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10 Amazing Scientific “Facts of Animals, Birds and Insects” interesting facts for Class 10 and 12 Part 18

Facts of Animals, Birds and Insects-18

391. In the early days in China, the dragon was considered the symbol of power. In India, it was Garuda, the white- necked eagle. And in Assyria, it was the winged bull.

392. A snake’s heart continues to beat for many hours even after its head has been cut off.

393. In the 19th century in America, migrating flocks of more than 2000 million passenger pigeons used to darken the sky during the migrating season.

394. A dog’s brain weighs 72 grams while a cat’s brain weighs 30 grams.

395. The ancestor of all domestic cats is the African wild cat which still exists today. Today, there are more than 500 million domestic cats in the world, with 33 different breeds.

396. The cat rarely injures itself when it falls from a height. In 1973, a cat, said to have fallen from the 20th floor of a skyscraper in Montreal, Canada, was found to be all right except for a slight fracture in one leg.

397. The baby hippo gets tried easily while swimming. Its mother then carries it on her back.

398. The wolf is very solicitous about its young ones. When a pack of wolves goes hunting, it ensures the safety of the young ones by keeping them in the centre of the pack.

399. An owl has elastic eyeballs. It can focus them for any distance. Like the cat, it can also open its pupils very wide and see well by nightlight.

400. A dog is colour blind – it cannot distinguish one colour from another .

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