Fun facts about baby animals include that puppies are born deaf, blind and toothless, as well as the fact that newborn koalas are born the size of a large jellybean. A baby giraffe is capable of walking within an hour of... More »

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Generally speaking, the animals that are easiest to domesticate are dogs, cats, pigs, sheep, horses, chickens, cows and goats. These animals have mental and social traits that make them easier to tame and less dangerous ... More »

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Marsupials are animals that carry their young in a pouch. Examples of marsupials include kangaroos, wallabies, koalas, Tasmanian devils, wombats and opossums. Marsupials have short pregnancies and give live birth to embr... More »

A fun fact about the sea otter, an aquatic member of the weasel family, is that despite being the smallest of all marine mammals, they actually have the thickest fur of any other marine mammal. The sea otter's coat can a... More »

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One funny animal fact is that some turtles can breathe through their cloacal bursae, or butts, the same place where they urinate, excrete and lay eggs. Another funny fact is that a penguin in Scotland was given the prest... More »

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One fun fact about sand dollars is that these animals are closely related to sea urchins. In addition, the white or off-white sand dollar skeletons found on beaches are called "tests," and their five-jawed mouths are at ... More »

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Unlike some animals, baby sloths do not have a special name and are simply called baby sloths. Sloths give birth to their young in the forest canopy. A female screams to signal the male that she is ready to mate. More »