An elephant trunk can hold two gallons of water.
At 90 below zero your breath will freeze in mid-air and fall to the ground.
Natural gas has no odour. The smell is added artificially so that leaks can be detected.
The life of an eyelash is about 5 months.
Frogs eat their skin after they shed it.
Rats can swim for half a mile (0.8 km) without rest, and can tread water for three straight days.
Fleas can jump 130 times higher than their own height. In human terms, that's a 6ft tall person jumping 780 ft in the air.
There are no poisonous snakes in Maine.
The Earth's average velocity orbiting the sun is 107,220 km per hour.
The cigarette lighter was invented before the match.