Mollie's Adventures

Learning something new everyday

Algae forming

Fun fact of the day…

Sloths have grooved fur that allows algae to grow there, giving the animals a green tint that helps camouflage them in the forest. Plus, they can nibble on the algae for added “greens.” Yum!

http://www.sandiegozoo.org/animalbytes/t-two-toed_sloth.html

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More squirrels

Fun fact of the day…

Squirrels have four front teeth that never stop growing so they don’t wear down from the constant gnawing.

http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/mammals/squirrel/

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Hamster teeth

Fun fact of the day…

Hamster’s teeth never stop growing

http://www.petco.com/Content/ArticleList/Article/19/20/820/Basic-Grooming-and-Cleanliness.aspx

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Didn’t post yesterday… oops

Fun fact of the day…

Bull kelp can grow up to 60 cm in one day!

Source: Stubbs Whale Watching

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A beard second.

Fun fact of the day… 

A unit of measurement called “the beard-second” quantifies how long a man’s beard grows in one second.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_humorous_units_of_measurement#Beard-second

http://www.evolvingscientist.net/2011/11/better-know-your-unit-beard-second.html

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Money for mustaches…

Fun fact of the day…

Police in India get paid more if they grow mustaches.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/3392809.stm

 

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Slow as… nails?

Fingernails take about six months to grow from base to tip.

http://www.naildoctors.com/nail_info.htm

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