Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Crazy Tea Baggers

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Hippopotamus Facts

Did you know......

Hippopotamus's means "river horse" in Egyptian and they are the third largest animal on earth.

Recent DNA samples prove they are more closely related to whales and dolphins than other hoofed animals.

A group of hippos is called a "bloat".

Hippos are very aggressive and kill more humans every year than any other wild animal.

George Washington's teeth were not made of wood but a hippo's tusk.

Saturday, April 3, 2010

Giraffe Facts

Did You Know?

Males and females tend to eat from different parts of a tree to ensure that the sexes do not compete for food

You would have to run in order to keep up with a giraffe walking because every step a giraffe takes is 15 feet long

The giraffes life span is 20 to 25 years

Giraffes have extremely elastic blood vessels in their neck to help them lean their heads down to drink. It's a good thing they do or they would lose consciousness each time they tried to get water from a stream.

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