Horses about the size of an average duck once roamed North America.
Some police dogs are equipped with ballistic vests and even given a full police funeral when killed in the line of duty.
The first animal launched into orbit, Laika, was found as a stray wandering the streets of Moscow. Soviet scientists assumed that such animals had already learned to endure conditions of extreme cold and hunger.
A “devil worm” has been discovered miles under the Earth—the deepest-living animal ever found.
Capitan, the German shepherd, has slept on his owner’s grave for six years. Craziest part: He was never showed the gravesite, he found it himself.
Cat’s kidneys are so efficient they can rehydrate by drinking seawater.
Crows living in urban areas are known to gather nuts then place them in the street for passing cars to crack open the shells. Then, after waiting patiently for the light to change, they return to the street to eat them.
In the 1920s, a Japanese professor used to walk home with his dog from the train station every evening. When the professor died unexpectedly, the dog waited without fail each day at arrival time at the station for nine years until his own death.
Old cats meow more because they have kitty Alzheimer’s.
A lost 1 year old boy was kept alive by feral cats.