Did You Know…

• TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be formed using the letters located only on one row of the keyboard. • Butterflies taste with their feet. • Coca-Cola was originally green.

• TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be formed using the letters located only on one row of the keyboard.
• Butterflies taste with their feet.
• Coca-Cola was originally green.
• Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair.

• Spotted skunks do handstands before they spray. A mule won't sink in quicksand but a donkey will.
• Animal breeders in Russia once claimed to have bred sheep with blue wool.
• A pig in Japan says "moo-moo”. A cat's jaws cannot move sideways

• A cat sees about six times better than a human at night because of the tapetum lucidum , a layer of extra reflecting cells which absorb light.
• A cat uses whiskers to determine if a space is too small to squeeze through. The whiskers act as antennae, helping the animal to judge the precise width of any passage.
• Because of lower gravity, a person who weighs 100kg on earth would only weigh 38kg on the surface of Mars.

• A chimpanzee can learn to recognize itself in a mirror, but monkeys can't.
• Dogs and cats, like humans, are either right or left handed. All polar bears are left hand.
• A chameleon changes color in different environments but never changes the color of the head.

• Snails produce a colorless, sticky discharge that forms a protective carpet under them as they travel along. The discharge is so effective that they can crawl along the edge of a razor without cutting themselves.
• Cats have over one hundred vocal sounds. Dogs only have about 10 vocals.

• Donald Duck comics were banned from Finland because he doesn't wear pants.

The author is S.6 student at Lycée de Kigali Secondary School

jamiefrings@yahoo.com

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