In just 500 years, humans have been the cause of 322 animal extinctions, with two thirds of those occurring in the last century alone.
The minke is the only rorqual or baleen whale that can leap entirely out of the water.
Kiwis have excellent memories, and can remember unsavory incidents for at least five years.
Camels have three eyelids to protect themselves from blowing sand.
… the cougar holds the Guinness World Record for the most names. It has over 40 names in English alone.