropped by the shark. They also feed off of parasites on the shark's skin and in its mouth. This keeps the shark happy because the parasites would otherwise irritate the shark.


3Sloth bears

Native to India, Sloth bears are the only Ursids known to carry their young for extended periods. Cubs will ride on their mother’s backs for six to seven months after leaving the den.


4Big Splash

The Tibetan Mastiffs were originally used as guard dogs for livestock and property. They can still be found performing that role, but they also enjoy life as family companions and show dogs. One red mastiff named “Big Splash” was reportedly sold for $1.5 million in 2011, in the most expensive dog sale then.


5Dogs

Dogs often sneeze while playing so that the playmate knows they are having fun and that their behavior is play. 


6Holland Lop

Holland Lop, one of the most popular rabbit breeds, only reaches a maximum weight of 4 lbs (1.8 kg) and it is one of the smallest lop-eared breeds. Holland Lops are known to be muscular and well-toned relative to their compact stature.


7Monarch butterfly

The average monarch butterfly will increase their mass by 2000 times in the caterpillar stage, taking 9-14 days. This is only 7 days of growth.


8Bearded dragons

Bearded dragons have a third eye called the parietal eye. It’s used to detect shadows and light and can be found in other animals such as bullfrogs, anoles, sharks, and turtles.


9Honduran White Bat

The Honduran White Bat is one of approximately 22 known species of bats that roost within leaf "tents". They cut the side veins extending out from the midrib of the large leaves causing them to fold down to form a tent - a comfy shelter during the day.


10Zebras

Zebras are born with brown and white strips that turn black later.

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