The African bush elephant only sleeps for two hours per day.
Sudan has more than 200 pyramids, more than the number of pyramids found in Egypt.
There is a glacier called "Blood Falls" in Antarctica that regularly pours out red liquid, making it look like the ice is bleeding.
The Dutch village of Giethoorn has no roads; its buildings are connected entirely by canals and footbridges.
The northern leopard frog swallows its prey using its eyes it uses them to help push food down its throat by retracting them into its head.
Lurch, A Watusi Bull, had the largest horns in the world.
The entrance door at 10 Downing Street (the residence of the UK Prime Minister) can only be opened from the inside.
The first living creatures to fly in space and come back alive were fruit flies. They were sent up in a modified trophy Nazi V2 rocket in 1947