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A crocodile sits on sandy bottom of a riverbed.

A crocodile sits on sandy bottom of a riverbed. (View larger version)

Photograph by Aquavision TV Productions

  • Owls have excellent hearing, and can hear a rodent stepping on a leaf 75 feet away.

  • Crocodiles are the largest living reptiles.

  • Freshwater stingrays can grow to be over 15 feet long and weigh over 700 pounds.

  • The brown bear is the most widely distributed bear species, and can be found in North America, Europe, and Asia.

  • The honey badger is one of Africa’s fiercest animals. It has attacked lions and buffalo.

  • There are more than 200 squirrel species around the world.

  • The whale shark’s mouth can be up to 5 feet wide.

  • A lion’s roar can be heard from up to 5 miles away.

  • Muskox can weigh between 400 and 900 pounds.

  • Sharks have been around for over 400 million years.

  • Warthogs can run as fast as 30 miles per hour.

  • Today, fragmented leopard populations stretch between North China and West Africa.

  • The name duiker means "diver," and refers to the fact that they dive for cover when surprised.