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Stats & Facts

⇒ Koalas have fingerprints so similar to those made by humans that they could confuse crime-scene investigators.

⇒ Ants never sleep.

⇒ 61-68% of Veterinarians will suffer an animal-related injury resulting in hospitalisation or significant loss of work during their career.

⇒ Dog training is the fastest growing pet service in Australia-declaring a 981% growth in business since December 2014.

 ⇒ Even a small amount of alcohol placed on a scorpion will make it go crazy and sting itself to death.

⇒ In Australia, of the 37% of people who currently don’t own a pet, 53% would like to at some time in the future.

⇒ When Disneyland closes at night, the park becomes overrun with feral cats. The animals, which started appearing shortly after the theme park opened in 1955, are actually welcomed as they keep the mouse population in check.        There are even permanent feeding stations throughout the park to cater for them.

⇒ It would take 1,200,000 mosquitoes to completely drain the average human of blood.

⇒ To know when to mate, a male giraffe will taste a female giraffe’s urine to determine whether the female is ovulating or not.

⇒ Cats are good for your health. A 10-year study by the University of Minnesota found that people with a feline at home were 40% less likely to have a heart attack.

⇒ A bee flaps its wings at 250 times per second. This is what causes the buzz.