If global warming forecasts are true, the island country of Tuvalu might cease to exist within 100 years.
An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.
Black ironwood tree, The world's densest wood, the Black Ironwood (Olea laurifolia), does not float on water and therefore sinks.
The common goldfish is the only animal that can see both infra-red and ultra-violet light.
A cat's jaws cannot move sideways.
The clouds on Venus are made of deadly sulfuric acid.
A hedgehog's heart beats 300 times a minute on average.
St. Petersburg, FL once had 427 consecutive days of sunshine.
As an adult, you have more than 20 square feet of skin on your body--about the same square footage as a blanket for a queen-sized bed.
If you could cut out the United States, its center of gravity would be at Friend, Nebraska.