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Animals | Animal Facts

Learn about some of the strange and unusual facts and terms in the animal kingdom.


10 Cretaceous Animals That Weren’t Dinosaurs

 10 Cretaceous Animals That Weren’t Dinosaurs

Not all Cretaceous animals were dinosaurs. See 10 other animals in the Cretaceous period that roamed the Earth. See more »

5 Food Animals That Are Smarter Than Your Pet

 5 Food Animals That Are Smarter Than Your Pet

Some food animals are smarter than your pet. Really. See this list of five food animals smarter than your pet to get a whole new take on bacon. See more »

10 Wildly Wrong Animal Stereotypes

 10 Wildly Wrong Animal Stereotypes

Most animals are known for certain personality traits but are they rooted in any accuracy? Learn more about wrong animal stereotypes at HowStuffWorks. See more »

10 Completely Wrong Sayings About Animals

 10 Completely Wrong Sayings About Animals

Ever been told you're as stubborn as a mule? It might be a compliment. Here are 10 completely wrong sayings about animals from HowStuffWorks. See more »

10 Superhero Powers of the Animal Kingdom

 10 Superhero Powers of the Animal Kingdom

The animal kingdom is full of superheroes and superpowers. Read about 10 of the coolest superhero powers in the animal kingdom at HowStuffWorks. See more »

10 Real Animals That Seem Make-believe

 10 Real Animals That Seem Make-believe

The world boasts an incredible diversity of animals, some of which are so colorful and bizarre they seem made-up. Meet 10 of them at HowStuffWorks. See more »

10 Surprising Things Animals Do With Their Babies

 10 Surprising Things Animals Do With Their Babies

Animals have some fascinating ways to rear offspring, and some of those practices prove shocking. Learn more about animal parenting at HowStuffWorks. See more »

10 Crazy Facts You Didn't Know About Animals

 10 Crazy Facts You Didn't Know About Animals

Did you know that hens can be transgender or that leeches have 3 sets of jaws? Find out 10 amazing facts about animals from HowStuffWorks. See more »

How Guide Dogs Work

 How Guide Dogs Work

Guide dogs enable visually impaired people to navigate extremely complex environments. And these dogs are even smarter than you think. Find out what it takes to become a guide dog. See more »

10 Surprising Behaviors in Nonhuman Animals

 10 Surprising Behaviors in Nonhuman Animals

Nonhuman animals display some strange and surprising behaviors. Learn about 10 surprising behaviors observed in nonhuman animals. See more »