The scientific study of animal behaviour is called Ethology.
Jelly fish have no brain, bones or a heart and function
with a loose network of nerves located in their thin outer skin.
They are carnivores and excellent predators. Their diet
includes other jelly fish,shrimp and fish.
Star fish have no brains or blood.However they do have
a nervous system that runs throughout their arms.They manage
to pump nutrients throughout their bodies using filtered water.
Starfish are powerful hunters and primarily feed on mollusks.
They hunt in the water catching sponges, plankton and even
coral for their dinner.
A snail can sleep for three years, when weather becomes
excessively cold; this is a necessity in survival.
Male ostrich makes a roaring noise like lion.
An ostrich can run faster than a horse.
Mite runs 20 times faster than cheetah.
A lone gopher can dig 300 feet of tunnel in a
Pigs have sensitive ears.They can feel pain in
Dogs’ sense of smell is amazing.They smell better
than we do. The reason is the moist leathery surface
of the nose which determines the direction of air currents.
Cats are more sensitive to light than humans.
That may be why they need such good night vision.
Tongue of the snake is extremely sensitive to
sound vibrations.The snake hears with it’s tongue.
The legendary chakora bird drinks the moonlight.
The legend has it that chataka bird drinks only the
fresh rain water as it falls from the sky. It never drinks
water off the ground.
The lizard can shed its tail at will when it feels threatened
by a predator. A lizard’s tail can grow back. Snake’s tail
do not grow back once it is cut off.
Crocodiles use their strong tails as paddles to push
them along. They also lash out at an enemy with
Monkeys have grasping tails which help them to
climb the trees and prevent them from falling
from the trees.
Dogs have four toes on their hind feet and five on
their front feet.
Jiraffes can last longer without drinking water
than camels.They will go up to 3 weeks without
a drink. When they do drink they’ve been known to
down 12 gallons in one sitting.A giraffe can clean
its ears with its 21 inch tongue.
If NASA sent birds into space they would soon die.
Birds need gravity to swallow.
An ostrich’s eye is bigger than it’s brain.
Flying fox are the largest bats in the world.
They are known as fruit bats.Most of the bats are
small like mice.Fruit bats have eyesight that is
adapted to low-light much like cats.Bats might
look like mice to a certain extent but they do
not belong to mice family.Fruit bats have long
sharp teeth with which they can even break a
coconut Fruit bats are not blind as a bat. They
are equipped for day light vision. Bats send out
sound waves from their mouth or nose. When the
sound waves hit an object they produce echoes.
The echo bounces off the object and returns to the
bat’s ears Bats listen to the echoes to figure out
where the object is, how big it is and it’s shape.
Butterflies taste with their feet.
Elephants are the only animals that can’t jump.
Spiders can regrow missing legs or parts of legs.
Mammals are diphyodonts; i.e,they develop two sets
of teeth. Kangaroos, elephants and manatees are
unusual among mammals because they are
polyphyodonts; i.e, they have teeth that are constantly
being lost and replaced; they grow a new set every