If you can make it through this without cracking a smile, you should check your pulse.
1. There's a rabbit jumping show in Sweden known as "Kaninhoppning".
2. A newborn panda weighs as much as a cup of tea.
3. The furry feet of Fennec Foxes work like snowshoes by protecting them from the hot desert sand.
4. Snow Leopards use their tails as a portable fuzzy blankie to keep them warm wherever they go.
5. If you shave a guinea pig, it looks just like a baby hippo.
6. A red panda's tail can grow up to 19 inches in length (the size of an average housecat).
7. Young Japanese Macaques make snowballs for fun.
8. Squirrels will adopt an abandoned baby if its parents are gone.
9. The closest relative to the elephant shrew are actually elephants, not shrews.
10. Honey bees communicate by dancing.
11. Gentoo penguins propose to their mates with a pebble.
12. A cat version of the corgi exits: the munchkin cat.
13. Seahorses mate for life, and when they travel they hold each other's tails.
14. Butterfly fish also form pairs for life. If the two become separated, they rise into the water column above the reef and search for each other.
15. Chicks talk to each other from inside their eggs.
16. When rabbits do a little twisty shimmy out of excitement, it's called a "binky."
17. Otters hold hands when they sleep so that they won't float away from each other.
18. Squirrels forgetting where they buried their nuts leads to hundreds of new trees each year.
19. Polar bears use nose-to-nose greetings as a way to ask other bears for something, like food. Bears who use proper manners like this are often allowed to share.
20. Cows have best friends and spend most of their time together.
21. A group of pugs is called a "grumble."
22. Turtles can breathe through their butts!
23. Dolphins have names for each other.
24. Crows play pranks on each other, just for fun!
25. Macaques in Japan know how to use vending machines, and buy items using coins that they find.
26. A group of flamingos is called a "flamboyance."
27. Humpback whales have pop music.
28. Baby puffins are called "pufflings."
29. When play-fighting, male puppies will let the female puppies "win."
30. Chimp babies play with dolls.
31. Rats and mice can laugh.
32. Otters have a skin flap that forms a pocket so they can keep their favorite rock with them.
33. A group of bunnies is called a "<a href="http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/rabbit">fluffle</a>."
34. Ants are very polite, and bow to say hello!
35. Norway once knighted a penguin. His name? Colonel-in-Chief Sir Nils Olav.
36. Goats have <a href="http://www.buzzfeed.com/awesomer/facts-that-will-make-you-feel-incredibly-happy">accents</a>, like people do!
37. This little guy is a Bumblebee Bat, the world's smallest bat.
38. And speaking of cheerleading, these Pom-pom Crabs have some moves of their own!
39. Dogs sneeze as a way of communicating to other dogs that they're not being aggressive.
40. Pikas collect large piles of dry grasses to eat in its rocky burrow in order to make it through the winter.
41. Cat's show trust by headbutting people to make them feel safe.
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