Animal body facts

  • Hippos don’t have to worry about packing sunscreen. Their skin makes a pink slime that blocks the sun.
  • Crocodile mommies never have to teach their babies not to stick their tongue out at other crocodiles. This is because crocodiles can’t stick their tongue out – their tongue is attached to the top of their mouth.
  • Honeybees have hair on their eyes to help keep their eyeballs clean. The hair catches dirt and pollen.
  • Honeybees have hair all over their bodies, like dogs and cats. Do you think it tickles?
  • Butterflies have about 1,200 eyes. But they’re clustered together, so they kind of look like one big eye.
  • Starfish don’t have brains. They feel their way through life just using the senses of touch and taste and smell.

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