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Armadillo's Soft Teeth

Armadillo's Soft Teeth

Despite having a shell of armour for the body, an armadillo has teeth that do not have enamel and thus have very soft teeth. It can only eat soft food such as ants, termites, grubs and bugs.




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The tip of an elephant's trunk is so sensitive and flexible that it can pick up a pin.

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Some breeds of vultures can fly at altitudes as high as 36,900 feet.

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