Friday, January 16, 2009

Because I'm Bored

Did you know....

The oldest recorded goldfish lived to be 49.

At one time in England, taking a bath was punishable by death!

To stop the spread of germs, one king outlawed kissing!

Goldfish don't have stomachs.

Goldfish can weigh as much as 10 pounds.

Scarlet Fever is the same as really bad Strep Throat.

Yarn can be made from recycled plastic bottles.

If a butterfly's wing is magnified, it appears to be covered with fur!

It is a myth that goldfish will only grow as large as the tank allows.

Alligator Gar can grow to be over 10 feet long! Don't believe me? Look here.

Bison are not the same as buffalo.

A kangaroo can jump the length of a school bus in one hop!

People did not evolve from monkeys.

Once, a group of dolphins protected shipwrecked sailors from sharks!

What appears to be a horse's knee is really its ankle.

The tallest recorded horse was over 7 feet tall at the shoulder!

Bats are not blind.

Elephants can signal to other elephants by stomping.

The Canadian Goose population grows 8% every year!

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