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When you see a halo around the sun or moon it means a storm...

There’s an old weather saying: ring around the moon means rain soon. There’s truth to this saying, because high cirrus clouds often come before...

Tiger’s tongue is so coarse, it can lick fresh down to the bone.

Tigers have fewer teeth than other carnivores such as dogs (42 teeth) with only 30 teeth. All cats have deciduous (temporary) teeth that come...
There are 40 extant species of dolphins.

There are 40 extant species of dolphins.

Dolphins are a widely distributed and diverse group of aquatic mammals. They are an informal grouping within the order Cetacea, excluding whales and porpoises,...

The Bloop was a strange, extremely powerful signal remaining unknown.

The Bloop was a strange, extremely powerful low-frequency signal detected by the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in 1997. The sound varied...

The Peregrine Falcon hunts by diving at 230+ mph straight down.

The peregrine falcon lives mostly along mountain ranges, river valleys, coastlines, and increasingly in cities. In mild-winter regions, it is usually a permanent resident,...

You are more likely to die from a falling coconut than from a shark...

Beachgoers have more reason to worry about falling coconuts than being bitten by a shark, researchers said today. In an effort to improve the media...
squirrels spying

Iran arrested 14 Squirrels for spying in 2007.

Iranian intelligence operatives recently detained over a dozen squirrels found within the nation's borders, claiming the rodents were serving as spies for Western powers...
cats

Cats are America’s most popular pets: there are 88M cats compared to 74M dogs.

According to a survey of American pet owners, more households have a Fido than any other furry (or not so furry) friend. By sheer...

The tale unbound Loyalty – Hachikō, a dog who waited for 9 years for...

Hachikō, a golden brown Akita dog waited for his owner for nine (9) years at a station after his owner’s death. Due to his...

What came first: the chicken or the egg? Scientists prove.

British researchers say the chicken must have come first as the formation of eggs is only possible thanks to a protein found in the...
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