- Salamanders breathe through their skin.
- The guanaco of South America, a cousin of the camel, has pads on its feet to keep its feet from burning on desert sand or freezing in mountain snow.
- Salamanders are known to come out of wood when it was burning inside a fireplace; this is because they hibernate in wood.
- Foxes sometimes nip at the heels of cattle. So the stomping of the cattle makes mice and other rodents come out of the ground, for the fox to eat.
Funda of Fundas
Some animals produce their own lights, called bioluminescence. The Brazilian railroad worm has a red light on its head and green lights down its side. All it needs to drive on the street is a turn signal.
by Aniket Kumar (11 years)
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