The Student News Site of University of Arizona

The Daily Wildcat

81° Tucson, AZ

The Daily Wildcat

The Daily Wildcat


    Fast Facts

    Bamboo is the fastest growing plant on earth, growing as much as 35 inches a day.

    About 45 percent of all prescription drugs contain ingredients originating in the rain forest.
    The bark of the giant sequoia can be up to two feet thick.

    Onions are members of the lily family.

    Herbicide use has created at least 48 “”superweeds”” that are resistant to chemicals.

    More to Discover
    Activate Search