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Flight of a chicken

The longest recorded flight of a chicken is 13 seconds.

 

Flying for its Life

When the four-winged flying fish is being chased, it shoots out of the water and glides over the top of the waves. It can stay airborne for 1,000 metres, beating the water with its tail whenever it drops down low.

 

Food that does not spoil

Honey is the only food that does not spoil. Honey found in the tombs of Egyptian pharaohs has been tasted by archaeologists and found edible.

 

Friday 13th

Months that begin on a Sunday will always have a “Friday the 13th.”

 

Frog’s longest jump

A frog named Santjie, who was in a frog derby in South Africa jumped 13 feet 5.5 inches.

 

Frogs without tongue

There are 6 to 14 frogs species in the world that have no tongues. One of these is the African dwarf frog.

 

Game of marbles

The game of marbles was first introduced into Britain by the Romans. The world championship is held every year in Sussex.

 

Game of snakes & ladders

The game of snakes & ladders was created by the 13th century poet saint Gyandev. It was originally called ‘Mokshapat.’ The ladders in the game represented virtues and the snakes indicated vices.

 

Giraffe – All Necks and Legs

All Necks and Legs: The giraffe, the tallest animal in the world, lives on the African plains. It can reach high into the trees, especially acacias, to feed, and can run at nearly 50 kmph.

 

Giraffe’s tongue

Try sticking your tongue out as far as it will go. Do you think you have long tongue? Well, compare your tongue with a giraffe’s. A giraffe’s tongue can sometimes be over a foot and half long!

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