Did you know that shark pregnancies can last 3 years, giraffes only sleep for 2 hours, and pigs can’t see the sky?

I’ve been illustrating these adorably sad facts and sharing them online for less than 2 months, and so far 6,500 people on Instagram have learned and laughed, and gotten slightly depressed.

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DwiPurwanti
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4 years ago

They can't jump for a reason I guess *shrug* Imagine if elephants are able to jump or act like a dog. We're doomed.

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MicaelaOlivera
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4 years ago

..that is so cute :o

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KatriAlavalkama
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4 years ago

So G.O.T. :D

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FatéméAhmadi
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4 years ago

They never die by heart attach.

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AndrewSmyth
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4 years ago

Stay for breakfast.

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ArmoraciaDesignNadika
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4 years ago

and one tooth?...the opposite of a human being?

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RJazz909
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4 years ago

Another bear: "OH MOTHER OF GOD SOMEONE CAMPING JUST POOPED AND DIDN'T BURY IT!!!!"

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LindaHolmgren
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4 years ago

Hahaha!! Brilliant!

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MichelleG.(MicaylahnaClanfraSkye)
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4 years ago

Dogfish have the longest known gestation period of any shark, at 18 to 24 months. Basking sharks and frilled sharks appear to have even longer gestation periods, but accurate data are lacking.

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KimberlyMcGuirk-Klinetobe
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4 years ago

This is false. I've seen my own dogs react to things on a T.V. screen. http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2015/01/150111-animals-dogs-television-pets-science-tv-behavior/

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RJazz909
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4 years ago

Awwwhhhh....poor beez...Everyone if you see a bee just stay out of its way and let it do its thing....they work most of there lives and people are saying there population is decreasing. So next time if you're about to kill a bee, just think...if you kill that bee its just one step closer for death to bees, and fresh tasty honey....

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NeilAdrian
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4 years ago

So that's what the fox says?

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MicaelaOlivera
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4 years ago

Sometimes, i feel like an octopus...

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Rism
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4 years ago

T-T

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LiloFerAgui
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4 years ago

hoping nobody do this to see it happen... :(

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Marie-CharlottePopp
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4 years ago

So... They do sleep. Just in very small intervals.

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Rism
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4 years ago

Lol, sooo many movies to watch

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LaraStrawbridge
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4 years ago

Walruses?! What?!?

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MichelleG.(MicaylahnaClanfraSkye)
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4 years ago

The sleep behaviour of giraffes was looked at in detail by Tobler & Schwierin (1996) who showed that giraffes slept both while standing and while recumbent for a total of 4.6 hours per 24 hours.

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AlexGreen
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4 years ago

Haha, I keep reptiles, they eat their own skin as it sheds for the same reason

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MonishaTasnim
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4 years ago

Need!

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SonjaPierce
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4 years ago

Said Kim Kardashian never...

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OliviaHorner
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4 years ago

T-T

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RadkaJohns
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4 years ago

So that's what happens to me when I feel like crying for no reason. Too much salt! :p

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Ivka
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4 years ago

well, seems I'm a moth too... :-/

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Lily Entwistle
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10 months ago (edited)

I'm a wreck too sea gulls T-T

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RebeccaStrothers
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4 years ago

Interesting

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BrianMann
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4 years ago

An African, or European Swallow?

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Rism
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4 years ago

Lol

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JessicaSiong(Jess)
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4 years ago

you're wrong jk rowling!

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RJazz909
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4 years ago

Wait....so when they land on me...THEIR TASTING ME?!?!? Double wait....if they accidentally step in poo....that means...EWWWWW!!!!

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MichelleG.(MicaylahnaClanfraSkye)
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4 years ago

Still purely an instinctual reptile. Very cool

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SadieLindsay
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4 years ago

Thats depressing

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MichelleG.(MicaylahnaClanfraSkye)
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4 years ago

They nest in tree holes where they often sleep together in curled up positions. Their territories are marked by fecal and scent markings. Their diet consists primarily of fruits and flowers and they seem to play a part in the pollination of certain plants

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MaryKirk
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4 years ago

That's probably why they don't fly!

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JanetLiu
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4 years ago

poor mum...

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KaytieHlatky
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4 years ago

that means King Julian really does stink :P

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EmmaHejlskov
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4 years ago

That is about 90 kg. I had to Google it..

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wolvesrcool
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4 years ago

Awww noooo!!

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SadieLindsay
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4 years ago

Wish I could do that

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LiloFerAgui
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4 years ago

case for all rodents..

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NickMan
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4 years ago

actually only a bunch of animals are capable of recognizing themselves in the mirror or anywhere else

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KimberlyMcGuirk-Klinetobe
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4 years ago

Also false. Puma, cougars, and mountain lions are the same animal but Jaguars are a completely different animal. Who came up with these "facts"?

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Lorien
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4 years ago

Actually cows can't go down stairs

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TonyaCarmello
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4 years ago

Hopefully it's not a yellow snowcone!!!!!

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Julia Lee
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3 years ago

:'(

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CatieBrandyberry
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4 years ago

I can relate

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Cats vs zombies
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4 months ago

But winter is only 3 months...

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SerbanAlex
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4 years ago

actually i think they have the sensors on their tongue

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SadieLindsay
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4 years ago

Who the hell is putting vests on the rats

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Cris Castro
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2 years ago

And can run about 5mph.

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