#AAF#46

Did you know beavers have been around for 20 million years and that their teeth are self sharpening? Leave it to Beaver-KCTS9 TV.

#AAF#45

Did you know that the mimic octopuses can mimic the shape of other animals? Octopuses also have three hearts – two pump blood to the gills and the third one pumps blood to the body.
www.onekind.org/be…a_z/octopus/

#AAF#44

Did you know that they are these wild cats called ocelots that look like small leopards living in southern Texas and South America? They are very good swimmers and don’t avoid water like most cats.
They are endangered because of their fur and loss of habitat.
www.animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/mammals/ocelot/

#AAF#43

Did you know that foxes have whiskers on their legs too so they can sense their way around? Female foxes are called vixens.
www.onekind.org/be_inspired/animals_a_z/fox_red/
According to Garry Rogers, male foxes are called reynards!

#AAF#42

Did you know that a rabbit’s teeth never stop growing and that they can run 30-40 miles an hour! The largest rabbit in the world is named Darius and he weighs 50lbs! He thinks he’s a dog – I’m not going to argue with him!!
www.rabbitbreeders.us/rabbit-facts

Animal Defenders International

Animal Defenders International is asking everyone to support a Bill that bans the use of wild animals in circus acts in the United Kingdom. Please email your MP and ask them to support this Bill before it goes to the floor on October 17th, 2014. Thank you for your help!

#AAF#41

Did you know that the pink and red colour of a flamingo’s feathers are because they eat the pigments in algae and invertebrates? They may stand on leg to conserve body heat. (Andrea Thompson & Alina Bradford) www.livescience.com/27322-flamingos.html

#AAF#40

Did you know that a turtle’s shell is made up of 50 different bones and is actually an evolutionary modification of the rib cage and part of the vertebral column?
www.sciencekids.co.nz/science facts/turtles

#AAF#39

Did you know that the slow loris – a small, cute, large eyed primate – has allergenic saliva that they get from licking patches on the insides of their elbows? Female lorises then bathe their young in it to protect them from predators when they have to leave them alone parked on a branch.
They are endangered because of the pet trade, loss of habitat and ridiculous medicinal claims.
www.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loris

#AAF#38

Did you know that alligators have about 80 teeth and they get replaced when they wear down? They go through 2,000 to 3,000 teeth in their lifetime!
www.nationalzoo.si.ed/american
alligator.cf

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