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Strange But True: Amazing Animal Facts Around The World

February 9, 2011
It’s amazing but elephants can and do swim. Their top speed is about 3.2 kph (2 mph). However, they cannot jump.
Did you know that a giraffes is truly a ‘dumb’ animal unable to make any vocal sound?
A new-born bear cub weighs only about one kg (2 lb) but its mother weighs 127 kg (280 lb).
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It’s amazing but elephants can and do swim. Their top speed is about 3.2 kph (2 mph). However, they cannot jump.

Mahouts, the elephant keepers in India, use a language to control the animals which is still in use.

The elephant is the only animal with four knees.

Did you know that an African elephant weighs as much as 80 or 90 men?

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