• Your heart can keep beating even if it is separated from the body because it has its own electrical impulse.
    Your heart can keep beating even if it is separated from the body because it has its own electrical impulse.
  • Nazis built fake airfields to fool their enemies. The British found out and dropped fake bombs on it!
    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.
    Since 1945 all British tanks have come equipped with tea making facilities.
  • Elephant females can have babies until they are about 50 years old.
    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.
    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.