What you don’t know about some animals and plants

Dogs and cats That cats and dogs also dream? Both dogs and cats do dream and one can know when they are dreaming, by simply observing them when there are asleep.
Action at the Watering Hole Etosha National Park Namibia. (Net photo)
Action at the Watering Hole Etosha National Park Namibia. (Net photo)

Dogs and cats
That cats and dogs also dream? Both dogs and cats do dream and one can know when they are dreaming, by simply observing them when there are asleep.

When a dog moans or moves its legs from side to side and its tail during sleep. It could mean that’s its dreaming while fighting or playing.

When do dogs and cats sleep? Cats and dogs are nocturnal animals which mean they sleep during day and stay awake at night.

However, dogs seem to have adapted human habits by staying awake during day, Even if they do sleep, they jump whenever they hear a strange sound.

Chimpanzees
How do chimpanzees learn to perform tricks easily? Chimpanzees belong to the ape’s family. They are amongst the most intelligent species in the animal kingdom.

They can easily learn and remember the things they are taught.

Monkeys
Why monkeys do have red buttocks? Monkeys have lots of blood vessels in their bodies, thus lots and lots of blood vessels on their buttocks. The blood in these tubes makes them look red although the skin on their bottom is hard.

Snake
Unlike other reptiles, snakes have scales under their bodies. This helps them in moving forward. Snakes also climb trees and swim.

Elephant
Elephants have long trunk because it serves for various purposes. Not only does it use as a nose, but also as a hand and mouth. The trunk doesn’t have any bones therefore moves in all direction.
 
Elephants also use their trunk to shrill. A shrill is a sound an elephant makes to call and to tell its friends that it’s happy.

Giraffe
Their long neck helps them to spotting an enemy from a distance. As such they can escape and they rarely are killed by lions. The long neck and legs makes a giraffe the tallest animal on earth.

Tree
To find out the age of a tree, one has to cut it down and count the number of rings on its trunk. Most trees grow a layer of wood each year.

As we cut a tree, these layers can be seen as rings on the trunk. Its growth can be seen on its layers. The world’s oldest tree is Jomon Cedar in Japan is believed to be 7200 years.

Sun flower
When a sunflower is growing, its stalk grows increasingly and it keeps turning with the movement of the sun.
As a result, when you see it, you may feel that it is following the sun.

Bamboo
Bamboo trees grow vertically but are long in height. They bear flowers too, but once they blossom, they will die immediately.

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