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Happiness Around the World

Happiness at LMS presents

31 facts to make you smile, laugh and say aww 

  1.  Sea otters hold hands when they sleep so they don’t float away.
  2. Cows have best friends.
  3. Macaques (a type of monkey) in Japan know how to use vending machines.
  4. Norway knighted a penguin.
  5. Gentoo penguins propose to their mates with a pebble.
  6. Dolphins give each other specific names.
  7. Crows like to give presents.
  8. Sperm whales have BFF’s.
  9. An astronaut wrote his daughter’s initials on the moon.
  10. Vikings give the cutest wedding presents.
  11. Baby elephants suck on their trunks for comfort.
  12. Chicks start communicating with their mothers before they are even hatched from the egg.
  13. Squirrels adopt other squirrel’s babies.
  14. Goats have accents.
  15. The quokka is the happiest animal in the world.
  16. Neil Armstrong went through customs when he got back from the moon.
  17. Dogs and cats feel safe when they smell their owners.
  18. Cuddling is very good for you.
  19. Dogs sneeze to show they’re play fighting.
  20. Honeybees can hold hands.
  21. In Switzerland it’s illegal to only own one guinea pig.
  22. There’s a village in the Netherlands made specifically to help people with dementia.
  23. Humans learn to laugh and smile before they learn how speak.
  24. Baby chimps sometimes play with baby dolls.
  25. Chimps will sometimes help humans.
  26. Smiling can lower stress.
  27. There’s an island in Japan filled with friendly rabbits.
  28. Ducks shake their tails to show they’re happy.
  29. A town in Alaska had a cat as mayor.
  30. Babies sleep 5,400 hours in the first year of their life.


We hope these facts cheered you up! We hope you have had a lovely day. Thank you for reading this article! Bye!   wink

Our Ethos and Values Statement

Within God’s love for everyone, Our school family is committed to serve by:

- celebrating everyone’s unique God-given talents;

- giving the best of ourselves for all the world;

- doing all the good we can together.

  • Love
  • Serve
  • Celebrate
  • Together