Facts About Coyotes

Facts About Coyotes

The coyote is a clever animal that has adapted well to growing human populations and habitat loss. The name "coyote" is borrowed from Me...

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Interesting Facts About Swans

Interesting Facts About Swans

The swan has a large and strong beak, a long neck, and are noted for their graceful movements when swimming.  The swans' close relat...

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Facts About Gorillas

Facts About Gorillas

The DNA of gorillas is very similar to humans – about 98-99% the same. This is more than any other animal in the world. Gorillas oft...

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Interesting Facts About Reading

Interesting Facts About Reading

90% of this information will be acquired through reading. Reading creates vocabulary and an increased ability to communicate. 70% ...

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Facts About Zoos

Facts About Zoos

Zoos cannot provide the amount of space animals have in the wild. A government-funded study of elephants in UK zoos found that 54% of ...

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Interesting Facts About Wednesday

Interesting Facts About Wednesday

In German, Wednesday (Mittwoch) is the only day of the week not ending in ‘tag’ (day). According to research by a tanning company,...

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Facts About Hippopotamus

Facts About Hippopotamus

The name hippopotamus means ‘river horse’ and is often shortened to hippo. Hippos bask on the shoreline and secrete an oily red su...

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Interesting Facts About Bicycle

Interesting Facts About Bicycle

Bicycles are used for transport, recreation, competitive racing, courier delivery and a range of other tasks. The more people cycle, t...

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Facts About Brain

Facts About Brain

The adult human brain weighs about 3 pounds. Lack of oxygen in the brain for 5 to 10 minutes results in permanent brain damage. Th...

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Facts About Niagara Falls

Facts About Niagara Falls

The Niagara Falls are located on the border of Ontario, Canada and New York, USA. On October 24, 1901, a 63-year-old schoolteacher nam...

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Interesting Facts About Mona Lisa

Interesting Facts About Mona Lisa

The name of the painting, Mona Lisa was the result of a spelling error! The original name of the painting was Monna Lisa. Monna in Italian is ...

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Facts About Magnets

Facts About Magnets

Magnets come in four flavors. Ferromagnets — which include substances like iron and nickel — are composed of atoms with unpaired electrons...

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Interesting Facts About Sloth

Interesting Facts About Sloth

Sloths are tropical mammals that live in Central and South America. Toes look more like big hooked claws in appearance. They use...

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Facts About Llama

Facts About Llama

The llama is a South American relative of the camel, though the llama does not have a hump. These sturdy creatures are domestic animals used b...

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Interesting Facts About Dates

Interesting Facts About Dates

The date palm is a very salt tolerant tree and will grow well in alkaline soils where other plants will not. They are sometimes irrigated with...

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Facts About Palm Tree

Facts About Palm Tree

Palms are known as the "Tree of the Bible". The leaves of the Palm are very large and are known as fronds. They are divided into two maj...

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Interesting Facts About Bats

Interesting Facts About Bats

Bats are the only mammals able to fly. A single brown bat can catch around 1,200 mosquito-size insects in one hour. 70% of bats ...

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Facts About Parrots

Facts About Parrots

Parrots have curved bills (beaks), strong legs and clawed feet. Parrots can range in size from about 3.5 to 40 inches (8.7 to 100 cent...

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Interesting Facts About Nightmare

Interesting Facts About Nightmare

Research published in the journal Sleep has found that fear is not the prominent emotion in nightmares. Rather, researchers found that it's mo...

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Facts About Eggs

Facts About Eggs

Forty per cent of the world’s eggs are consumed in China. The Guinness World Record for omelette making is held by Howard Helmer, who ...

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Interesting Facts About Periodic Table

Interesting Facts About Periodic Table

There are 90 elements on the periodic table that occur in nature. All of the other elements are strictly man-made. Technetium was the fi...

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