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Amazing Animal Facts


Did you know that...
- At 188 decibels, the whistling of blue whale is the loudest sound made by any animal on the planet
- Crocodiles are color-blind
- Slugs have 4 noses
- Unlike a frog, a toad cannot jump
- In ancient Egypt killing a cat was a crime that could be punished by death
- Camels have three eye lids
- Sharks can live up to 100 years

With "Amazing Animal Facts" learn every day new fascinating, strange, funny and interesting facts and trivia about the world of animals.

Features:
* Hundreds of amazing facts about animals
* Receive daily facts in the notification bar
* Very fast and simple to use
* Works offline, even in "airplane mode". Access all facts anytime, anywhere, no internet connection needed.
* Search any term and find all facts about it
* Bookmark your favorite facts for quick future reference
* Read random facts
* Share your favorite facts by Email, Twitter, etc.
* Listen to the facts using Android's built-in Text-to-speech synthesizer
* Works in both portrait and landscape mode for easier reading

FAQ:

Q: How can I share a fact from the list?
A: Just press for 2 or 3 seconds over the fact, a menu with the available sharing options will appear

Q: How can I change the speech speed?
A: The speed of the speech is controlled by the TTS engine installed with Android. It can be set up by going to:
Settings --> Voice input & output settings --> Text to speech settings --> speech rate

Q: I don't like the voice. How can I improve it?
A: The default text-to-speech engine installed with Android is Pico TTS, it’s pretty simple and sometimes may sound a bit electronic. You can always install alternatives like eSpeak, SVox or IVONA from Android Market.

Q: How can I change the speech accent?
A: Just go to Menu --> Settings and select the language. Currently, 2 accents are available:
* English (US)
* English (GB)

About the permissions:

We know you may be worried about the permissions required by the application so here is the explanation of why they are needed:

To load the ads used to support the development of the application, these permissions are required:
- Full Internet access
- View network state

About the speech synthesizer:
The text-to-speech (TTS) technology may not be available in some devices. To check if your phone is able of speech synthesis: Menu -> Settings -> Voice input & output -> Text-to-speech settings.
If not installed, your device may ask you to install the TTS engine. An internet connection may be required. We recommend installing it before traveling as roaming data tariffs may be very expensive.

Recent changes:
- Reviewed and removed some obvious and erroneous facts based on user feedback :)
- Added tens of new facts
- Improved user interface
- Use left and right swipe gestures to navigate through the facts
- Now you can go back and forth when reading the facts
- Improved performance
- The speech synthesizer is no longer required to run the app
- Save your favorite facts in the SD card, export them to any text editor or send them by email.
- Bug fixes
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About Amazing Animal Facts
Did you know that...
- At 188 decibels, the whistling of blue whale is the loudest sound made by any animal on the planet
- Crocodiles are color-blind
- Slugs have 4 noses
- Unlike a frog, a toad cannot jump
- In ancient Egypt killing a cat was a crime that could be punished by death
- Camels have three eye lids
- Sharks can live up to 100 years

With "Amazing Animal Facts" learn every day new fascinating, strange, funny and interesting facts and trivia about the world of animals.

Features:
* Hundreds of amazing facts about animals
* Receive daily facts in the notification bar
* Very fast and simple to use
* Works offline, even in "airplane mode". Access all facts anytime, anywhere, no internet connection needed.
* Search any term and find all facts about it
* Bookmark your favorite facts for quick future reference
* Read random facts
* Share your favorite facts by Email, Twitter, etc.
* Listen to the facts using Android's built-in Text-to-speech synthesizer
* Works in both portrait and landscape mode for easier reading

FAQ:

Q: How can I share a fact from the list?
A: Just press for 2 or 3 seconds over the fact, a menu with the available sharing options will appear

Q: How can I change the speech speed?
A: The speed of the speech is controlled by the TTS engine installed with Android. It can be set up by going to:
Settings --> Voice input & output settings --> Text to speech settings --> speech rate

Q: I don't like the voice. How can I improve it?
A: The default text-to-speech engine installed with Android is Pico TTS, it’s pretty simple and sometimes may sound a bit electronic. You can always install alternatives like eSpeak, SVox or IVONA from Android Market.

Q: How can I change the speech accent?
A: Just go to Menu --> Settings and select the language. Currently, 2 accents are available:
* English (US)
* English (GB)

About the permissions:

We know you may be worried about the permissions required by the application so here is the explanation of why they are needed:

To load the ads used to support the development of the application, these permissions are required:
- Full Internet access
- View network state

About the speech synthesizer:
The text-to-speech (TTS) technology may not be available in some devices. To check if your phone is able of speech synthesis: Menu -> Settings -> Voice input & output -> Text-to-speech settings.
If not installed, your device may ask you to install the TTS engine. An internet connection may be required. We recommend installing it before traveling as roaming data tariffs may be very expensive.

Recent changes:
- Reviewed and removed some obvious and erroneous facts based on user feedback :)
- Added tens of new facts
- Improved user interface
- Use left and right swipe gestures to navigate through the facts
- Now you can go back and forth when reading the facts
- Improved performance
- The speech synthesizer is no longer required to run the app
- Save your favorite facts in the SD card, export them to any text editor or send them by email.
- Bug fixes

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A Google User
Sep 26, 2014
Interesting. Alittle knowledge goes along way.
A Google User
Sep 18, 2014
Brilliant Read a new fact each day. Great way to learn.
A Google User
Sep 1, 2014
Animal fact
A Google User
Aug 23, 2014
Just amazing!
A Google User
Aug 17, 2014
Awesome!!!!!!!! These animal facts are so useful.