Donkeys interesting facts



Donkeys interesting facts:
- Donkeys were first domesticated around 4500 years ago. In those days having a donkey were a status symbol of their owners’ wealth, almost like having a Rolls Royce today.
- Donkeys can live for over 50 years.
- Donkeys do not have natural ‘waterproof’ coats like horses. Therefore donkeys need access to shelter.

- Donkeys are very strong and intelligent animals. Donkeys have an incredible memory - they can recognise other donkeys or animals, or even areas they were at - up to 25 years ago.
- Donkeys milk was once valued as a medicine and was given to premature babies, sick children and to people suffering from tuberculosis. The milk of a donkey contains much more sugar and protein than cow’s milk and also has less fat.
- Donkeys originate from desert areas of the Earth. In the desert environment a donkey is able to hear the call of another donkey 60 miles away, because donkeys have far larger ears than horses. Their large ears also help keep them cool.

- The Roman Army moved donkeys into Northern Europe. The Romans were using them in agriculture, vineyards and as pack animals. Donkeys came to England with the Roman invasion of Britain.
- Donkeys don't like being kept on their own. A single donkey will live quite happily even with some goats.
- Donkeys have a very tough and complex digestive system. It could break down almost inedible vegetation and at the same time extract and save as much moisture as possible.

Golden Lion Tamarin interesting facts


Do you know that (golden lion tamarin interesting facts):
- The golden lion tamarin is a small monkey and its native home is the southeastern rainforests of Brazil.
- The golden lion tamarin eats mainly fruits, insects, and small vertebrates.
- The golden lion tamarin female usually gives birth to twins - tamarins babies.

- The golden lion tamarin is considered an endangered species. There are only around 1000 golden lion tamarin individuals left in the wild.
- Golden lion tamarins live in small family groups. Usually the group consists of two to eight tamarins - breeding pair and their offspring, and usually other relatives.
- Golden lion tamarins have sharp nails. These nails help the golden lion tamarin to move around in and climb the trees easily.

- The biggest threat to the golden lion tamarin are nocturnal predators such as snakes, big rats and wild cats. These animals could reach the golden lion tamarins in their resting place in the trees.
- A sad fact is that only 50% of all golden lion tamarin babies survive the first year of their life.
- Despite the name (lion), these rare primates have far more in common with their monkey relatives than any feline.

Dogs interesting facts



Do you know that (dogs interesting facts):
- Chocolate contains a substance known as theobromine (similar to caffeine). This substance can kill dogs or at the very least make them violently ill.
- A dog’s smell ability is more than 100,000 times stronger than that of a man.
- Dogs’ sense of hearing is more than ten times more accurate than a human beings one.

- The dogs are actually not color blind. They can see in color, just not as vividly as humans. It is  similar to our vision at dusk.
- The United Nations has the highest dog population in the world.
- The average city dog lives 3 years longer than a country dog.

- Dogs can be trained to detect epileptic seizures and saving lives of humans.
- The bible mentions dogs 14 times.
- Dogs are all direct descendants of wolves.

- Humans have kept dogs as pets for over 12,000 years.
- All dogs are identical in anatomy. Dogs have 321 bones and 42 permanent teeth.
- Dogs have no sense of “time”.

- The longer nose of the dog, the more effective its internal cooling system.
- Only dogs and humans have prostates.
- Dogs with little human contact in the first three months usually don’t make good pets.


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