Cleaning house physically, emotionally, and mentally.

Yup, it’s Trivial Tuesday again. How about some interesting animal trivia?


  • The mouse is the most common mammal in the United States.
  • Rome has more homeless cats than any other city in the world.
  • Elephants are the only animal that cannot jump. Yah, but Dumbo can fly.
  • A cockroach can live up to 9 days without its head. And then it dies of starvation. Ewww.
  • A cat has 32 muscles in each ear. Humans have 6.
  • A wolf can hear 20 times better than a human.
  • A flamingo stands on 1 leg in the water to reduce heat loss from the cold water.
  • A group of kangaroos is called a mob. A male kangaroo is a boomer, a female is a flyer, and a baby is a joey.
  • A male koala bear has 2 penises. A female koala bear has 2 vaginas. Uhhh – no comment.
  • The slowest fish is the sea horse, swimming at the lightning speed of 0.01 mph (0.016 km/h).
  • The giant house spider has been clocked at 1.17 mph (1.88 km/h). Screech – spiders!


Comments on: "Trivial Tuesday – January 8" (6)

  1. I once trapped a giant cockroach (they’re 1-2″ long) in a tupperware container, put it on the floor for the cats to play with, and totally forgot about it. a MONTH later, I found it and the cockroach was still alive! No food or water for a MONTH!

    • I almost hate cockroaches as much as spiders. Didn’t know much about them until I lived in south Florida. Oh wait – those were palmetto bugs, not cockroaches. Snort!

  2. A cockroach without a head? I’m surprised no one has made a b-monster movie about that!

    • Ewwww – that’s the image nightmares (and classic horror films as you suggest) are made of.

      I can’t wait to get your book!!!!!
      Well done!

  3. I always enjoy trivia! Nicely done. Most those things I was unaware of. Koala sex…who knew?

    • I know – koala sex was a mindboggling new fact for me too.  The fastest spider was a little piece of trivia that I picked up when I was a kid.  So it is still the record or no one has had the desire to clock one of those 8-legged beasties.   Stay tuned; more coming next week.

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