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Do You Know Facts – Sleepy Koalas, Unforgetful Dolphins and Hearty Octopi!

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Do You Know? Facts – Sleepy Koalas, Unforgetful Dolphins and Hearty Octopi!

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Horsing Around

  1. A chimpanzee named Anjana adopted and raised two baby white tigers named Mitra and Shiva found abandoned after a hurricane.
  2. Giraffes only need to drink once every few days. Most of their water comes from the plants they eat.
  3. A tiger’s roar is audible up to 1.8 miles (3km) away.
  4. Przewalski’s horse was never domesticated, making it the only true “wild horse” still with us today.
  5. Koalas sleep up to 20 hours a day.

That’s a “Whaley” Long Time!

  1. The life span of giant pandas in the wild is approximately 20 years.
  2. Whale Sharks can live up to 100 years.
  3. Unlike many mammals, bears can see in colour.
  4. Some cats have survived falls from over 32 stories (105 meters) onto concrete, due largely to their “righting reflex.”.
  5. Dolphins have the longest memory in the animal kingdom.

The Perfect Pair

  1. Many fish can taste without opening their mouths.
  2. Octopuses have three hearts.
  3. Some prehistoric penguin species attained enormous sizes, becoming as tall or as heavy as an adult human.
  4. Spiders can walk on water, and breathe under it, too.
  5. Ostriches and zebras often live together for protection. The ostrich’s height means it can see a long way and the zebra has acute hearing and smell.

A Beach a Day Keeps the Mental Health at Bay

  1. Australia has over 10,000 beaches. You could visit a new beach every day for over 27 years.
  2. Denmark’s current flag design was first used in 1219. No other modern country has used its flag for so long.
  3. There’s a limestone cliff with over 5,000 dinosaur footprints in Bolivia – many date back 68 million years.
  4. There’s a golf club on the border of Sweden and Finland: nine holes are in one country and nine in the other.
  5. Nearly half the gold ever mined has come from Witwatersrand, South Africa.

‘I Can See a Rainbow… See a Rainbow’

  1. With over 4 billion people and 30% of Earth’s total land area, Asia is the Earth’s largest and most populous continent.
  2. There is a section of the Berlin Wall in the men’s bathroom of the Main Street Station casino in Las Vegas.
  3. California has built 23 prisons since 1980. In the same period, the University of California system has opened just one new campus.
  4. From July to November, the Caño Cristales River in Colombia turns yellow, green, blue, black or red.
  5. One billion people speak English. That’s one in every seven on earth.

“Moo-ve” It Along!

  1. Mexico has 68 official languages.
  2. In West Bengal, India, cows must have a photo ID card.
  3. Einstein was offered the presidency of Israel which he politely declined.
  4. One in five people in France has experienced depression making it the most depressed country in the world.
  5. The city of “New Amsterdam” was given to the Duke of York in 1664 as an 18th birthday present from his father. He renamed the city “New York.”

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