Yes, it is childish but I like hanging out with my friends. We talk rubbish, play a video game and are always challenging each other to do more and more stupid things. And it was one of those stupid things that this post is inspired from. You see a friend (names removed to protect the stupid) challenged another friend to see how many custard cream biscuits he could fit in his mouth! While at the time I thought 6 of them was an impressive feat it seems the animal kingdom can do much better…
BONUS CONTENT: Top 10 Facts About Various Animals
10 – Prairie Dog
Did you Know: The prairie dog is actually a member of the squirrel family!
9 – Chipmunk
Did you Know: While there are a known 25 species of chipmunk there is in fact only 1 that doesn’t live in North America and that is the Asiatic breed!
8 – Puffin
Did you Know: Puffins are in fact cousins of the penguin!
7 – Orangutan
Did you Know: There is only two species of the orangutan in the whole world, the Bornean orangutan and Sumatran orangutan and they are both called those names because of the islands they live on!
6 – yellow-headed jawfish
Did you Know: Among rare mouthbrooders the male fertilises the eggs and then collects them in his mouth, protecting them until they hatch!
5 – Gorilla
Did you Know: The average Gorilla is over 6ft tall and about 500 pounds in weight!
4 – Giraffe
Did you Know: The giraffe’s lifespan is only 20 to 25 years
3 – Tortoise
Did you Know: The top domed part of the turtle (shell) is called the carapace, and the bottom (underlying) part is called the plastron!
2 – Boxer dog
Did you Know: When you see a white boxer dog you are not seeing an albino that is just their colour and is the only species of dog to have this. All other white dogs are like that because of a genetic mutation.
1 – Pikas with a mouthful of wildflowers
Did you Know: The Pika is called a “whistling hare” due to the high-pitched alarm call noise it makes while diving into its burrow.