Almonds are a member of the peach family. Apples, pears, cherries and strawberries are all members of the rose family. Lettuce is a member of the sunflower family.
Everyone knows giraffes have the longest neck, right? But did you know that of all land mammals, the giraffe also boasts the longest tail? An adult giraffe’s tail can be as much as 8 feet long! (Additional fun fact…I LOVE giraffes!)
Eventually they decided on the name “Chiefs,” but before that, the ownership contemplated calling the team the Kansas City Mules. Yikes. But I would have loved them anyway–they are my boys!
Zebras are actually mostly white, striped with black or dark brown stripes, but underneath their coat is black skin!
All over the Earth, lightning strikes 100 times per second – that’s 8.6 million times per day!
In California it’s illegal to eat oranges while bathing.