From all the states, Montana has the most different species of animals
A kangaroo can't jump unless it's tail is touching the ground.
Ernest Vincent Wright wrote a novel, Gadsby, which contains over 50,000 words, not a single word contained the letter E.
The coliseum in Rome was used regularly for about 400 years
The cicada, a fly found in Africa, spends 17 years of its life sleeping; and only two weeks is awake during which mates and then dies.
On its trip around the sun, the earth travels over a million and a half miles per day.
There are approximately 7,000 feathers on an eagle.
Although not named in the New Testament, tradition names the two thieves crucified at the same time as Jesus as Dismas and Gestas.
Mr. Rogers was an ordained Presbyterian minister.
The average life span of a moose is 15 to 25 years.
In the original movie 101 Dalmatians, there are exactly 6,469,952 spots on all 101 Dalmatians as they are shown in 113,760 frames of the film combined
8145. Animal Facts
The slime eel or hagfish feeds on dead and dying fish at the bottom of the sea. It goes into its victim through the mouth or eye socket and eats it away from the inside, leaving only a bag of skin and bones.
Walt Disney, the creator of Mickey Mouse, was afraid of mice.
When former Texas Governor James Hogg was on his deathbed he made a special request that a pecan tree be planted at the head of his grave instead of a tombstone. The governor passed away on March 2, 1906, which is Texas Independence Day. The pecan tree is now the state tree of Texas
In the year 2000, there were approximately 11,000 injuries that were treated in a hospital in the U.S. that resulted from fireworks
Male feral rabbits urinate on the females to state their ownership.
There is a town in Texas called Ding Dong. In 1990, the population was only twenty-two people
The chances for a mother giving birth to quadruplets (four children) are almost 1 in 600,000.
A man and woman in Mexico city were engaged for 67 yrs and finally married at the age of 82 yrs.
True spiders always have organs for spinning silk known as spinnerets
In 1785, the city of Paris removed bones from cemeteries to ease the overflow of dead people. They took these bones and stacked them in tunnels now known as the Catacombs. You can visit these tunnel attractions and work your way along long corridors, which are stacked with skulls and bones
The average person spends two weeks of their life kissing
In 1836 the U.S. government had so much extra money that it repaid all its debts, and still had money left over.
Lightning bolts can sometimes be hotter than the sun.
Humans have 46 chromosomes, peas have 14 and crayfish have 200.
An ounce of gold can be beaten up into a sheet covering 9.3 sq. meters, or drawn into 80.5 kms (50 miles) of wire.
Average life span of a major league baseball: 7 pitches.
All of Chrysler's PT Cruisers are built in Mexico.
In the year 1763, there were over 200 coffee shops in Venice.
The first toothbrush with bristles was developed in China in 1498. Bristles were taken from hogs at first, later from horses. The nylon bristles were developed in 1938 by DuPont.
For every degree of longitude there is a time gap of four minutes.
Smelling bananas can help a person lose weight
Only one in two billion people will live to be 116 or older.
More than 3000 years ago children played with circular hoops made with grape vines. This toy was swung around the waist. Years later this toy was made by company called Wham-O and the Hula-Hoop was invented in 1958
Approximately 25,000 workers died during the building of the Panama Canal and approximately 20,000 of them contracted malaria and yellow fever
The penalty for killing a cat, 4,000 years ago in Egypt, was death.
For the movie Tootsie actor Dustin Hoffman thought of the title. His mother used to call him that as a child
There are over 9 million beef and dairy cattle in New Zealand
The human heart can create enough pressure that it could squirt blood at a distance of thirty feet
More than 260,000 people have been killed by volcanic activity since 1700 AD.
An elephant could carry up to 2 gallons of water in its trunk.
The Gulf Stream could carry a message in a bottle at an average of 4 miles per hour.
A person will burn 7 percent more calories if they walk on hard dirt compared to pavement
An insect exerts so much energy in one hour of flying that it may lose as much as a third of its total body weight.
Every day more money is printed for Monopoly than the US Treasury
The channel between England and France grows 300mm each year.
8180. Animal Facts
Vampire bats urinate the whole time they're sucking blood. This ensures they don't get so full of blood they're too heavy to fly. So, smarter than a vulture, then!
In the US, federal law states that children's TV shows may contain only 10 minutes of advertising per hour and on weekends the limit is 10 and one-half minutes.
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Benefits of Victoria Plum
Victoria plum also helps in maintaining the heart health. It contains antioxidants that help to get rid of the free radicals and prevent cholesterol oxidation. Cholesterol oxidation is a threat to healthy blood vessel which may eventually lead to a number of heart diseases such as heart stroke and high cholesterol.