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 smallest breed of pig is the Mini Maialino. Pigs of this breed average only 20 pounds at maturity.
In July 1977 was recorded a temperature of 48.0 °C in Athens . It was the highest temperature ever being recorded in Europe.
When mice live in the wild, they typically only live for about six months due to the fact that they have so many predators. However, in a controlled environment like being kept as a pet, they can live up to two years.
The smallest bee is a type of stingless worker bee that's about 2.1 mm
long. The largest bee is a type of leafcutter bee whose females can
reach 39 mm.
Similar to apes, donkeys who live in a herd will groom each other.
The risk of being killed in a plane crash is 1
in 11 million. The risk of being killed in a car accident is 1 in 5,000.
The smallest known asteroid, 1991 BA, is only 6 meters (20 feet) across.
In 1923, a jockey suffered a fatal heart attack while riding, but his horse finished and won the race, making him the first and only jockey to win a race after death.
The oxygen in an airplane’s emergency oxygen masks lasts for only about 15 minutes.
Anorexia is often treated in an outpatient setting, but hospitalization may be necessary in some situations.