1. The petals of the flower – Diphylleia grayi turns transparent when in contact with water. Hence, its nickname – The skeleton flower.
2. The elephant shrew, which looks like a rat is actually genetically related to elephants !
3. Ferrets puts its potential prey into a trance before it attacks them.
Here’s a video of a ferret which puts a rabbit into a trance before it attacks it.
4. The longest time period between two twins being born is 87 days.
Source – link.
5. Just like thumb prints, which are unique to everyone; we also have unique tongue prints !
6. Female kangaroos have 3 vaginas !
7. The first man to step on the moon might be Neil Armstrong; but the first to urinate on the moon was Buzz Aldrin.
8. There was a family of blue skinned people who lived in Kentucky, USA. This is a disorder called Methemoglobinemia.
9. The top of the Eiffel tower leans away from the Sun.
This is because of the expansion due to Sun’s heat. The tower can lean away for upto 7 inches !
10. Romans used to clean and whiten their teeth with urine !