INTERESTING ANIMAL FACTS 2

Animal Facts

Dolphins swim in circles while they sleep with the eye on the outside of the circle open to keep watch for predators. After a certain amount of time they reverse and swim in the opposite direction with the opposite eye open.  


Cow Facts

* There are approximately 350 squirts in a gallon of milk

* Old cows in India have their own nursing homes

* From 1866 to 1895 cowboys drove about 10,000,000 cattle out of Texas


One Big Puppy

An Old English Mastiff named Zorba is the largest, length and weight-wise, recorded dog. He is eight feet and three inches long and weighing in at three hundred and forty three pounds.


In ancient Rome auburn-haired puppies were sacrificed to ensure a plentiful corn crop.


Boxers were named after their habit of playing. At the beginning of play with another dog, a Boxer will stand on his hind legs and bat at his opponent, appearing to "box" with his front paws.


A dog's nose has over 200 scent receiving cells.


Matchbox Dog

A Yorkshire terrier in England is known as the smallest dog. When he was 2 years old he was 2 inches tall and 3 3/4 inches long. He weighed in at 2 pounds.

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