Fastest recorded horse speed
The fastest recorded sprinting speed of a horse was 88 kph (55 mph). Most gallop at around 44 kph or 27 mph.
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Male honey bees serve only one purpose: They provide sperm to the queen.
About a week after emerging from their cells, the drones are ready to
mate. After they've fulfilled that purpose, they die.
Bees love blue and love cluster plants like lavender and rosemary.
Only worker bees sting, and only if they feel threatened and they die
once they sting. Queens have a stinger, but they don't leave the hive to
help defend it. It is estimated that 1100 honey bee stings are required
to be fatal.
Before bees bodies evolved to be specialized pollen collectors, other
insects, like beetles, pollinated flowers in much smaller numbers. As
time went on, both flowers and bees evolved to get better at pollination
and gathering nectar.
Jamaica was claimed by Spain after Christopher Columbus landed there in 1494. It then came under English rule in 1655 before gaining independence in 1962.
All "cows" are female. Males are called bulls or steer.
Back when dinosaurs existed, there used to be volcanoes that were erupting on the moon.
There are over 12,000 ant species worldwide.
Athens is considered the cradle of Western civilisation, being the birthplace of democracy, Western philosophy and literature, the Olympic Games, political science, major mathematical principles and theatre.
The Antarctic Ice Sheet is the largest single mass of ice on Earth. Ninety-nine percent of Antarctica is covered by ice.