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Fun Fact of the Day: May 15, 2012

I recently saw an egret in a small wilderness area on a bike commute home from work (it’s National Bike to Work Week, FYI) and thought it’d be nice to know a little more about these graceful winged creatures. The carnivorous Great Egret is found …


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Fun Fact of the Day: May 3, 2012

You think humans have it bad, with a gestation period of nine whole months before delivering a baby? Then you definitely must be glad you’re not an elephant. An African elephant has an average gestation period of 660 days. That’s almost two years! On the …


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Fun Fact of the Day: April 29, 2012

Back to animals with the Aye-Aye. And I’m not misusing pirate slang here. Nope. I’m talking about the threatened omnivorous mammal only found on the island Madagascar. These nocturnal creatures spend their days curled up in ball-like collections of leaves and branches and their nights …


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Fun Fact of the Day: April 28, 2012

Today we also spend some time in the holiday fun facts section. Know what today is? It’s both Great Poetry Reading Day and Kiss Your Mate Day. What better way to celebrate both of these then by reading your sweetheart a romantic poem and then …


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Fun Fact of the Day: April 27, 2012

For the first time in a few days, today’s fun fact has nothing to do with animals. I know, we’re just as surprised as you. Instead, we move into holidays. Today is, believe it or not, National Tell a Story Day. But instead of us …


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