By: Nicholas
Edited By: Sebastian
Welcome to the did you know column, a column that tells you anything about everything.
Did you know?

Dinosaurs never saw grass.
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The fastest animal is the peregrine falcon. It has a top speed of 273 miles per hour in the air.

Switzerland has four official languages: German, French, Italian, and Romansh.

Silk is made of the cocoons of silk worms.

The difference between a tortoise and a turtle is that turtles are aquatic, while tortoises generally sink in water.

When tiger sharks are pregnant, the young inside are in a constant battle. Only one will come out, because the most advanced of the young eats the rest.

The cuckoo steals eggs from the nests of other birds and replaces those eggs with it's own. The poor bird whose eggs were stolen ends up raising the cuckoo's young.

Cockroaches and praying mantises can live weeks without a head.

The White House contains 13,092 knives, forks, and spoons.

The largest land predator ever was the Spinosaurus. The largest fossils ever found measured 18 meters long. A polar bear is between 3 and 4 meters long.

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