5 Mind Blowing Facts about Animals Ali Raza · February 16, 2019 · Leave a Comment Cats A cat has 32 muscles in each ear. All the better for them to eavesdrop on your conversations and plot your demise. Elephants Elephants can smell water up to 3 miles away. They are also one of the three mammals that undergo menopause the other two being humpback whales and human females. Beavers Because beavers teeth never stop growing, they must constantly gnaw on objects to keep them at a manageable length. Their teeth would eventually grow into their brain if they didn’t maintain them. Turtles You can tell a turtle’s gender by the noise it makes. Males grunt and females hiss. Giraffes Giraffes have no vocal cords and their tongues are blue-black in color.