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Interesitng facts

Interesitng facts

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Humpback whales create the loudest sound of any living creature.
A giant squid’s eyes have a diameter of 15 inches which are the largest of any animal.
3 out of 10 Dalmation dogs suffer from hearing loss due to inbreeding.
The African Elephant has a gestation period of 22 months while a short-nosed bandicoot gestates for 12 days.
The mortality rate if bitten by a Black Mambo snake is over 95%.
A dog’s sense of smell is 1,000 times stronger than humans.
Humpback whales create the loudest sound of any living creature.
A giant squid’s eyes have a diameter of 15 inches which are the largest of any animal.
3 out of 10 Dalmation dogs suffer from hearing loss due to inbreeding.
The African Elephant has a gestation period of 22 months while a short-nosed bandicoot gestates for 12 days.
The mortality rate if bitten by a Black Mambo snake is over 95%.
A dog’s sense of smell is 1,000 times stronger than humans.

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Animal facts1. Humpback whales create the loudest sound of any living creature.2. A giant squid’s eyes have a diameter of 15 inches which are the largest of any animal.3. 3 out of 10 Dalmation dogs suffer from hearing loss due to inbreeding.4. The African Elephant has a gestation period of 22 months while a short-nosed bandicootgestates for 12 days.5. The mortality rate if bitten by a Black Mambo snake is over 95%.6. A dog’s sense of smell is 1,000 times stronger than humans.7. Hummingbird’s consume half of their weight in food daily.8. A cockroach can survive for about a week without its head before dying of starvation.9. The whale shark has over 4,000 teeth. Each tooth is only 3mm long.10. Polar Bears are capable of jumping as high as 6 feet and can run as fast as 25mph.11. The ‘crosshairs’ of gun sights were made of spider web filaments until the 1960’s.12. Mosquitos are attracted most to the color blue.13. The heart of a shrimp is located in its head.14. Some frogs are able to be frozen and then thawed, and continue living.15. A goldfish is the only animal that can see infrared and ultraviolet light.16. A snail can sleep for 3 years.17. There are 701 types of pure breed dogs.18. The fastest bird, the spine-tailed swift, can fly as fast as 106mph.19. A cow gives nearly 200,000 glasses of milk in her lifetime.20. A newborn kangaroo is about 1 inch in length.21. In 1872, a virus epidemic killed a quarter of all the horses in the United States.22. A woodpecker can peck 20 times per second.23. An electric eel can produce a shock of up to 650 volts.
 
24. Camels have three eyelids to protect themselves from blowing sand.25. Cojo, the 1st gorilla born in captivity, was born at the Columbus, Oho Zoo in 1956 andweighed 3 1/4 pounds.26. Dragonflies are one of the fastest insects, flying 50 to 60 mph.27. Every year, $1.5 billion is spent on pet food. This is four times the amount spent on babyfood.28. It takes a lobster about seven years to grow to be one pound.29. Large kangaroos can cover over 30 feet with each jump.30. Of all known forms of animals life ever to inhabit the Earth, only about 10 percent stillexist today.Car facts 31. The First Japanese car in the United States was the Honda Accord manufactured in November 1982.32. Chevrolet Imphala was one such car that had enjoyed a breaking sales record of more thanone million in 1965.33. The first cars used lever instead of steering wheel.34. The first Porsche 911 was introduced in 1964 and generated a power output of 130 bhp.35. An airbag takes only 40 milliseconds to inflate after an accident.36. Ferrari makes a maximum of 14 cars every day.37. The world's longest traffic hold-up was between Paris and Lyon on the French Autoroutein 1980. it was about 110 miles long.38. The first auto insurance policy was purchased in in 1897 in Westfield, MA.
 
39. Tata breaks the world records by producing the world's cheapest car, Tata Nano.40. Windshield wipers were introduced by a woman.41. The first self-propelled car was invented by Nicolas Cugnot in 1769. It was designed withthree wheels and an engine in the front along with the boiler. The car was able to run at aspeed of 6 km/h. The first self-propelled car was first used by French Army to move cannons.42. Nicolas Cugnot designed another steam-driven vehicle two years later after he introducedthe first steam-driven car. The machine ran well but one day it met an accident with a walland this incident is recorded to be the first motor-accident.43. In the late 18th century, Issac de Rivaz designed several successful steam-powered cars.Then in 1807 he designed the internal combustion engine that used a mixture of hydrogen andoxygen to generate power. He then developed a car using this engine.44. The first practical four-stroke engine was invented by the Otto and Langen Company of Deutz, Germany. Nikolaus Otto was working in a grocery store and one day he read aboutLenoir's two-stroke gas-driven internal combustion engine. Otto the started his own workshopsupported by Langen in Deutz near Cologne in 1863. There he invented the four-strokeengine in 1876. Later, a German engineer named Gottlieb Daimler carried out muchdevelopments in the engine and introduced a practical four-stroke engine in that is still used invarious car models.45. In 1887, Benz was the first car company to be offered for sale.
Ecology facts
46. The garbage in a landfill stays for a for about 30 years.47. In 1995 over 200 of the world landfills were full.48. Each person throws away approximately four pounds of garbage every day.49. One bus carries as many people as 40 cars!50. More than 1/3 of all energy is used by people at home51. Most families throw away about 88 pounds of plastic every year 52. We each use about 12,000 gallons of water every year 

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