In a full grown rye plant, the total length of roots may reach 380 miles (613 km).
More than 20,000,000 seahorses are harvested each year for folk medicinal purposes.
Genghis Khans cavalry rode female horses so soldiers could drink their milk.
Dolphins and whales are mammals that don't drink water.
Dirty snow melts faster than white snow because it is darker and absorbs more heat.
The poison arrow frogs of South and Central America are the most poisonous animals in the world.
The brain uses more than 25% of the oxygen used by the human body.
Torontos original name was York, but it had another name long before that. The area near the shores of Lake Ontario was called "the meeting place" by the Ojibway of Southern Ontario. Their word: Toronto.
The heaviest dog on record was a St. Bernard weighing 310 lbs.
The distance between an alligators eyes, in inches, is directly proportional to the length of the alligator in feet.