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    Fast Facts: April 30

    • The roar of a lion can be heard from five miles away.

    • A pregnant goldfish is called a twit.

    • A rat can last longer without water than a camel.

    • Rhinoceros’ horns are made of compacted hair.

    • One species of earthworm in Australia grows up to 10 feet in length.

    • A 10-gallon hat holds three-quarters of a gallon.

    • A whale’s penis is called a dork.

    • According to Genesis 1:20-22 the chicken came before the egg.

    • Actor Tommy Lee Jones and vice-president Al Gore were freshman roommates at Harvard.

    • After human death, post-mortem rigidity starts in the head and travels to the feet, and leaves the same way it came — head to toe.

    • Alexander Graham Bell, the inventor of the telephone, never phoned his wife or his mother. They were both deaf.

    • Alexander the Great was an epileptic.

    • Alfred Hitchcock didn’t have a belly button. It was eliminated when he was sewn up after surgery.

    • All of the officers in the Confederate army were given copies of Les Miserables, by Victor Hugo, to carry with them at all times. Robert E. Lee, among others, believed that the book symbolized their cause. Both revolts were defeated.

    • An ostrich’s eye is bigger than it’s brain.


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