Ever since my boys discovered Wild Kratts on PBS, they are always sharing these amazing, random facts about animals that they learn from the show. I love it! And, I love being able to share weird animal facts with them, too, whenever I find any to share - they think they are so interesting!

Do you know any fun animal facts?

Add them below to help make a big list of interesting animal facts we can all share with our kids! And, check out more fun facts for kids on our crowdsourced list.

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    Frogs eat their skin after they shed it.

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    The horned lizard can shoot blood out of its eyes to defend itself! Check out this crazy video from Nat Geo Wild, youtu.be

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    The world's deadliest animal is the mosquito.

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    A mantis shrimp can throw a punch with the same acceleration of a .22 caliber bullet.

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    Axolotls are an incredible species of salamander that can regrow their limbs, spines, even their hearts and other organs!

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    The Chinese soft-shell turtle pees from its mouth.

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    When a bald eagle loses a feather on one wing, it will lose a matching feather on the other wing to keep its balance.

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    A group of pandas is called an embarrassment.

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    Powerful Owls are well named - they are so powerful that they hunt and eat medium-sized mammals like possums, rabbits, wallabies, and even koalas!

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    A baby crocodile is born male or female depending on the temperature its egg was kept at before hatching. This is also true for alligators, and most turtles.

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    Tardigrades are the ultimate survivors. The microscopic, eight-legged animal is found all over the world, lives in all kinds of habitats, and can survive such extreme environments as outer space and the bottom of the sea.

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    Only female mosquitoes bite people to drink their blood.

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    Flamingos are born gray and turn pink over time because of the food they eat.

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    Honeypot ants can store water, nectar, and insect fluids in their bodies in order to feed other ants in the colony during lean times. Their body can expand to the size of a grape!

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    Dholes are wild dogs that hunt as a pack and can catch prey more than 10 times their body weight. They've even been known to scare off a tiger!

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    Hamster cheek pouches can expand to nearly 3 times their size in order to store food.

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    Ravens are highly intelligent, communicative animals with the ability to mimic simple sounds, including human speech.

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    Dalmatians are born without spots.

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    Dogs sweat through their paw pads.

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    The female platypus nurses its young by releasing milk from skin patches on its body.

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    Hummingbirds fly straight up and down, backwards and forwards, even upside down! They are the only birds that can hover in the air.

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    Cheetahs can turn in midair to follow their prey while they are sprinting.

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