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1. Red pandas use their bushy tails as blankets to help keep warm.
3. Polar bears use a nose-to-nose greeting when they’re asking another bear for something, like food. If a bear uses proper manners, they’ll be allowed toshare.
4. Baby elephants suck on their trunk for comfort.
5. When a giraffe is ready to give birth, she’ll often return to the place she was born to have her baby.
8. Even after a grizzly bear leaves her mom, she’ll set up her “home range” close to her mom’s territory.
9. Once a baby joey becomes too big for the pouch, a koala mom will carry her baby on her back.
10. If your cat headbutts you, it’s a sign of markingsomething as safe, which means she trusts you.
11. Sea otters have a pouch under their forearm to store food and their favorite rocks.
12. Unborn chicks can communicate to their siblings and their mom from inside their shells.
13. Puffins mate for life. They lay only one egg per year and both the mom and dad puffin help raise the chick.
14. Houseflies may be annoying little buggers—but at least they’re in tune! They always buzz in the key of F.
15. Squirrels will adopt other baby squirrels if they’re orphaned.
17. Elephants will entwine their trunks as a sign of affection.
18. Baby pandas are surprisingly small—they weigh about as much as a cup of tea!
20. Crows are little pranksters and they love playing tricks on one another.
22. Dolphins are like the lifeguards of nature! There are several reports of dolphins rescuing drowning or injured humans.
23. Baby female chimpanzees will gather sticks and care for them in the same way a mother chimpanzee cares for her offspring.
24. If joeys are frightened, they’ll jump headfirst into their mother’s pouch!
25. Wolves have babysitters. While mom and dad go out and hunt, members of the pack watch over their pups.
26. Male puppies can be a little chivalrous. While play fighting they’ll let the female puppies win on purpose.
27. When a horse is excited he lets out a happy little noise called a nicker.