Friday, July 6, 2012


1. That Alligator snapping turtles can live for over 150 years. Scientists know this because some of the turtles had musket balls in their stomachs.

2. The octopus does not have a blind spot.

3. The elephant brain weighs about 6,000g.

4. The cat brain weighs about 30g.

5. Cats and dogs can hear ultrasound.

6. A cat rubs against people not only to be affectionate but also to mark out its territory with scent glands around its face. The tail area and paws also carry the cat's scent.

7. The costliest cat ever is named Little Nicky, who cost his owner $50,000. He is a clone of an older cat.

8. One reason that kittens sleep so much is because a growth hormone is released only during sleep.

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