Mosquitoes transmit numerous diseases such as malaria, dengue and yellow fever, encephalitis, elephantiasis and West Nile virus.
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Athens is the capital and largest city of Greece.
The camel was not used regularly in Egypt until the very end of the
dynastic age. Instead, the Egyptians used donkeys as beasts of burden,
and boats as a highly convenient means of transport.
In Ancient Egypt, when a person’s house cat passed away, the owner would shave their eyebrows to reflect their grief.
Tyrannosaurus rex had huge back legs, but its tiny front legs were not much longer than human arms
Ancient Romans celebrated "Saturnalia", a festival in which slaves and their masters would switch places.
According to a poll by the "Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy", 7% of American adults think chocolate milk comes from brown cows.
The world record for most women breastfeeding simultaneously was 3,541, set in Manila, Philippines, on May 4, 2006.
Scientists discovered sharks that are living in an active underwater volcano. Divers cannot investigate because they would get burns from the acidity and heat.
Dinosaurs ruled the Earth for over 160 million years, from the Triassic
period around 230 million years ago, through the Jurassic period and
until the end of the Cretaceous period around 65 million years ago.
The pig is the last of the 12 animals in the Chinese zodiac. The pig is
seen to represent, fortune, honesty, happiness and virility.