Did you know polar bears have an excellent sense of smell? They can smell a seal's breathing hole (or aglu) up to a mile away!Learn more!
Despite popular belief, ostriches do not bury their heads in the sand when danger is near. If they cannot run away, they confront the threat with powerful, slashing kicks.
Quokkas are small, yet rotund animals native to Western Australia. They are covered with brown-grey fur and have have rounded ears and a black nose. Although they resemble large rodents, quokkas are actually marsupials!
Bottlenose dolphins are excellent swimmers, reaching speeds up to 35 km/h (22 mph) and diving as deep as 915 m (3000 ft.). In fact, bottlenose dolphins start swimming in their mother's womb before they're even born!
Living in the grasslands, scrub, and open woodlands of sub-Saharan Africa, the lion is the second largest cat in the world. It is dwarfed slightly by the tiger, which is closely related and has a very similar body type.