Amazing Facts

"Here are the some of the amazing facts in Biology. These lists of amazing facts are both educational and catching. Hope you read and enjoy these facts."

Amazing Facts in Biology

"Water that is safe to drink is referred to as "Potable"."

"A penguin swims at a speed of approximately 15 miles per hour."

"A mother hen turns her egg approximately 50 times in a day. This is so the yolk does not stick to the shell."

"The reason why flamingos are pink is because they eat shrimp which have a red pigment."

"Jellyfish have been on Earth for over 650 million years. This is before sharks and dinosaurs."

"Although white wine can be produced from both red and white grapes, red wine can only be created from red grapes."

"Babies that wear disposable diapers are five times more likely to get a diaper rash than babies wearing a cotton diaper."

"Rice flour was used to strengthen some of the bricks that make up the Great Wall of China."

"Research has indicated that a tie that is on too tight can increase the risk of glaucoma in me."

"Stalks of sugar cane can reach up to 30 feet."

"A newly hatched fish is called a "fry"."

"The material to build the Taj Mahal was brought in from various parts of India by a fleet of 1000 elephants."

"Medical research has found substances in mistletoe that can slow down tumor growth."

"The male howler monkey of Central and South America is the noisiest land animal, which can be heard clearly from a distance of ten miles away."

"Nerve cells can travel as fast as 120 metres per second."

"It is said that grapefruit got its name because it grows like grapes in clusters. One cluster can have up to 25 grapefruits."

"Abdul Kassam Ismael, Grand Vizier of Persia in the tenth century, carried his library with him wherever he went. Four hundred camels carried the 117,000 volumes."

"An average adult produces about half a litre of flatulent gas per day, resulting in an average of about fourteen occurrences of flatulence a day."

"Peanut butter is an effective way to to remove chewing gum from hair or clothes."

"Polar bears are excellent swimmers. They have been known to swim more than 60 miles without a rest."

Pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15