Q: Why is loss of teeth the leading cause of death among mature elephants?
A: Without teeth, they can’t chew, so they starve. #BRIFact
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Which state name comes from the Sioux word for “land of tomorrow”? Kansas.
Did you know—your right lung takes in more air than your left lung? #BRIFact
Sleep like a queen: Queen ants sleep for hours. Workers only get short power naps. #BRIFact
The only animal that makes food humans can eat: bees. #BRIFact
Did you know? Newborn kangaroos are the size of a paper clip. #BRIFact
Rabbits don’t have to turn their heads to see what’s behind them. With eyes high and to the sides of their skulls, rabbits have nearly 360-degree vision.
Did you know? The first computer mouse (1963) was made of wood! #BRIFact
Away from city lights you’ll see 2,500 stars at night. In cities? About a dozen. #BRIFact
Greatest 24-hour rainfall ever? From Jan. 7–8, 1966, nearly 72 inches fell on La Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean (east of Madagascar). #BRIFact