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Honeybees have remained unchanged in form or structure for 20 million years.
Butterflies taste food by standing on top of it! Their taste receptors are in their feet unlike humans who have most on their tongue.
The animal with the largest brain in relation to its body is the ant.
Despite being closest to the sun, Mercury is not the hottest planet. The hottest planet is Venus (at 462 Celsius).
An ant can lift things 10 times its own weight, and ants do not sleep.
A gallon of water weighs 8.34 pounds (3.8kg).
The average ocean floor is about 3,600 meters deep (12000ft).
A hippopotamus may seem huge but it can still run faster than a man.
The sun is about 149 million kms (93 million miles) from earth, yet it's 270,000 times closer than the next nearest star, which is 4.3 light years away.
If an item moves very, very fast, it becomes smaller and heavier.
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