DID YOU KNOW?
AMAZING ANIMAL FACTS
Giraffe’s tongues are blue and can extend more than 40cm long.
Did you know? The black rhinoceros, despite its size and weighing an
average of 1.5 tons, can run at speeds of up to 45 km/h.
The only mammal with a lifespan comparable to humans is the elephant.
The African Elephant is the largest living mammal on land!
Female impalas outnumber males two to one.
Despite its weight, the Eland can jump up to 6.5 feet in the air.
The buffalo has poor eyesight and hearing.
The aardvark has very poor eyesight.
Despite their size, hippos can gallop at speeds up to 30 km/h (18 mph).
Hippos can eat up to 40 kgs (88 pounds) of short grass in one day!
The lion is the largest African carnivore.
Although the male lion is quite a bit larger than the female lion, the
female lion does most of the hunting.
A Giraffe is the tallest of all living land mammals
The cheetah is the fastest land animal, they can bound at speeds of up to
113 km/h !
A Giraffe stands while sleeping
Cheetah's accelerate from 0-70 km/h in under 2 seconds
The African white rhinoceros is the second largest mammal in the
World, the African elephant takes first prize.
Each Giraffe has its own unique pattern of coat markings.
The rhinoceros belongs to the same family as horses.
The Giraffe has seven neck vertebrae like a human, despite its long neck.
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