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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 star "Lucy" in constellation Centaurus is actually a huge cosmic diamond of 10 billion trillion trillion carats.
Certain frogs can be frozen solid then thawed, and continue living.
The first ten feet of the ocean hold as much heat as the Earth's entire atmosphere.
A day on the planet Mercury is twice as long as its year. Mercury rotates very slowly but revolves around the Sun in slightly less than 88 days.
More germs are transferred shaking hands than kissing.
Mosquitoes like the scent of estrogen; hence, women get bitten by mosquitoes more often than men do.
A shark always has a row of smaller teeth developing behind its front teeth. Eventually the smaller teeth move forward, like a conveyor belt, and the front teeth fall out.
The planet Venus does not tilt as it goes around the Sun, so consequently, it has no seasons.
While lions and leopards usually do their hunting at night, cheetahs hunt for food during the day.
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