Random Animal Facts

I was going to put these in something I just wrote. But I’m not.

Killer whales are not whales. They’re dolphins.

An octopus does not have eight arms. It has two legs and six arms.

There is no such thing as a jackalope.

Cats should not drink milk. They are lactose intolerant.

The brontosaurus never existed.

Bugs Bunny is not a rabbit. He’s a hare.

There’s no such animal as a panther. A panther is any cat that can roar, like a lion or a tiger.

Possums don’t “play dead” in front of a dangerous predator on purpose. They’re actually in a state of shock from fear.

Most bees don’t die when they sting you, unless they do a messy job of it.

Rudolf the Red-nosed Reindeer is technically a female. Male reindeers lose their antlers in the winter.

Written by Anne Clendening
Anne Clendening was born and raised in L.A. She's a yoga teacher, a writer and occasionally slings cocktails in a Hollywood bar. She could eat chocolate cake for every meal of the day. She has a huge fear of heights and flying. And fire. She wishes she could speak French, play her guitar better and make cannoli. She's probably listening to The Dark Side Of The Moon right now, kickin’ it with her boxer dog and her hot Australian husband ★