Animal Facts from Ben Britton

Video highlights from Animal Encounters

Love animal facts? Here are some fun ones from Ben Britton!


  • Capuchin Monkeys are one of the few primates that share food.
  • An American Alligator can hold his breath under water for over 1 hour.
  • The Burmese Python is one of the world’s strongest and most powerful snakes, using its muscle to squeeze and suffocate animals to death.
  • The puma’s tongue is like sand paper and they use it to strip the meat from animal bones.
  • The Saltwater Crocodile has 66 teeth
  • The Barn Owl is the world's most widespread species of owl, feeding primarily upon rodents.
  • The green tree frog is also known in some areas as the 'dunny frog' for they often take up residence in outside toilets.
  • Young eastern quolls hang on to their mother using their teeth so they don’t fall of her as she forages for food

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