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Chit chat for chai

 

Karishma brings you seven things you could really do without, but are better off knowing.

Her warning: You may not like what you find. And you may not believe what is in fact, fact.

But share them with your children. Step into someone else’s shoes. Imagine.

‘The seaweed is always greener, in somebody else’s lake.’ — Sebastian, The Little Mermaid

 

Frogs never drink water. They absorb it from their surroundings by the process of osmosis.

Water-based mammals like dolphins and whales swish their tails up and down. Only fish move them sideways.

The common goldfish is the only animal that can see both infrared and ultraviolet light.

Electric eels can reach up to 2 meters in length, and the larger specimens can generate up to 500 volts of electricity.

Sea sponges have no head, mouth, eyes, feelers, bones, heart, lungs or brain – and yet they are alive.

Octopuses swim by shooting water out behind them–just like letting a balloon go that is filled up with air.

Seahorses have a single mate for life. Apparently they come out each morning, dance, change their color, twirl around with linked tails, and then separate for the rest of the day.

 

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