30 amazing facts that will blow your brain!
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Learn unusual and interesting facts about our planet and the creatures that inhabit it!
Ants, dying, emit special pheromones, by the smell of which other ants find their bodies and take them to a special ant cemetery.
The chances of being bitten by a shark and getting hit by lightning are much more than the chances of winning the lottery.
In English, there are separate words for groups of zebras and giraffes. Neither of them is called a herd: a group of zebras is called dazzle – "camouflage", and a group of giraffes is called journey, "walk".
Clap your hands one time, and a second later-again. Now know that you made these two claps at a distance of about 50,000 kilometers from each other-if you take into account the movement of the Earth in space, both in orbit and around its axis.
Sea otters, sea otters, often take each other by the paws when they sleep, so that they are not carried away by the current in different directions.
One bat can eat up to 1000 mosquitoes in an hour.
The dog knows when you will return home from work, if your schedule does not change from day to day. She will know this by how much of your smell is left in the house.
The smell of rain is caused by gases that are emitted by bacteria living in the ground, reacting to rainwater entering the ground. This smell has its own name-petricor.
Sharks don't like to hunt people – we don't taste good for them. Therefore, in most cases, after biting a person, the shark leaves him alone. As a rule, sharks bite people by mistake or because a person has angered them with something.
Turtles can breathe through the anus.
If you try to talk to animals in their language, some of them will be happy to answer you. Turkeys and sheep are most likely to respond to sounds that resemble their own.
The octopus has three hearts and eight arms. He also has blue blood.
Since the discovery of Pluto, this planet has not yet completed a revolution around the Sun.
Chickens are direct descendants of dinosaurs.
Elephants have their own cemeteries. When their comrades die, they mourn them as a group.
The fear of long words is hippopotamus – esquipedaliophobia.
When you look at a star in the sky, a particle of its light – a photon-gets into your eye. Thus, when looking at the night sky, particles of distant stars settle in our body.
Many butterflies copy the coloring of the monarch butterfly to protect themselves from predators: after all, monarchs are poisonous, and birds of prey do not peck them.
We breathe the same oxygen that was formed on Earth millions of years ago. Thus, it is quite likely that you are now inhaling the same oxygen particles that dinosaurs once inhaled.
Broccoli does not exist in nature. This species was bred from wild cabbage by man.
A person is able to run longer than any other animal.
Some species of jellyfish, scientists believe, are immortal. They may die due to injury or illness, but not by their own death.
Sharks live on our planet longer than trees.
Some species of ants raise aphids for their sweet milk-just like people raise cows on farms.
Negative mass also exists – at least in theoretical physics.
The human body emits more heat than a section of the Sun of the same area.
It is impossible to see" Tomorrow " even after the invention of the time machine – after all, whenever we get into tomorrow, for us it will immediately turn into today.
By the standards of the universe, man is stronger than millions of things and phenomena – and weaker than millions of others.
A person is not able to lick his elbow.
And a person is also unable to touch his nose or forehead with his tongue. Try it if you want!
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