Did you Know? Fun Animal Facts

Did you know…

A group of kangaroos is called a mob

If you lift a kangaroo’s tail off the ground , he can not hop

A red kangaroo can reach speeds up to 35 mph and can jump up to 6 feet high

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Chickens absorb vitamin D from the sunshine through their combs on the top of their head 

Chickens are omnivores and will eat small mice and lizards

Chickens can remember and distinguish over 100 faces of people and/or animals

Each sound a chicken makes has a specific meaning. Chickens love to play

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The Sulcata or African Spurred tortoise is one of the three largest tortoises, growing to 2 & 1/2 feet in length & up to 200 lbs

Sulcatas can live to be over 100 years old

A Sulcata can dig it’s burrow over 30 feet long and 20 feet deep, but the average depth is about 30 inches.

The Sulcata is Crypuscular meaning it is most active during the dawn hours and the dusk hours.

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