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Okay, here's a place to aggregate a bunch of "did you know.."s about plants & animals. Our office just got a big shipment of Snapple drinks in, so I've literally got a palette full of Snapple facts to post up here as I discover them

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So here's the first:

Did you know.. that camel's milk doesn't curdle?


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Did you know... A cockroach will live nine days without its head before it starves to death.

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Blast it. My Snapple Fact for today informed me that there are 61,000 pizzerias in the U.S. What use is that!?

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Okay, here we go:

Did you know... that there are 18 different animal shapes in the animal crackers cookie zoo?


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Did you know... that the biggest fish is the Whale Shark which can grow to 50 ft in length and weigh over two tons? That's a lotta fish stix!

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Did you know... that the biggest fish is the Whale Shark which can grow to 50 ft in length and weigh over two tons? That's a lotta fish stix!


I knew that... And apparently, they eat plankton instead of fish.


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Did you know..... Animals that lay eggs don't have belly buttons?

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The average speed of a housefly is 4.5 mph

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Sounds Animals Make post #11  quote:

Apes gibber
Asses bray
Bears growl
Bees hum, buzz, murmur
Beetles drone
Birds sing
Bitterns boom
Blackbirds whistle
Bulls bellow
Calves bleat
Cats meow, mew, purr, caterwal
Chickens peep, cackle
Cocks crow
Cows moo, low
Crows caw
Cuckoos cuckoo
Deer bell
Dogs bark, woof, arf
Dolphins click
Doves coo, moan
Ducks quack
Eagles scream
Elephants trumpet
Falcons chant
Flies buzz
Foxes bark, yelp
Frogs croak
Geese cackle, hiss, honk
Giraffes bleats, grunts
Grasshoppers chirp, pitter
Grouse drum
Guinea fowl cry
Guinea pigs squeak, whistle
Gulls squawk
Hares squeak
Hawks scram
Hippos bray
Horses neigh, whinny
Hyenas laugh
Kittens mew
Lions roar
Loons howl
Magpies chatter
Mice squeak, squeal
Monkeys chatter, gibber
Nightingales pipe, warble, jug-jug
Owls hoot, screech, wail
Oxen low, bellow
Parrots talk
Peacocks scream
Penguin babies bleat
Pigeons coo
Pigs grunt, squeal, squeak
Ravens croak
Rhinos snort
Rooks caw
Sandpipers pipe, whistle
Shearwaters shrill
Sheep bleat, baa
Snake hiss
Sparrow chirp
Stags bellow, call
Swallows titter
Swans crey, hiss, grunt
Tigers roar, growl*they chortle as well
Tortoises grunt
Turkeys gobble
Wolves howl


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[...]
Foxes bark, yelp
Frogs croak
Geese cackle, hiss, honk
Giraffes bleats, grunts
Girlfriends nag
Grasshoppers chirp, pitter
Grouse drum
Guinea fowl cry
[...]


I knew it was missing something...



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Chodder! You have been hanging out in B2K too long.

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Here are some more recent Snapple facts:

* Mosquitos are more attracted to someone who has recently eaten a banana!
* All porcupines float in water (uhh.. okay.)
* Starfish are the only animals that can turn their stomach inside out


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aweto is plant or animal?DO YOU KNOW?

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It's a worm, correct?

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No, wait, it's both.

"Aweto is a kind of worm in winter, while it turns into a kind of grass in summer months."


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Okay, more fun facts

Elephants are the only animals with four knees. They are also the only mammals that can't jump.


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No, wait, it's both.

"Aweto is a kind of worm in winter, while it turns into a kind of grass in summer months."
That's really awesome.


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Yeah, I've never heard of anything like that before. Awetos are from Tibet, so that could be why I'd never heard of them.

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