Human tongue is made up of eight interwoven muscles, similar in structure to an elephant’s trunk or an octopus’s tentacle.
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The queen bee can live up to 5 years and is the only bee that lays eggs.
She is the busiest in the summer months, when the hive needs to be at
its maximum strength, and lays up to 2500 eggs per day.
Asteroids often collide with each other. Upon collision, smaller ones can break and end up as dust on the larger ones.
Ducks feet has no nerves or blood vessels, meaning that their feet do
not feel the cold! This enables ducks to swim in icy water, and walk in
ice and snow.
In 1974, scientists discovered the oldest known human ancestor in
Ethiopia. The 3.2-million year old skeleton was named "Lucy" after the
Beatles song "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds".
The color red doesn’t make bulls angry. In fact, cows are red-green colorblind! In bullfights, it’s the motion of the cape that draws the bull’s attention, not the color.
The number of rum shops per square mile is one of the largest in Jamaica (shocking to a number of rum visitors).
Cows are ruminants, which are cud chewing mammals. Other ruminant animals are sheep, giraffe, goats, and deer, just to name a few.
Brazil was the first nation to bring people to work by force in the Americas and the last to set them free when, after centuries of hardship for the imported African slaves, it abolished slavery in 1888.