Bees sun as a compass
Bees use the sun as a compass, and on cloudy days, use polarized light to find their way.
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The heaviest dinosaur was Argentinosaurus at 77 tonnes. It was the equivalent to 17 African Elephants. Argentinosaurus is a double award winner being also the longest dinosaur. It is also the largest land animal to have ever lived.
Jamaican Jews are among the earliest inhabitants on the island, despite being predominantly Christian.
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The famous line in Titanic from Leonardo DiCaprio, “I’m king of the world!” was improvised.
Worker bees perform the following tasks outside the hive as Field Bees:
Gathering nectar and pollen from flowers, collecting water and a sticky
substance called propolis.
Cows have 4 digestive compartments in one stomach – the rumen (this is where the cud comes from); the reticulum; omasum; and abomasum (this is sort of like a human’s stomach)
Approximately 40,000 people are bitten by cats in the U.S. annually.
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.
When Abraham Lincoln was a small child, he was kicked in the head by a horse, and it was thought that he was dead for several days.