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n A snail can sleep for three years.
n All polar bears are left handed.
n Hydra–an aquatic creature is the only
living creature that never die. It regener-
ates, replacing its cells with fresh ones.
n Elephants are the only animals that
n Coca-Cola was originally green because
of fresh cocoa leaves.
n Honey is the only food that doesn’t
n Strawberry is the only fruit with its
seeds on the outside.
n All other vegetables must be replanted
every year except two perennial vege-
tables; Asparagus and rhubarb that can
live to produce on their own for several
n There are 366 dimples on a golf ball.
n There are 318,979,564,000 possible
ways to play first four moves, per side,
n The bulletproof vest was actually
invented by a pizza delivery guy from
Detroit USA, after he was shot twice
on the job.
n Boxing is the only sport in which nei-
ther the spectators nor the participants
know the score or the winner until the
n Each king in a deck of playing cards
represents great king from history.
Spades – King David, Clubs – Alexander
the Great, Hearts – Charlemagne, Dia-
monds – Julius Caesar.
n The most common name in the world
n The name of all the continents ends
with the same letter that they start with.
horse has both front legs in the air, the
person died in battle.
n If the horse has one front leg in the
air, the person died as a result of wounds
received in battle.
n If the horse has all four legs on the
ground, the person died of natural causes.
n Mao Zedong of China never brush his
teeth in his lifetime.
n When Elizabeth I of Russia died in 1762,
there were 15,000 dresses in her closets.
n Randy Gardner of San Diego is the lon-
gest person who has gone without sleep
for 11 days in 1965. He broke the record
of Peter Tripp of New York, who settled
a record of 8.5 days without a wink.
n Usually right-handed people utilise
left side of brain for all their conscious,
n The strongest muscle in the body is
n Women blink nearly twice as much
n You can’t kill yourself by holding your
n It is impossible to lick your elbow.
n Like fingerprints, everyone’s tongue
print is different.
Observing International Day of Forests
his wife, Reema,
Tao Shing Hon
of the Early
fruit tree during
Day of Forests
Pupils participate in exchange activities during their visit.
John Carduff, right, a student of the Bridgewater State
University, uses a collapsible backpack pump, as he
demonstrates fire suppression techniques to pupils of the
Biche RC Primary and Plum Mitan Presbyterian School during
their visit to the Fondes Amandes Community Restoration
Project (FACRP) in St Ann's to commemorate International
Day of Forests last Tuesday.
n Turtles are reptiles.
n Turtles have a hard shell
that protects them like a
shield, this upper shell is
called a ‘carapace’.
n Turtles also have a lower
shell called a ‘plastron’.
n Many turtle species (not
all) can hide their heads in-
side their shells when at-
tacked by predators.
n Turtles have existed for
around 215 million years.
n Like other reptiles, turtles
are cold blooded.
n The largest turtle is the
leatherback sea turtle, it can
weigh over 900 kg! (2,000
n Turtles lay eggs.
n In some species of turtle
the temperature determines
if the egg will develop into
a male or female—lower
temperatures lead to a male
while higher temperatures
lead to a female.
n Some turtles lay eggs
in the sand and leave them
to hatch on their own. The
young turtles make their
way to the top of the sand
and scramble to the water
while trying to avoid pred-
n Sea turtles have special
glands which help remove
salt from the water they
n There are between 250-
300 turtle species.
n Many turtle species are
n The first turtle lived close
to 185 million years.
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