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10 Amazing Scientific “Facts of Animals, Birds and Insects” interesting facts for Class 10 and 12 Part 2

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211. The rhinoceros belongs to the same family as the horse.

212. Rana Pratap’s favourite hourse, Chetak, was very devoted to him. When he died , the horse sat by his side and grieved.

213. Musk is obtained from a certain variety of deer known as the Musk Deer.

214. Parthenogenesis is the term used to describe the process by which certain animals are able to reproduce themselves in successive female generations without the intervention of a male of the species. At least one species of lizard is known to do so.

215. Mountain lizard from Peru can warm up their bodies from minus 2 degrees Celsius to 30 degrees Celsius.

216. The porcupine is a very good swimmer and grazes on plants in shallow water.

217. The elephant can walk 8 times faster than a human being can run. It is the only animal that cannot jump.

218. Ducks, swans and geese dive and tip underwater in search of food, but they never get wet though to the skin. They coat their feathers with oil from a special gland and constantly preen to keep their feathers overlapping like tiles on a roof.

219. The calf of the elephant usually weighs about 100 kgs at the time of its birth.

220. The camel has three eyelids. These help protect the eyes from the sun and the sand in the desert.

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