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50 Facts About Jackalopes
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51. Brainwave studies have proven that jackalopes have very similar reactions to eclipses as reindeer do.
52. No two jackalopes have the same paw prints.
53. Several early Spanish explorers tried unsuccessfully to catch a jackalope to take back to Spain.
54. Jackalopes routinely jump over 13-foot-tall fences.
55. Male jackalopes only run in clockwise circles, while females only run in counterclockwise circles.
56. They can outrun wild horses.
57. Jackalopes are amongst the friendliest of animals but even grizzly bears will not tangle with a jackalope.
58. Jackalopes can break out of any cage.
59. Red-eyed jackalopes are not a subspecies.
60. Jackalopes do not need much water to survive, which explains why they are often seen in the Sonoran Desert.
61. Jackalope antlers are harder than walrus tusks when on a jackalope.
62. Jackalope antlers turn into a very light, white powder moments after being shed.
63. Jackalopes can tolerate the cold better than polar bears.
64. Jackalopes are so well-adapted to heat that they could bodysurf on molten lava.
65. Jackalopes will sometimes carry full-grown bison on their antlers to build up their neck muscles.
66. Jackalopes are faster than most small planes.
67. Some scientists theorize that the Grand Canyon may have been excavated by ancient, giant jackalopes.
68. The bones of a jackalope are denser than lead.
69. Jackalopes are fascinated by outdoor weddings.
70. The skeleton of a dead jackalope turns into pebbles or sand within minutes of the jackalope’s demise unless it is quickly coated in elk-liver oil.
71. Pioneers who hung blue underwear out to dry would often report finding jackalopes hanging around their clotheslines.
72. Male and female jackalopes are the same size.
73. It is considered very good luck to have a jackalope jump over your head while you are riding a Quarter Horse.
74. The estimated age of the oldest-known jackalope was 213.
75. It is a rite of passage for young jackalopes to run to the North Pole, hop over a polar bear, and run back to their homes.
76. Jackalope antlers tend to attract lightning which jackalopes experience only as a light tingling in the tips of their ears.
77. Jackalopes usually don’t build burrows, but do sometimes congregate in natural shelters by caves.
78. Jackalopes change the appearance of their droppings to hide their presence just like chameleons change their color to blend in.
79. There have been reports of flaggerdoots consisting of more than 1,000 jackalopes.
80. The word ‘flaggerdoot’ is believed to derive from the Aztec phrase “fla-hag-ga-da-oo-oot.”
81. Jackalopes do not hibernate or estivate, but they do respirate.
82. Even though jackalopes can imitate human speech perfectly, they mostly communicate amongst themselves using whistles, chirps, clicks, and snorts.
83. A jackalope that sings country songs is looking for a mate.
84. A jackalope that sings opera is looking for other members of its flaggerdoot.
85. The Australian government has offered to trade the US government 10,000 koala bears for 1 jackalope.
86. Archaeologists have discovered evidence that jackalopes existed on every continent at one time.
87. The ancient jackalopes that lived in Africa used to chase lions for fun.
88. United States government agencies refer all questions about jackalopes to the Jackalope Research Institute.
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