Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Parliament is full of owls!!!!!!!!! Fact 8


A group of owls is called a parliament.
A Crocodiles tongue is attached to the roof of its mouth.
A group of larks is called exaltation.
A elephant is the heaviest of all land mammals at around 8,000 pounds.
A kangaroo can't jump unless its tail is touching the ground.
A male emperor moth can smell a female emperor moth up to 7 miles away.
A man had the hiccups for 69 years.
A millipede has 4 legs on each segment of its body.
A mole can dig over 250 feet of tunnel in a single night.
A noisy restaurant is 100,000 times as loud as a watch ticking. A Rock Concert is 1,000,000,000 times as loud. Loud headphones 10,000,000,000. Shotgun blast 1,000,000,000,000
A peanut is neither a pea nor a nut.
A person at rest generates as much heat as a 100watt light bulb
A Penny whistle has six finger holes.
A pregnant goldfish is called a twit.
A quarter has 119 grooves on its edge; a dime has one less groove.
A quarter of Russia is covered by forest.
A raisin dropped in a glass of fresh champagne will bounce up and down continually from the bottom of the glass to the top.
A rat can last longer with out water than a camel.
A rhinoceros' horn is made of compacted hair.
Rodent’s teeth never stop growing. They are worn down by the animal's constant gnawing on bark, leaves, and other vegetables.
A Saudi Arabian woman can get a divorce if her husband doesn't give her coffee
A shark can detect one part of blood in 100 million parts of water.
A group of ravens is called a murder.
A shark can grow a new set of teeth in a week
A silicon chip a quarter inch square has the capacity of the original 1949 ENIAC computer, which occupied a city block.
A sizable oak tree, during the typical growing season, gives off 28,000 gallons of moisture.
A snail can have about 25,000 teeth
A group of toads is called a knot.
About 3,500 gallons if water is needed to produce one pound of beef.
About 300 million cells die in your body every minute.
About 3000 years ago, most Egyptians died by the time they were thirty.
About 70% of all living organisms in the world are bacteria.
About 85% of the plant life on the Earth is in the ocean.
About a third of all Americans flush the toilet while they're still sitting on it.
A group of rhinos is called a crash.
A species of earthworm in Australia grows up to 10 feet in length.
A starfish can turn its self inside out.
A ten gallon hat holds three quarters of a gallon.
A toothpick is the object most often chocked on by Americans.

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