This World Animal Day, we’re celebrating our animal friends with a wild selection of some of our newest animal-themed slots, along with some very weird and wonderful animal facts. It’s time to go primitive… animals, we salute you!

World Animal Day 2020

04th October 2020 is World Animal Day – an important time of year where our wild-thing friends can get the attention they deserve.  By joining forces to honour animals everywhere, the hope is to raise more animal awareness and make our world a better place for all animals all around the globe. You can find out more info about World Animal Day 2020 right here.

5 Weird and Wonderful Animal Facts

To celebrate the wonder that are animals on international animal day, get a load of these 5 weird and wonderful facts about animals that will either make you gush or squirm. The animal kingdom is a mysterious place alright… (warning: put down the sandwich while reading)

Fact no. 1: Marmoset monkeys are extremely polite creatures. They actually take turns to speak and wait at least five seconds before they’ll respond to each other. How lovely is that? They say that human communication is way more similar to these smaller monkeys than that of big apes and gorillas. Well I never.

Fact no. 2: Many animals eat their own poo. Yes, as gross as it sounds, there is a good reason why animals eat their own faeces. As plants aren’t so easy to digest, their poop can come out with some bits that haven’t been broken down properly so by eating it up again, they’re making sure they get all those tasty nutrients the second time round. And… continue eating.

Fact no. 3: Wolves can go for an entire week without eating. Maybe that has something to do with the fact that they can eat as much as 20 pounds of meat at each sitting. That would do it. So, I guess the little and often rule goes out the window for this lot.

Fact no 4: The fingerprints of a koala are so similar to those of humans that they’ve occasionally been known to cause confusion at crime scenes down under. Funny though, those cuddly creatures look like butter wouldn’t melt.

Fact no. 5: Around 50 percent of all orangutans have fractured bones. And this isn’t because they get into monkey fights either, it’s because of all the falling out of trees. That’s half of all orangutans everywhere that are fractured. Poor babies.

The best animal-themed slots

A range of spanking new animal-themed slot games have just rocked up at PlayOJO, so there’s no better time than World Animal Day to share the good word with you animal lovers.

Feline Fury – Play N Go

When cute little kitties go badass. Yes, none of that dossing about with a ball of wool, these felines are feelin’ the fury! Brand-new from Play N Go, Feline Fury is a 5 reel, 20 payline game which offers plenty to puuurr about.

The Fury Reels feature is where Feline Wilds expand and multiple Feline Wilds can also add multipliers. Unlimited Free Spins are up for grabs in the Free Spins feature and the max win is 5,000 time your stake. Here, kitty kitty…

Griffin’s Throne – IGT

The eagle has landed. Well this eagle is actually half-eagle, half-lion – Greek mythology innit. This brand-new slot addition Griffin’s Throne from IGT comes with 5 reels and 30 paylines. Godly features include a Multiplier feature where multipliers up to 10x can be applied to your wins, a Free Spins Bonus feature where the multiplier also comes into play and where you can win up to 150 Free Spins in total. The eye of an eagle and the brute of a lion – you’re ahead before you’ve even begun.

Lion Gold: Super Stake – Stakelogic

You’ll find more than just lions lurking in this slot – there’s an entire animal kingdom here – talking about value for animal. The new Lion Gold: Super Stake Edition from StakeLogic is different because it comes with 2 Super Stakes levels – The regular Super Stake mode will double your stake and the Mega Super Stake will increase your bet size by 2.5x. There are also 3 jackpots that are anyone’s game, so there’s always that chance to become king of this jungle. Rooooaaar.

Monkey Warrior – Pragmatic Play

And what better time than World Animal Day to give monkeys supernatural powers, eh? Monkey Warrior from Pragmatic Play is based on Chinese folklore about Sun Wukong, a monkey who developed some serious kick-ass powers.

What’s great about this one is the Free Spins feature where the reels only have high-value symbols. There’s also the respins feature where you can bag yourself a cash prize or 1 of the 4 jackpot prizes that are up for grabs. That’ll have you swinging from the trees. Weeeeeeeeeeee.

Wolf Howl – Microgaming

You’ll be howling from the rooftops with this North American beauty. Wolf Howl from Microgaming is a 5 reel, 10 payline slot with some very toothy features.

There’s a chance to luck out on 2x and 3x in the base game when they appear on the middle 3 reels, and the Free Spin feature can result in up to 60 Free Spins. You could potentially win prizes of up to 25,000 times your stake per spin in this wolfy number! Aaaoooooooo, there’s a fuuull moon tonight.

Ready to go wild? The animal kingdom beckons!

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