Fun Fact of the Day: Instead of a proper tongue, giant squids use a “Radula.” This organ rests inside their beaks and is covered with seven rows of denticles—sharp, toothy, backwards-pointing protrusions.
Fun Fact of the Day: The largest dwarf planet in the solar system is Pluto followed by Eris, Makemake, Haumea, with the smallest being Ceres. The order of the dwarf planets from closest to Sun outwards is Ceres, Pluto, Haumea, Makemake, with Eris being the furthest from the Sun.
Fun Fact of the Day: Quails run when they are threatened. Some species are able to quickly reach the sky, while some become motionless when faced with danger. Certain quails are equipped with heel spurs – bony structure used for protection against predators.
Fun Fact of the Day: Jeopardy! has won more awards than any other game show in the U.S. The show has taken home 30 Emmys and a Peabody Award.
Fun Fact of the Day: Fungi are put into groups by the way they reproduce. The name Zygommcota comes from zygosporangia, where strong and tough round shaped spores are formed during sexual reproduction. They are mostly found living in soil or on decaying plant or animal material.
Fun Fact of the Day: Ancient Egyptians believed that people were made out of clay on a potter’s wheel by the river god Khnum.
Fun Fact of the Day: Sea anemones benefit from clownfish who clean them by eating its parasites and dead tentacles, help circulate the water around them, attract potential prey with their bright colors, and provide nutrients from their droppings.