Fact a Day 2022

  • Teddy K posted an update in the group Group logo of Fact a Day 2022Fact a Day 2022 2 days, 1 hour ago

    Factoid for 6/26: The Mud dauber is a terrifying looking wasp that has the ability to build its own house out of mud. The Mud Wasp is a name that is given out to several kinds of solitary wasps that have the ability to build their own nest. There are no similarities between a hornet and mud dauber. Mud daubers are basically harmless unless you…[Read more]

  • Cat P posted an update in the group Group logo of Fact a Day 2022Fact a Day 2022 2 days, 5 hours ago

    Hail is created when a thunderstorm has an updraft that carries rain droplets up into the extremely cold areas of the Earth’s upper atmosphere.

  • Seymour Sullivan posted an update in the group Group logo of Fact a Day 2022Fact a Day 2022 2 days, 6 hours ago

    OK, my post disappeared. We have been having constant internet problems for the past couple of days. It goes in and out through the day and evening. Very frustrating!

    Prized as a seasonal delicacy, Maine soft shell lobster is only available during peak harvest, which runs from about June – November. 3. The sweet, tender and more delicately t…[Read more]

  • Andy McIntyre posted an update in the group Group logo of Fact a Day 2022Fact a Day 2022 2 days, 9 hours ago

    6/25 Lunar eclipses probably taught people that Earth is round when they saw Earth’s shadow on the Moon.

  • RaenaBelle High posted an update in the group Group logo of Fact a Day 2022Fact a Day 2022 2 days, 17 hours ago

    Mother pandas keep contact with their cub nearly 100% of the time during their first month – with the cub resting on her front and remaining covered by her paw, arm or head.

  • Pete H. posted an update in the group Group logo of Fact a Day 2022Fact a Day 2022 2 days, 18 hours ago

    6/25
    How Long Do Kittens Need to Have Their Mother’s Milk?

    From start to end, weaning typically lasts about one month.

    During a litter of kittens’ tender earliest weeks, mama’s milk is all that is necessary for health and survival. Soon after, however, weaning procedures begin — when a queen cat slowly but surely starts her little ones on…[Read more]

  • Raz posted an update in the group Group logo of Fact a Day 2022Fact a Day 2022 2 days, 21 hours ago

    6/25 – Sometimes, when they are out gathering nectar, bees will fall asleep in flowers.

  • Bunty B posted an update in the group Group logo of Fact a Day 2022Fact a Day 2022 2 days, 21 hours ago

    6/25: Yawning is a way to get more oxygen into your body, not just a sign of tiredness.

  • Teddy K posted an update in the group Group logo of Fact a Day 2022Fact a Day 2022 3 days, 1 hour ago

    Factoid for 6/25: The only poisonous bird in the world is found in Papua, New Guinea. Her skin and feathers are poisonous.

  • Nugget posted an update in the group Group logo of Fact a Day 2022Fact a Day 2022 3 days, 5 hours ago

    Meteor showers are also called swarms.

  • Cat P posted an update in the group Group logo of Fact a Day 2022Fact a Day 2022 3 days, 5 hours ago

    The speed of a shooting star depends on how and when the meteor enters the Earth’s atmosphere. On average, the speed of meteor ranges from 11/km/sec to 72 km/sec, which is 25,000 mph to 160,000 mph.

  • Seymour Sullivan posted an update in the group Group logo of Fact a Day 2022Fact a Day 2022 3 days, 6 hours ago

    An estuary is a partially enclosed coastal body of brackish water with one or more rivers or streams flowing into it, and with a free connection to the open sea. Estuaries form a transition zone between river environments and maritime environments and are an example of an ecotone. Estuaries are subject both to marine influences such as tides,…[Read more]

  • Andy McIntyre posted an update in the group Group logo of Fact a Day 2022Fact a Day 2022 3 days, 10 hours ago

    6/24 Lunar eclipses will be different millions of years from now. According to scientists, the moon is continually moving away from the Earth at a rate of around 1.6 inches every year. This motion will ultimately affect the way that the Earth’s shadow appears on the moon.

  • RaenaBelle High posted an update in the group Group logo of Fact a Day 2022Fact a Day 2022 3 days, 16 hours ago

    Like domestic cats, giant panda bears have vertical slits for pupils.

  • Pete H. posted an update in the group Group logo of Fact a Day 2022Fact a Day 2022 3 days, 18 hours ago

    6/24
    what are some of the most powerful storms to hit Florida?

    Hurricane Irma was a classic Cape Verde hurricane that will long be remembered for its severity and wide-ranging impacts to several islands in the Caribbean Sea and Florida. Like many of the most notorious Atlantic hurricanes, Irma began as a weak wave of low pressure accompanied by…[Read more]

  • Raz posted an update in the group Group logo of Fact a Day 2022Fact a Day 2022 3 days, 21 hours ago

    6/24 – Butterflies can taste with their feet, using something called chemoreceptors that help them to identify plants. Females select the correct leaf on which to lay eggs by \”drumming\” it with their feet to release juices.

  • Bunty B posted an update in the group Group logo of Fact a Day 2022Fact a Day 2022 3 days, 22 hours ago

    6/24: no two cats have the same noseprint.

  • Teddy K posted an update in the group Group logo of Fact a Day 2022Fact a Day 2022 4 days, 1 hour ago

    Factoid for 6/24: Raindrops are not actually shaped like teardrops. In fact, the most common raindrop is shaped more like a hamburger bun, according to the United States Geological Survey. “Small raindrops (radius less than 1 millimeter) are spherical; larger ones assume a shape more like that of a hamburger bun,” the USGS says. “When they…[Read more]

  • Cat P posted an update in the group Group logo of Fact a Day 2022Fact a Day 2022 4 days, 5 hours ago

    Uranus takes about 17 hours to rotate once (a Uranian day), and about 84 Earth years to complete an orbit of the Sun (a Uranian year).

  • Cooper Murphy posted an update in the group Group logo of Fact a Day 2022Fact a Day 2022 4 days, 6 hours ago

    6/23: Triceratops existed during the late Cretaceous Period (83.5 million to 66 million years ago) and lived in herds. This dinosaur resembled a rhinoceros in some ways. It had three horns and a solid, armor-like shield around the neck. They had big cheek pouches to grab and eat mouthfuls of food. Adults were 9.5 to 9.8 feet in height, 26 to 30…[Read more]

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