The body weights of slugs and snails are made up mainly of water. If they come into sudden contact with salt, large amounts of water will be drawn out of them by osmosis, resulting in severe dehydration.
The oldest known goldfish lived to 41 years of age. Its name was Fred.
*The fish in the picture is not Fred.
Butterflies taste food by standing on top of it! Their taste receptors are in their feet, unlike humans who have most of theirs on their tongues. Imagine standing on your food to taste it…double-gross!
In the first edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica, published in 1771, the article defining ‘woman’ was just three words long: ‘Female of man’. Shocking!
An average of 247-billion emails are sent every day – that’s 2.8-million per second! And about 80% of them are spam.
Imagine surviving without a drop of water…
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