10 Interesting Country Facts (Sierra Leone)

Sierra Leone, on the Atlantic Ocean in West Africa, is half the size of Illinois. Guinea, in the north and east, and Liberia, in the south, are its neighbours. Mangrove swamps lie along the coast, with wooded hills and a plateau in the interior. The eastern region is mountainous. Fast Facts about Sierra Leone 1. [...]

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10 Amazing Bird Facts (Albatross)

An albatross aloft can be a spectacular sight. These feathered giants have the longest wingspan of any bird—up to 11 feet (3.4 meters)! Fast Facts about Albatross 1. Albatross has big head with strong, hooked beak. Since albatross mainly eats slippery prey, beak has sharp blades on the side to prevent loss of the catch. [...]

10 Interesting Country Facts (Netherlands)

The Netherlands is a small country sandwiched between Belgium and Germany in Western Europe. The North Sea, located to the north and west of the Netherlands, is continually battering the land. Fast Facts about Netherlands 1. The Netherlands is also referred to as Holland, although Netherlands and Holland are not synonymous. Holland is largely the [...]

By |2015-12-01T18:58:05+01:00December 1st, 2015|Categories: Amazing Facts|Tags: , , |0 Comments

10 Interesting Country Facts (Pakistan)

The Islamic Republic of Pakistan is a country located in South Asia. It is bordered by Afghanistan and Iran to the west, India to the east, Arabian Sea and Gulf of Oman to the south, and China to the northeast. It lies adjacent to Tajikistan but it separated by Wakhan Corridor. Pakistan shares its marine [...]

By |2015-11-06T12:43:14+01:00November 6th, 2015|Categories: Amazing Facts|Tags: , , |0 Comments

10 Amazing Animal Facts (Kangaroo)

Kangaroos are the largest living marsupials from the family Macropodidae. There are four species commonly referred to as the kangaroo: the red kangaroo, the eastern grey kangaroo, the western grey kangaroo, and the antilopine kangaroo.  Fast Facts about Kangaroo 1. The word kangaroo stems from an Aboriginal language (Guugu Yimidhirr). The Aboriginal word gangurru described the Grey [...]

By |2015-09-14T11:37:36+01:00September 14th, 2015|Categories: Amazing Facts|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

10 Amazing Bird facts (Turkey)

The turkey is a large bird that is closely related to other game birds such as pheasants, chickens and quails. The turkey has become famous across the western world as being a special meal on large family occasions including Christmas and Thanksgiving. Fast Facts about Turkeys 1. When Europeans first encountered turkeys in America, they [...]

By |2019-11-13T03:59:25+01:00September 9th, 2015|Categories: Amazing Facts|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

10 Amazing Animal Facts (Giant Panda)

The giant panda, also known as panda bear or simply panda, is a bear native to south central China. It is easily recognized by the large, distinctive black patches around its eyes, over the ears, and across its round body. Fast Facts about Giant Panda 1. The eyespots of a giant panda cub are initially in [...]

By |2015-06-09T17:36:32+01:00June 9th, 2015|Categories: Amazing Facts|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

10 Amazing Bird Facts (Emu)

Another big bird! The emu is the largest bird native to Australia and the fourth biggest living bird. Some scientists consider emus to be living dinosaurs because their bones and joints are similar to dinosaurs. Fast Facts about Emu 1. Emu is very large bird. Females are slightly larger. Emu reaches between 5 and 6.5 feet in height. It [...]

By |2019-11-13T04:05:24+01:00June 9th, 2015|Categories: Amazing Facts|Tags: , , |0 Comments

10 Interesting Country Facts (Australia)

Australia is the smallest inhabited continent of the seven continents can also be considered the largest island in the world. Fast Facts about Australia 1. The name Australia comes from the Latin Australis which means "of the South" Legends of "Terra Australis Incognita" an "unknown land of the south" date back to Roman times. 2. Due [...]

By |2015-06-03T14:27:38+01:00June 3rd, 2015|Categories: Amazing Facts|Tags: , , |0 Comments

10 Amazing Animal Facts (Giraffe)

The giraffe is an African even-toed ungulate mammal, the tallest living terrestrial animal and the largest ruminant. Its species name refers to its camel-like shape and its leopard-like colouring. Fast Facts about Giraffe 1. Giraffes are the tallest mammals on Earth. Their legs alone are taller than many humans—about 6 feet. A giraffe's 6-foot-long neck [...]

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