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13/365 -Strange Facts – 1

Bone is five times stronger than steel.

Alexander Graham Bell, the inventor of the telephone, never telephoned His wife or mother because they were both deaf.

Bamboo can grow up to 3 ft in 24 hours.

111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321

“Bookkeeper” is the only word in English language with three consecutive Double letters.

Sharks can live up to 100 years.

When glass breaks, the cracks move at speeds of up to 3,000 miles per hour.

All the planets in our solar system rotate anticlockwise, except Venus. It is the only planet that rotates clockwise.

Cockroach is the fastest animal on 6 legs covering a meter a second.

Due to gravitational effects, your weigh slightly less when the moon is directly overhead.

Polar Bear can look clumsy & slow but during chase on ice, can reach 25 miles / hr of speed.

The only 2 animals that can see behind itself without turning it’s head are the rabbit and the parrot.

Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.

The Statue of Liberty’s index finger is eight feet and one inch long.

Giraffes can not swim.

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