Almost half the pigs in the world are kept by farmers in China.
A single elephant tooth can weigh as much as 9 pounds.
Alligators can live up to 100 years.
The average fox weighs 14 pounds.
Cows can sleep standing up, but they can only dream lying down.
If you keep a goldfish in a darkroom, it will become pale!
For every human in the world there are one million ants.
If you lift a Kangaroo’s tail off the ground it can’t hop – they use their tails for balance.
A tarantula spider can survive for more than two years without food.
Snakes are carnivores, which means they only eat animals, often small ones such as Insects, birds, frogs and other small mammals.
On average, dogs have better eyesight than humans, although not as colorful.
Some male song birds sing more than 2000 times each day.
The bat is the only mammal that can fly.
The only dog that doesn’t have a pink tongue is the chow.
The female lion does ninety percent of the hunting.
Ostriches can run faster than horses, and the males can roar like lions.
Karnataka Khadi Gramodyoga Samyukta Sangh of Hubli reserves the sole manufacturing rights of Indian Flag. No any other institution can manufacture the Indian Flag. The guidelines about design and specifications are prescribed by BIS (Bureau of Indian Standards).
In 2002 Supreme Court of India amended the Flag code and allowed Indian citizens to hoist the flag any time as per Flag Code.
Before the year 2002, the normal citizens of India could not hoist the Indian Flag except on Republic day and Independence Day.
The raw material i.e. Woven Khadi for manufacturing the Indian Flag is supplied by only two handlooms unit in India – i) Dharwad, ii) Bagalkot districts of Karnataka.
The Ashoka Chakra or wheel is from the Lion Capital of Ashoka. According to Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, second President of the Republic of India, the chakra was chosen as it was representative of dharma and law.
The national flag of India was adopted in its present form during a meeting of the Constituent Assembly held on 22 July 1947.
Seahorses are the only animals in which male give birth, not the female.
One cubic mile of normal fog consist of not more than 1 gallon of water
The octopuses have no Bones, Their body is flexible. They can slither through openings not much Bigger than their eyeballs.
The Blue Whale can slow the heart beat and use limited oxygen to survive while diving deep down the water.
The “Corpse Flower” is not actually a single flower, The flowers are a mixture of tiny male and female flowers.
The eggs of the kiwi weigh about one pound which is 450g.
Beluga whales have flexible necks that enable them to turn their head in all directions.
A tarantula can live for more than two years without eating a single thing.
Elephants are the only mammals that cannot jump.
Turtles live on every continent except antarctica.
An electric eel is known to produce electricity sufficient enough to light up 10 electric bulbs.
85 percent of plant life exists inside the ocean.
Penguins can jump as high as 6 feet in the air.
The armadillo will roll the body like a ball.
Kiwi bird is the only bird in the world which is wingless.
Ostriches are flightless birds but they can run up to sixty miles per hour.
electric rays have kidney-shaped organs that generate and store electricity like a battery.
Raccoons are excellent swimmers.
Kangaroos cannot walk backwards.
Gaint water lilies can grow over 6 feet in diameter.
Bamboo can be a fast growing plant, some types can grow almost a metre (3.28 feet) in just one day..!
The tail of the comets is often millions of kilometers long.
Dragonflies have 6 legs but they can't walk.
Skylarks sing the whole day to survive.
The world's highest peak on land is Mount Everest in the Himalayas. It is 8,850.1728 m (29,036 ft) tall.
New born babies have more bones than an adult.
Apple is 25% air that is why it floats on water.
Puffins can fly underwater.
A high-yield cow gives around 50 liters of milk every day although just 8kg is enough to feed a calf.
Giant jellyfish can weigh up to 200 kg and have a diameter of up to 2m.
Beach crabs run sideways.
There are corals that live in cold water such cold-water reefs are present of the coast of Norway.
Sunlight can reach a depth of around 80 meters (262 feet) in the ocean.
Zebra sleeps in the standing position.
Oryx can survive couple of weeks without water.
Kangaroo spends a lot of time in eating.
Scorpions can hold their breath for up to 6 days.
The Tail makes 60% of peacock's total length.
An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain
Light from the Sun reaches Earth in around 8 minutes.
The pink colour on the feathers of the flamingo comes from the pink coloured crabs that the birds eat.
Giraffes have tongue about 21 inches long which they also use to clean their ears.
puffer fish can pump themselves up to thorny shares in case of danger
The smallest mammal in the world, the hog-nosed bat, is just 3 cm long.
The eyes of the olm, which lives in dark caves, have regressed and present below the skin.
The age of the oldest star in the Milky Way is about 13.2 billion years.
A new star is born every 20 days.
Venus rotates in a direction opposite to that of the earth. An observer on Venus would watch sunrise in the west and sunset in the east.
About 10,000 earthquakes occur every year, of which only a few cause damages.
Water is present on other planets as water vapor or ice, but not in its liquid form.
The temperature in the Sahara desert rises to 45 degree Celsius during the day, while in the night it drops to just about 5 degree Celsius.
Dinosaurs were wiped out by volcanoes that erupted in India about 65milion years ago.
Antibiotics are only effective against bacteria; they won't help in fighting off a virus.
Infants eye blink time once or twice a minute while adults average around 10.
A beaver's teeth grow continuously throughout its lifetime.
A shrimp's heart is in their head.
Grizzly bear can run as fast as the average horse.
Blood makes up around 7% of the weight of a human body.
Mosquitoes are attracted to people who have just eaten bananas.
If you search “askew” in Google search the page will tilt slightly clockwise.
A Mathematical wonder: 111,111,111 multiplied by 111, 111, and 111 gives the result 12,345,678,987,654,321.
The brain uses over a quarter of the oxygen used by the human body.
If a cockroach touches a human it runs to safety and cleans itself.
Mercury has no atmosphere which means there is no wind or weather to speak of Mercury has a very low surface gravity.
Cats have powerful night vision, allowing them to see at light levels six times lower than what a human needs in order to see.
The average Giant Panda eats for 12 hours a day.
Polar bears are left handed.
In our dreams we can only see faces that we already know.
The banana plant is an herb, not a tree.
Hens can see daylight 45 minutes before humans can.
Emu bird cannot walk backwards.
There’s a flower that smells like chocolate. It’s called Cosmos Atrosanguineus.
There is a sea snail that wears a suit of iron plated armor. It uses iron sulfide as skeletal material.
Baserji is the only dog in the world that cannot bark. It produces a yodel like sound commonly called Baroo.
Jelly fish evaporate in the sun. They’re 98% water.
The Smallest bones in the human body are found in ears.
Surprisingly, the alpine swift can stay in the air straight for six months.
It is the genuine real flower. Psychotria Elata, also known as “hooker lips”.
The only 2 animals that can see behind themselves without turning their heads are the rabbit and parrot.
A UK Company has developed an ice cream containing jellyfish proteins. It glows when you lick it.
Bears can sense food from 18 miles away.
The hoopoe bird flies in a smooth wave – like motion by moving its wings similar to that of a butterfly.
There are 7500 varieties of apples grown throughout the world, and if you tried a new variety each day, it would take you 20 years to try them all.
A Teaspoon of honey is actually the life work of 12 bees.
Sweden has a rabbit show jumping competition called Kaninhoppning.
If you spell out numbers in order, the first time you get to the letter “a” is at number One – thousand.
Helicoprion is a type of shark that lived 270 million years ago. It was approx 7.5 m long and had chainsaw like teeth.
The Atacama Desert is the driest desert in the world.
The World’s smallest gold code lock is designed with a height of 3mm, a circumference of 1 cm and weight of 41mg. The code lock contains 3 lines of code number from 0 to 9.
A chimpanzee can learn to recognize itself in a mirror, but monkeys can’t.
A rat can last longer without water than a camel can.
The Mimic octopus can not only change colors but will mimic the shapes of other animals, like the flounder, lionfish, and sea snakes.
The world's smallest country is Vatican City (0.44sq km). But it's not only the smallest country by size but also by population! Only around 800 people live in Vatican City.
Most people who read the word “Yawning” will yawn.
An olive tree can live up to 1500 years.
When a tiger roars, it can be heard 2 miles away.
A violin actually contains 70 separate pieces of wood.
The placement of a donkey’s eyes in its heads enables it to see all four feet at all times.
Sneezing with your open eyes is impossible.
The leather back is the biggest sea turtle, and it can weigh as much as 1,500 pounds.
In one day our heart beats 100,000 times.
The common garden worm has five pairs of hearts.
Rain drops aren’t really shaped like drops, they are perfectly round.
Jupiter’s giant red spot is like a tornado and it is 3 times bigger than the earth.
The smallest cat is the Singapura and weighs only 4 pounds.
One inch of rain is equal to 10 inches of snow.
We all have tiny mites living in our eye lashes.
One tree can provide enough oxygen for 2 people to live off of for their whole lives.
You have no sense of smell when you’re sleeping.
There is enough salt contained in the oceans to cover earth’s land in a 500Ft layer.
Most of the dust underneath your bed is actually your own dead skin.
Humans are the only mammal who cannot swallow and breathe at the same time.
Kiwi birds are blind.
It took Leonardo Da Vinci 10 years to paint Mona Lisa.
Sharks never stop moving even when they sleep or rest.
When recognizing a person's face, human uses the right side of his brain.
The hyoid bone in human throat is the only bone in human body, not attached to any other.
Cows don't have upper front teeth.
A strawberry is the only fruit with seeds grown on the outside.
Goldfish are the only animals to see both Ultraviolet and Infrared light.
Owls are the only birds that can see the color blue.
Dolphins sleep with one eye open.
Camels have three eyelids to protect themselves from blowing sand.
It's against the law to have a pet dog in Iceland.
Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you away from crying.
When Hippos are upset, their sweat turns red.
Human Saliva has a boiling point three times that of regular water.
It is physically impossible for pigs to look up into the sky.
The tongue is the strongest muscle in the human body.
Our eyes are always the same size from birth, But our nose and ears never stop growing.
Every drop of seawater contains approximately one billion gold atoms.
Pearls melt in Vinegar.
A human body contains enough iron to make a three-inch nail.
A Bee flies to thousands of flowers only to make a spoon of honey.
The nose print of a dog is like the finger print of a person. No two are alike.
No piece of paper can be folded in half more than 7 times.
A Cockroach can live several weeks with its head cut off.
Elephants are the only animals that can't jump.
The Owl is the only bird to drop its upper eyelid to wink. All other birds raise their lower eyelids.
A Scorpion can hold its breath for 6days.
A Giraffe can clean its ears with its 50 cm (21in) tongue.
The biggest flower in the world is called Rafflesia Arnoldii. It can grow as big as an umbrella and smells like decaying flesh.
Babies are always born with blue eyes but after birth, because of Ultra Violet light it becomes darker and later revealing the baby's true eye color.
World's most poisonous frog is less than a centimeter long and its skin is 200 times more toxic than morphine.
A snail can sleep for three years.
Antarctica has as much ice as the Atlantic Ocean has water.
When awake, the human brain produces enough electricity to power a small light bulb.
Butterflies have about 1200 eyes. But they’re clustered together, so they look like one big eye.
A 12 Year old Muslim girl named Mariyam Asif Siddiqui from Mumbai won the Bhagawad Gita Champion league organized by ISKCON.
The Human Eye can distinguish about 10 Million Different Colors.
When snakes are born with two heads, they fight with each other for food.
A Mosquito flaps its wings 500 times a second
Leonardo da Vinci could write with one hand and draw with the other at the same time.
In West Bengal, Indian Cows must have a Photo Id Card.
In a village called Shani Shingnapur in Maharashtra, people have been living in houses with no doors for generation.
41% of the moon is not visible from earth at any time.
The fastest bird is the Peregrine Falcon. It can fly at a speed of 168-217 miles per hour.
Peanuts are one of the Ingredients used in making Dynamite.
Oak trees are struck by lightning more than any other tree.
The Quills on African Porcupines are as long as 3 pencils.
Venus is the only planet in our solar system that rotates clock wise.
The Nile crocodile can hold its breath under water for up to 2 hours while waiting for prey.
The calcium in our bones and the iron in our blood come from Ancient explosions of Giant stars
Humming Birds wings can beat 200 times a second
Corn is Grown on Every Continent Except Antartica
At any moment, clouds cover about 60 percent of the Earth
A mole can dig a tunnel 300 feet long in just one night.
Mercury is the only metal to exist in liquid form at room temperature.
The National Anthem of Greece is the longest of all National Anthems. It has 158 verses.
An Ostrich’s eye is bigger than its Brain.
The Nose can Remember 50,000 different Scents
Madam Curie’s Note Books from the late 19th century are still too radioactive to be handled without protection. They will continue to be until at least 3511.
A Japanese designer has created a wedding dress from the silk of transgenic silk worms. The silk glows green, red, or orange under UV light.
The Sailfish is the fastest fish on Earth, Reaching top speeds of 110 kph (68mph)
Camels can down 30 gallons (113 litres) of water in just 13 minutes. The water is stored in the camel bloodstream.
The High Speed Train in Shanghai goes 268 miles per hour (431 kilometers per hour), making it the fastest train in the world.
Even if an analog clock is broken, at least it shows the correct time twice a day
A hippopotamus may seem huge but it can still run faster than a man.