You know how sometimes we tend to assume that most animals live the good life and spend all day hanging out in nature, mating at random, and laying around eating in the sun? Well, if you’ve ever been jealous of the furry, the feathered, or the many-legged, you might think again after getting a load of some of these sad animal facts from sadanimalfacts.com Here we’ve gathered a collection of both weird animal facts and cool facts about animals that will make you realize that life isn't always roses, no matter what your species you come from.
Despite the impression you might get from the multitude of adorable memes of cats and dogs that regularly flood the Internet, in some regards our animal pals kinda got the short end of the stick. Here you’ll learn random animal facts that will make your last pregnancy, set of braces, or abandonment issues look like child’s play. You’ll learn what sea creature is really the most heartless in the ocean and find out what breed of pooch was used as a nanny dog for centuries before being stereotyped by Hollywood.So the next time you wish you could redecorate your house, take a look at what the average dwarf lemur is dealing with. Wish you weren’t so dependent on your significant other? We’ve got lady ferrets with a tale that’ll make you cry. Whether you’re feeling overwhelmed with your own plight or are just out to learn some interesting animal facts, it's time to meet a group of creatures whose sad facts about animals will put things in perspective.
Before Being Stereotyped, Pit Bulls Were Nanny DogsPhoto: bogdankosanovic / Getty Images
Zebras Can't Sleep Alone
It's Grief, Not the Full Moon, That Causes Wolves to Howl
Most Octopuses Tend To Be Loners and Teach Their Young Very Litte
Birds Need Gravity to Swallow; They Wouldn't Be Able to Eat in SpacePhoto: Joe Raedle / Getty Images
Giraffes Only Sleep 20-30 Minutes a Day In The Wild