Interesting Facts - III
Shilpa • onDid You Know 9 years ago • 5 min read

A hippopotamus can run faster than a man can.

A Holstein's spots are like a fingerprint or snowflake. No two cows have exactly the same pattern of spots.

A honey bee must tap two million flowers to make one pound of honey

A honey bee travels an estimated 43,000 miles to gather one pound of honey. A pound of honey consists of 29,184 drops.

A honeybee can fly at fifteen miles per hour.

A horse can sleep standing up.

A Horse has 18 more bones than a Human.

A human being loses an average of 40 to 100 strands of hair a day.

A human has a bone just after the spine ends, which helps proves that humans once had tails (possibly).

A human head remains conscious for about 15 to 20 seconds after it is been decapitated.

A human's scent membrane in the nose is about the size of a postage stamp. A dog's is about the size of a handkerchief. It's olfactory lobe is also 4 times that of a humanThanx liz chell

A humming bird flaps its wings up to 90 times in one second or over 5000 times a minute.

A hummingbird weighs less than a penny

A jellyfish is 95 percent water, and humans around 70%

A jellyfish is 95% water.

A jumbo jet uses 4,000 gallons of fuel to take off.

A kangaroo can jump up to 3 meters high and leap up to 8 meters.

A kangaroo can't jump unless it's tail is touching the ground.

A Kentucky statute states, "No female shall appear in a bathing suit on any highway within this state unless she is escorted by at least two officers or unless she be armed with a club." Later, an amendment proposed: "The provisions of this statute shall not apply to any female weighing less than sixty pounds nor exceeding 200 pounds; nor shall it apply to female horses."

A large swarm of locusts can eat 80,000 tons of corn a day.

A leech is a worm that feeds on blood. It will pierce its victim's skin, fill itself with three to four times its own body weight in blood, and will not feed again for months. Leeches were once used by doctors to drain "bad blood" from sick patients.

A lions roar can be heard from five miles away.

A lump of pure gold the size of a matchbox can be flattened into a sheet the size of a tennis court.

A magic potion or charm thought to arouse sexual love, especially toward a specific person, is known as a "philter."

A male emperor moth can smell a female emperor moth up to 7 miles away.

A male moth can smell a female moth from 100 yards away.

A man and woman in Mexico city were engaged for 67 yrs and finally married at the age of 82 yrs.

A man named Charles Osborne had the hiccups for 69 years

A Manatee (Dugong) has very slow-clotting blood, and important in finding out about haemophilia.

A manned rocket can reach the moon in less time than it used to take to travel the length of England by stagecoach.

A mark twain, a nautical measurement of depth, is equal to twelve feet.

A McDonald's straw will hold 7.7 ml, or just over one-and-a-half teaspoons of whatever you are drinking.

A Michigan law states that a wife's hair legally belongs to her husband.

A millipede has 4 legs on each segment of its body.

A mockingbird has been known to change its tune 87 times over a span minute span.

A mole can dig a tunnel 300 feet long in just one night.

A mongoose is not a goose but more like a meercat, which is not a cat but more like a prairie dog, which is not a dog but more like a ground squirrel.

A monkey was once tried and convicted for smoking a cigarette in South Bend, Indiana.

A mosquito will become restless and start flying around if there is an increase of carbon dioxide in the surrounding air

A mother in Sydney, Australia, gave birth to twins 56 days apart and in different years; one was born in 17th December'1952 and the other on 10th February'1953.

A mule is a crossbreed between a male donkey and a female horse. A hinnie is yada yada a female donkey and a male horse.

A murder is committed in the US every 23 minutes, which makes about 22852 murders each year.

A newborn kangaroo is about 1 inch in length.

A normal cow's stomach has four compartments: the rumen, the recticulum (storage area), the omasum (where water is absorbed), and the abomasum ( the only compartment with digestive juices).

A notch in a tree will remain the same distance from the ground as the tree grows.

A panagram is a sentence that contains all 26 letters of the English alphabet. For example: Pack my red box with five dozen quality jugs.

A peanut is not a nut or a pea, it's a legume.

A penguin swims at a speed of approximately 15 miles per hour.

A perfect game in baseball is one in which the same player pitches the entire game without allowing any player of the opposing team to reach first base -by any means.

A person afflicted with hexadectylism has six fingers or six toes on one or both hands and feet.

A person has to travel west to get from Los Angeles, CA to Reno, NV.

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