Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Natural Facts 3

* An average adult human has skin weighing 3 kilograms in total.

* An elephant can use its tusks to dig for ground water. An adult elephant needs to drink around 210 litres of water a day.

* An elephant's trunk can grow to be about 2 metres long and can weigh up to 140 kg. Some scientist believe that an elephant's trunk is made up of 100,000 muscles, but no bones.

* Antarctica is the highest, driest and coldest continent on earth.

* Ants cannot chew their food, they move their jaws sideways, like scissors, to extract the juices from the food.

* Asia continent is covered 30% of the total earth land area, but represent 60% of the world population.

* At any given time, on average there are about 1800 thunderstorms occurring on earth with 100 lightening strikes per second.

* At the deepest point in the ocean the pressure is more than 8 tons per square inch,or the equivalent of one person trying to hold up 50 jumbo jets against the force of gravity.

* Avocados have the highest calories of any fruit at 167 calories per hundred grams.

* Babies are born far sighted. Their eyes start to focus properly between three to six months of age.


Saru Singhal said...

Some interesting facts, thanks for sharing!!!

Varun-sama said...

thanks a lot saru....

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