• A woodpecker can hit a tree trunk 100 times per minute at rates of up to 24 kilometers per hour (15mph).
  • Venus is the second brightest object in the night sky.
  • A bison's hump is composed of muscle, supported by long vertebrae. It allows bison to use its head to plow through snow.
  • In the UK, all horses, ponies and donkeys must have a horse passport.
  • All zebras are close to their mothers, but males also form strong bonds with their fathers.
  • The femur is the strongest bone in the human body. It extends from the hip to the knee.
  • Cats spend a large amount of time licking their coats to keep them clean.Upload to Facebook
    Cats spend a large amount of time licking their coats to keep them clean.
  • The European Union (EU) has granted a permit to an Austrian brewery to officially name their beer: Fucking Hell. It's a fully legitimate permit. "Hell" in German means "Light" and the beer is produced in the Austrian town of Fucking.
  • The iron pillar in the Qutub Minar complex has not even rusted after some 2000 years.
  • Some breeds of chickens can lay coloured eggs. The Ameraucana and Araucana can lay green or blue eggs.
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