Friday, December 15, 2017

Interesting & Amazing Facts - 4

It was the Romans who made the first popsicle. They took some ice and added flavour to it and then licked it. What a great idea! Yummy !

The Sumerians, who lived in the Middle East, invented the wheel in about 3450 BC.

The Sumerians also invented writing.

Did you know it was the Chinese who made the first wheelbarrow?

Did you know the largest fish ever caught was the Whale Shark? It was 59ft long. These fish can weigh up to 15 tons.

Did you know fishes cannot live in the Dead Sea because the water has too much salt in it

A parrotfish makes its own sleeping bag to sleep in. It uses mucous (like spit) to make a see-through bag all around it's body to protect it from attack by other creatures in the ocean.

The blue whale is the largest animal on earth. The heart of a blue whale is as big as a car, and it's tongue is as long as an elephant.

The heaviest fish ever caught was the OCEAN SUNFISH. It weighed 4,928 lbs.

The pelican uses the funny looking pouch under its lower beak for catching fish. It does this by swooshing into the water and scooping up as many fish as possible.

Did you know pearls are found in oysters? The largest pearl ever found was 620 carats.

The swordtail is the fastest swimmer of all the fish

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