- Turtles are cold blooded, like all reptiles. But the Blanding's Turtle, a common North American freshwater species, has been seen swimming under the ice in the Great Lakes during winter.
- In Oklahoma, dogs must have a permit signed by the mayor in order to congregate on private property in groups of three or more.
- Surveys show that 62% of dog owners admit that their dog owns a sweater, winter coat, or raincoat.
- The smallest of the dog's breeds, the Chihuahua, is usually the breed that lives the longest.
- More people are killed annually by donkeys than in airplane crashes.