When pursued, kangaroos will retreat to bodies of water. So they can hold their pursuer under and drown them.
The president of PETA, Ingrid Newkirk, would even oppose a cure for AIDS if it was a result of animal testing. On the other hand Mary Beth Sweetland, the VP of PETA, is dependent on insulin; a product which is a result of animal testing.
Raccoons can figure out how to open several complex locks in less than 10 tries, and they can remember solutions to tasks for up to 3 years.
Evolution in action. A yellow-bellied three-toed skink, Australian lizard, is abandoning egg-laying in favor of live birth.
As a way to detect nighttime predators, many species of animals (ducks, dolphins, whales, iguanas) will sleep with one eye open. One hemisphere of their brain is asleep while the other one is awake.
Koko the Gorilla named a kitten All Ball. All Ball died in an accident and Koko signed she was sad and cried alone when no one was around, but there is an audio recording.
A tiger is most likely to win a fight against a lion.
One leopard killed 410 people and was hunted down by the same man that killed the tiger with 436 victims. They were active in the same region at the same time.
There is a species of crabs that can grow larger than humans.