• Nazis built fake airfields to fool their enemies. The British found out and dropped fake bombs on it!
  • Since 1945 all British tanks have come equipped with tea making facilities.
  • Elephant females can have babies until they are about 50 years old.
  • A zebra's stripy coat disperses more than 70% of the incoming heat, preventing the animal from overheating in the African sun.
  • During chillier seasons, worker bees can live for nine months. But in the summer, they rarely last longer than six weeks - they literally work themselves to death!
  • Wolves run on their toes, which helps them to stop and turn quickly and to prevent their paw pads from wearing down.
  • The Chollima, a mythical winged horse, is the national animal of North Korea.
  • The volume of blood pumped by the heart can vary over a wide range, from five to 30 liters per minute.
  • Buffalo are capable swimmers and often cross deep water in search of better grazing.
  • Stomach acid is corrosive enough to eat through metal, bone and more.