Your heart can keep beating even if it is separated from the body because it has its own electrical impulse.
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Nazis built fake airfields to fool their enemies. The British found out and dropped fake bombs on it!
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Since 1945 all British tanks have come equipped with tea making facilities.
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Elephant females can have babies until they are about 50 years old.
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A zebra's stripy coat disperses more than 70% of the incoming heat, preventing the animal from overheating in the African sun.
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During chillier seasons, worker bees can live for nine months. But in the summer, they rarely last longer than six weeks - they literally work themselves to death!
Wolves run on their toes, which helps them to stop and turn quickly and to prevent their paw pads from wearing down.
The Chollima, a mythical winged horse, is the national animal of North Korea.
The volume of blood pumped by the heart can vary over a wide range, from five to 30 liters per minute.
Buffalo are capable swimmers and often cross deep water in search of better grazing.