Did you know that according to Swiss law, social animals like guinea pigs must have a buddy with them and it's illegal to own just one? And were you aware that sea otters hold hands while sleeping so they don't drift away from one another? and believe it or not, did you know that Norway knighted a penguin? These are just some of the random happy facts that you can find in the list below. Compiled by Bored Panda, it's sure to put a smile on your face while also teaching you a thing or two. Don't forget to vote for the best!

#1

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wiki , srikant chaudhary Report

Jim 2 years ago

This man should be a character model for how people should be.

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#2

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boredpanda , Pugedon Report

Sasha Bharti 2 years ago

I would happily pay for this to be put in every country with high amounts of stays x

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#3

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wiki , wiki images Report

Guy Berryman 2 years ago

Cuddle party!!! *finding dory*

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#4

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FBI , FuN_Lucky Report

MagicalUnicorn 2 years ago

all countries should do that

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#5

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wiki , piplantri Report

Amanda Panda 2 years ago

Imagine if we did this everywhere!

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#6

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abc , fuzzberta Report

MagicalUnicorn 2 years ago

true that, my piggie got depression when his friend died, so now wants to be hed and petted more often

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#7

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warrnambool , oddball Report

MagicalUnicorn 2 years ago

awww.... so sweet

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#8

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wiki , wikimedia Report

Hope Floats 2 years ago

This is so moving...Both always came across as such nice guys and will be remembered with much affection..

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#9

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time Report

Amanda Panda 2 years ago

How do I apply?

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#10

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livescience , amagoba0 Report

Emre 2 years ago

My cats bring me dead mice and pigeons. Sometimes they bring fishbones they gather from neighbours :)

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#12

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Elkmont's Hound Dog Half Report

Anne Kammersgaard 2 years ago

I do that all the time too :)

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#13

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freesciencelectures , Kapa65 Report

Amanda Panda 2 years ago

That's adorable!

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#14

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euronews , Naoto Matsumura Report

Jasmine Chen 2 years ago

Your comment is a waste of space, Jonathan Eatsalot.

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#15

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Bored Panda Report

Ronja Rövardotter 2 years ago

I am sure kids love it :-)

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#16

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ecowatch , DaFranzos Report

Amanda Panda 2 years ago

Pimpin ain't easy, is it Diego?

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#17

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wiki , mvdvegt680 Report

Stille20 2 years ago

I was dubious of this one, but it turns out there is evidence of corgis existing as far back as 1107 AD

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#18

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northamptonchron , ulleo Report

Yvonne Bernal 2 years ago

Scientific tests also showed that they stress out when separated. They believe that by reducing the stress they will raise their milk yield. But considering cows are herd animals, this isn't really surprising.

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#19

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wiki Report

Ted Logan 2 years ago

The one occasion he is dressed for.

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#20

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Bored Panda Report

#21

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Thomas Ilisz , Robinwatcher80 Report

Hope Floats 2 years ago

I'd never leave!!

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#22

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rabbitspeak , Jannes Pockele Report

Cheryl Birkhimer 2 years ago

What a marvelous idea/fact!

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#23

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sciencemag , Unsplash Report

Jim 2 years ago

Nobody likes a bully.

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#24

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wildlifejack , Brittamay Report

Violet Spencer 2 years ago

very cool fact, but that's a chipmunk.

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#25

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wiki Report

Amanda Panda 2 years ago

Thats amazing. Nowadays people get pissed off if you say "Merry Christmas" instead of "Happy Holidays" smh

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#26

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F. R. Gehlbach & R. S. Baldridge , rihaij Report

Fraser Munro 2 years ago

Eastern screech owls keep texas blimd snakes around their nests to get rid of pests, so yes this one is indeee very true!

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#27

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nbcnews , Counselling Report

Superluminal1 2 years ago

Chivalry.

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#28

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wiki , Lizzie Velasquez Report

Amanda Panda 2 years ago

She's such a beautiful and strong person! She exemplifies what inner beauty truly means, and it radiates outwardly!

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#29

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livescience , VictorMelba Report

Superluminal1 2 years ago

I hear Ariel singing Under the Sea.

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#30

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polarbearsinternational , vanderwielensmc Report

Amanda Panda 2 years ago

I do something similar every morning when my alarm goes off, and I make my way to the shower

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#31

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GodFather , imdb Report

Harvey Tydeman 2 years ago

i wonder what happened to it afterwords

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#32

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nationalgeographic , Claudia14 Report

Fire Bird 2 years ago

I wonder how they would know that? So in their world, while swimming past one another, one could be a Phil and another a Jack? It would be like "Hey Phil, I found a warm spot over here, check it out.

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#33

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wiki , Didgeman Report

Iuan Langford 2 years ago

Its because in folklore unicorns are the slayers of lions. lions are the national animal of England

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#34

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guidehorse , wikimedia Report

Aprille Park 2 years ago

Lil' Sebastian!

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#35

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washingtonpost Report

Stille20 2 years ago

Nope... not a happy fact. Just scary AF

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#36

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catster Report

Cassie 2 years ago

Many prisons in the US have a program that has select inmates train shelter dogs, some for specific tasks such as disability service dogs. Marked improvement in inmate behavior and outlook have been noted in these programs and, of course, it improves the lives of the dogs involved.

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#37

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wiki Report

Hatsune Chiku 2 years ago

He looks like he is crowdsurfing <3

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#39

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scientistlive , mishimachris Report

Cassie 2 years ago

Somebody should play Weightless by Macaroni Union for them. ^_^

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#40

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neuro.wisc , SplitShire Report

Diana CrunChewy Watson 2 years ago

Looking it up now

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#41

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wiki , kaboompics Report

Anne Kammersgaard 2 years ago

This is so beautiful :)

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#42

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neads , swong95765 Report

Jennifer Lamb 2 years ago

Greyhounds As Pets NSW have a similar program at a women's correctional facility here in Sydney. The inmates help prepare ex-racing greys for life as a pet, teaching them things like how to go up & down stairs, basic obedience, etc. It's great for the dogs, as well as the inmates who can even earn a government-recognised certificate. (Our foster grey participated in this!) :)

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#43

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estall Report

La 2 years ago

It's a reflexive social behavior...

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#44

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wiki , Jennie Park Report

Celine BERNADET 2 years ago

In France, the actors who voice Homer and Marge Simpsons are married too : )

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#45

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wiki , ponce_photography Report

Benny Lava 2 years ago

How about pizza? I just moved an old sofa.

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#46

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noaa , Unsplash Report

Ernesta Brouwer 2 years ago

If humans don't fuck it completely first 😢

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#47

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wiki , wikimedia Report

Claudette Pernue 2 years ago

That...doesn't seem like a good idea

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#48

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wiki , wikimedia Report

Katie Light 2 years ago

Its a good thing he didn't draw a penis

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#49

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nintendoage Report

Cathy Binder 2 years ago

this made me smile

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#50

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iflscience Report

Silent Skeleton 2 years ago

*senses dANGER* sPIDER AWAAAAAAY

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