Discover our fantastic tokens of curiosities about animals for children from elementary school. A collection of 20 best curiosities related to the animal world that will surprise children and yourself.
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Chimpanzees can die of grief
A chimpanzee can become depressed and even die of grief for the death of a loved one, perhaps his mother. As an example we have the sad story of Flint and his mother Flo.
When his mother died in 1972, Flint could not cope with life without his mother. He stopped eating and interacting with other chimpanzees and showed signs of clinical depression. Shortly after his immune system weakened so much that he died at the age of 8 and a half years.
Crickets are natural thermometers
Crickets unlike mammals are not able to self-regulate their body temperature so they are very sensitive to temperature changes.
When the temperature rises, the crickets of the crickets increase their frequency that is able to calculate the outside temperature. How? Following this simple formula: We count the number of songs per minute, divide it by five and subtract nine.
These have been some of the curiosities of the animals we wanted to share with you. Surely some have surprised you and with others you have laughed, but most likely you now have more knowledge about the animal world, a fascinating world that inevitably attracts us.