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Fascinating wildlife fact #18: woodlice breathe through gills

Woodlice breathe through gills, like fish. That’s why they need to hang out in dank places.

Fascinating wildlife fact #10: Moles have more blood than other animals

The amount of oxygen in mole tunnels is only around a third as at the surface. To cope with this, moles have a greater volume of blood and twice as much haemoglobin (which transports oxygen in the blood) as other animals of a similar size.