Interesting Facts 20

 

 

It’s
 against the law to have a pet in Iceland.

 

In
 the last 4,000 years, no new animals have been domesticated. 

 

Tuna swim at a steady rate of
 9 miles (14 km) per hour until they die and they never stop moving. Some
 Scientists estimate that a 15-year-old tuna must have traveled 1,000,000
 miles (1,609,000 km).

 

A
 shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes.

 

A
 shark can detect one part of blood in 100 million parts of water.

 

A
 shark can grow a new set of teeth in a week.

 

The
 average flea can jump up to 150 times its own length. To match that a human
 would have to jump 1,000 feet (305 m).

 

The
 cockroach’s favorite food is the glue on the back of stamps.

 

A
 housefly only lives for 2 weeks.

 

Flies jump backwards when they take off.

 

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