When hunting, the diving speed of a peregrine falcon can exceed 200 mph.
Otters sleep holding hands.
A group of flamingos is called a “flamboyance”
Although it’s permanently cold and packed with penguins and ice, Antarctica is the world’s largest desert because it hardly ever rains.
In Japan, you can buy square and pyramid shaped watermelons.
Georgian women used to put balls of cork in their mouths to make them look chubby.
The longest jellyfish tentacles ever recorded measured 37 metres (the same as 9 cars).
The bumblebee bat is the smallest mammal in the world – it is lighter than a penny coin.
Polar bears have an extra pair of eyelids that act as sunglasses.