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top 10  facts of the world

top 10 facts of the world

top 10  facts of the world:




top 10  facts of the world


  • A newly discovered species of rust- eating bacteria will have consumed the wreck of the Titanic within 20 years 


  • There's a conspiracy theory saying the Titanic never sunk , Instead it was her sister ship the Olympic and it was an insurance scam


  • In 1898 14 years before the Titanic sunk author Morgan Robertson wrote a book about an unsinkable ship called the Titan that crashed into iceberg and sank


  • A priest on the Titanic refused to board a lifeboat twice . Instead he stayed behind to   to hear confession and give absolution to the people left on the ship 


  • A man who survived the sinking of a ship in 1871 was finaly able to overcome his fears and decided to sail again in 1912 ; he died in the sinking of the Titanic 


  • After the Titanic Sank the families of the band members were killed by White Star Lie foe the coast of the uniforms worn as the band members died



  • Kim II sung founder of North Korea was born on the day the Titanic sank



  • It took 73 years to find the wreck of the Titanic



  • Kate Winslet who played in the movie Titanic hated the song My Heart will Go On and said it makes her feel like throwing up



  • Ships today's are more likely to encounter an iceberg than the Titanic was



  • The iceberg that sank the Titanic began its journey somewhere around 1000 B.C.



  • Not a single engineer out the 30 made it off the Titanic they stayed and kept the power on so others could escape



  • 53% of the people on the Titanic could have survived using the life boats only 31 % did




  • Nearly a dozen couple were celebrating their honeymoon on the Titanic



  • The most expensive first class suites in the Titanic were to have cost up to $870 ( 75156
Blue Jay | blue jay facts

Blue Jay | blue jay facts

Blue Jay | blue jay facts:





Blue Jay bird


Blue Jay


Scientific Name: Cyanocitta Cristata

Wing Span: Up to 43 cm

Length: Up to 30 cm

Weight: up to 0.1 kg

"blue jay facts"


  • Blue jay are definitely one of the most intelligent and beautiful birds in the world.
  • They are known for having stunning blue white and black plumage and their noisy jay jay birds calls.This song bird can also imitate the call of other species of birds.
  • The blue Jay mainly feeds on nuts and seeds such as acorns , soft fruits, arthropods and occasionally small vertebrates . They typically gleans food from trees , shrubs and the ground though it sometimes hawks insects from the air.
  • Blue jays are social birds that are often found in small flocks. However during winter during the migration to the south, they form large flocks of hundreds of blue jays. Although some Blue Jays migrate in huge flocks not all blue jays migrate during winter having some birds remaining in their natural territory.
  • Not only are the Blue Jay's appearance absolutely stunning , they are also very intelligent birds. They re known to sometimes steal nestlings and eggs of other birds and mimic the voice of hawks to deceive other birds.
  • According to some, Blue Jays in captivity could even mimic human speech and the voice of other pets meaning that their voice mimicry is not limited to onnly of its species


Bengal Florican

Bengal Florican

Bengal Florican:





"Bengal Florican"



Bengal Florican



Scientific Name: Houbarosis Bengalensis

Wing span: Up to 260 cm

Weight : up to 1.9 kg

Bengal Florican facts



  • Also called the Bengal Bustard , the Bengal Florican is a bustard bird species native to Cambodia and Vietnam.


  • It is native to the grasslands and open forest . Male Bengal  floricans have a black plumage from the head and neck to underparts while females have a buff-brown color . They are normally silent but when distributed utters a metallic chik-chik-chik call.


  • it is listed as Critically Endangered on the IUCN Red list as only an estimated 1200 Bengal Floricans are left in the wild.


  • However the Cambodian government has made many efforts in protecting the species by establishing six conservation areas in grasslands and open forests.


  • Awareness programs against poaching has also been worked on all in the efforts to protec the species from extinction


bee hummingbird facts

bee hummingbird facts

Bee Hummingbird Facts:




Bee Hummingbird


bee hummingbird facts


Scientific Name: "Mellisuga Helenae"

Wing Span : Up to 3.25 cm

Length: Up to 6 cm

Weight: Up to 2.6 g

bee hummingbird facts


  • The Bee Hummingbird is the smallest living bird and is only slightly larger than a bee . Like all humming bird the bee Hummingbird is very swift and strong flier.



  • Unlike other small humming birds which have a slender appearance the Bee Hummingbird looks rounded and chunky . Female bee humming birds only lay two eggs at a time each about the size of an ordinary coffee bean.



  • The brilliant iridescent colors of the Bee Hummingbird's feathers make the bird seem like shiny tiny jewel . Nonetheless, the iridescence is not always noticeable at it depends on the viewing angle.



  • They feed on nectar and sometimes small insects and spiders by moving its tongue rapidly in and out of its mouth.



  • In the process of feeding the bird picks up pollen on its bill and head . When it flies from flower to flower it transfer the pollen. In this way it plays an important role in plant reproduction In one day the Bee Hummingbird may visit about over 1500 flowers
American Woodcock

American Woodcock

American Woodcock:





"American Woodcock"


American Woodcock



Scientific Name: Scolopax Minor

Wing span up to 48cm ( 19 inch)

Length: Upto 30 cm

Weight : Up to 230 g

American Woodcock facts:

  • Sometime American woodcock also referred to a the Timberhoodle , the American wood cock can only fly up to 5 mph, making it the slowest flying bird in the world.



  •  This small chunky shorebird resides in up lands setting and is the only woodcock birds species to inhabit North America American Woodcocks spend more of their time on the ground in brushy , young forest habitats where their brown black and grey plumage provides excellent camouflage


  • Because of the male Woodcock's unique , beautiful courtship flights the is welcomed as a harbinger of spring in northern areas.



  •  The American woodcock is one of the popular game bird with about 550000 killed by over 130000 hunters in the United states every year.




  • Research suggest that the woodcock population has fallen range wide by an average of 1% yearly over the last four decades. However many believe that this declined is cause  by a loss of habitat due to forest maturation and urban development and not due to hunting.




  • Due to the decline the America woodcock is considered a species of greatest conservation need in many states in the united states triggering many efforts in an attempt to boost wood.
Megamouth Shark | facts | size |

Megamouth Shark | facts | size |

Megamouth Shark | facts | size | :




Megamouth Shark

Megamouth Shark | facts | size | :


Scientific Name: Megachashma Plelagios

Common Found: Tropical Ocean

Length: Up to 18ft

"megamouth shark facts"

The Megamouth Shark is a deep water shark and is rarely seen by humans. As their name implies , Megamouth shark have a large mouth with small teeth, and a broad, rounded snout. Unlike other sharks it does not hunt for prey . It swims with its enormous mouth reaching up to  4 ft in wide open, filtering water for plankton, squid and jellyfish. Currently there has only been a total of 53 confirmed sightings of the megamout shark
frilled shark facts

frilled shark facts

frilled shark facts:




"Frilled Shark"

frilled shark facts


Scientific Name. Chlamydoselachus Anguineus

Commonly found: Atlatic Oceans.

Length: upto 6.6 ft

frilled shark facts:

This very rare creature's name comes from its gills where unlike all other shark which have separate gills the Frilled shark's first pair of gills go all the way across its throat , each pair is lined at the edges with red fringe . Its mouth is lined with 25 rows of 300 backward facing trident shaped teeth constructed for grasping prey where it dwells in depths of as deep as 4200 feet . Due to how little it has changed since pe
narwhals facts

narwhals facts

narwhals facts:






Narwhal

narwhals facts


Scientific Name: "Monodon Monoceros"

Commonly Found: Arctic Waters

Length: up to 18ft Excluding Tusk

Description:

The Narwhal is an arctic whale that possesses a large tusk from a protruding canine tooth. While some have no tusk , some have up to two tusks that can grow as long as 10 feet. The Tusk is an innervated sensory organ with millions of nerve endings connecting seawater stimuli in the external ocean environment with the brain . Male Narwhals rubbing their tusks against each other is thought to be a method of communicating information about characteristics of the waters each has traveled through. 
Portuguese man o' war

Portuguese man o' war

Portuguese man o' war:




"Portuguese man o' war"
Portuguese man o' war


Scientific Name: Physalia Physalis

Commonly found: Tropical & subtropical Oceans

Length: upto 98ft

Description:
Also known as the Bluebottles, it not as  an actual jelly fish but a siphonophore; an animal made up of a  colony of organisms working together . Its made up of specialized individual animals called zooide that are attached to one of  colony of organisms working together . Its made up of specialized individual animals called zooids that are attached to one another had physiologically integrated to the extent that they are unable to survive independently , and function like an individual animal. it is highly venomous as the tentacles can deliver a painful sting.

flying fish

flying fish

flying fish:



"flying fish"
flying fish


Scientific Name: Exocdetidae

Commonly found : Globally

length up to 18 inches

flying fish facts

There are more than 60 species of flying fish that can be found all over the World. Flying fish have an uncommon ability is a natural defense mechanism to evade predators where they can make powerful , self propelled leaps out of water into air where their long wing like fins enables gliding flight for considerable distance above the water's surface.

great hammerhead shark facts

great hammerhead shark facts

great hammerhead shark facts:




"Great Hammerhead Shark"

Great Hammerhead Shark

Scientific Name: Sphyrna Mokarran

Commonly found: Warm waters world wide

Length: up to 20ft

Description
It is the largest of the hammerhead shark species and found in tropical and warm temperate waters worldwide. It is a strong solidarity shark that even feeds on smaller sharks. Although they could be very dangerous , the great hammerhead rarely attack humans . Their populations is currently declining substantially globally and is endangered due to heavy fishing for its large fins.