Some Astonishing Facts

Here are some facts which may astonish you if you did not know about it before.

without much of a say lets directly move on to the facts....

Some Astonishing Facts About Animals And Birds

1. A butterfly has about 12,000 eyes


2. Snails have about 14175 teeth lying along 135 rows on their tongue. Also they can naturally sleep for over 3 years.


3. A Dolphin sleeps with one eye open


4. A Blue Whale can consume as much as 3,000 kilograms of food everyday. At the same time it can live without food for 6 months


5. The Earth has over 12, 00,000 species of animals, 3, 00,000 species of plants & 1, 00,000 other species.


6. Tyrannosaur was the most fiercest dinosaur with about 60 long and sharp teeths. It used to kill and eat other dinosaurs


7. A Swan has over 25,000 feathers over its body


8. A Polar bear looks lazy and slow but when it’s on a chase on ice can, It reach to the speed up to 25 miles per hour


9. Kiwis are the only birds which rely on their sense of smell to find their prey


10. An Owl can rotate its head up to 270 degrees. It is the only bird which can do this


11. In every 24 hours the blood of an average human flows about 16, 80,000 miles.


12. A dragon fly on an average have a life span of 24 hours


13. A goldfish has a memory span of just 3 seconds

Edit: A goldfish has a memory of over 6 months and up to a year


14. Brain is the organ of body which has no sensation when cut


15. A Crocodile the only reptile which shed tears while eating


Some Miscellaneous Facts

1. The lengthiest and longest accepted English word

A. Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanokoniosis (45 letter)

Can be remembered as PUMS VK – Pneumono-ultra-microscopic-silico-volcano-koniosis


2. A book written without a single word containing 'e' in it

A. 'Gadfy - by Earnest Wright' with 50,000 + words


3. A word without vowel

A. Rhythm


4. The word "silent" contains the same letters as the word "listen"


5. The shortest war fought was between Zanzibar and Britain. It lasted for just 37 minutes.


Some Handy Riddles

1. When we say 'Mummy' they come together. When we say 'Daddy' they go apart. what are they ?

A. Lips


2. It goes up and never comes down. What is it?

A. Age


3. It has patches over patches but no stitches. What is it?

A. Cabbage


4. What is It that goes Up and Down a hill but never moves.

A. Road


5. What is it which never wets even on water?

A. Shadow


6. What is It which is owned by you yet used by your friends more often than you do.

A. Your Name



These astonishing facts are proved and accepted universally. You can re-asses them once again through any media if the facts does not Coincide with your thoughts. If you can come up with a good argument relating to any fact mentioned below, you’re most welcome to post your views as comments. I would appreciate your opinion and feedbacks.

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shanaya 7 years ago from Living in my Own Dreams:)

add sumthng more in ur hubs.....i wanna improve my GK...

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Thomas@theone 6 years ago

Great hub, the one about the dragonfly is amazing, but, in a recent exeriment the theory of goldfish having a memory span of just 3 seconds was proved wrong.

Khayaal 6 years ago

Good Work. Keep Going Same High. Share More knowledge. Spread More Brightness. Good Work!

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sensu0s 6 years ago Author

@Thomas@theone Thanks for pointing that. Appreciate your effort :)

meenuoura 3 years ago

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gepeTooRs 10 months ago

I will surely visit back for more –Great job!

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