Armadillo is Spanish for "little armored thing."
African penguins can hold their breath for over 2 minutes and dive over 400 feet deep!
The Andean flamingo is the only flamingo species with yellow legs.
Every zebra’s stripe pattern is different—no two are alike.
A butterfly's wings move in a figure "8" motion that pushes them through the air.
The okapi's dark tongue is long enough to reach its ears and eyes.
Andean bears are the only bears found in South America.
A gorilla's big toe is opposable, like our thumb, to help the animal grab food or climb trees.
A herd of hippopotamuses is also called a "bloat."
Tigers can see six times better than humans at night.
A male Galápagos tortoise can weigh more than 500 pounds—and may live 150 years or more.
A male lion can eat up to 140 pounds of food in one meal.