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  • 60 - Our sun and the surrounding planets orbit around the center of the Milky Way galaxy once every 250 million years.
  • 58 - The fleshy growth under a turkey’s throat is called a wattle.
  • 226 - Polar bear's fur colour acctually isn't white. It is a clear colour, but the reflection from the ice gives it a whitish sheen. Some polar
  • 274 - peguins can't fly
  • 179 - elephants are the only mammals that can't jump
  • 107 - The smallest hummingbirds weigh less than a penny.
  • 29 - A cockroach can live several weeks with its head cut off - it dies from starvation!
  • 31 - Over 10,000 birds a year die from smashing into windows.
  • 53 - The largest chicken egg ever laid weighed a pound and had a double yolk and shell.
  • 55 - Wild turkeys can run at speeds of up to 25 miles per hour.

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