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Saturday, March 27, 2021

Fun Facts of the day

Earth is not as round as you thought.

Or at least, it's not a perfect sphere. As NASA explains, "because of the force caused when Earth rotates, the North and South Poles are slightly flat. Earth's rotation, wobbly motion, and other forces are making the planet change shape very slowly, but it is still round."

Hippos produce their own sunblock.

Hippos can work on their tans without having to worry about getting burned since their skin naturally secretes an oily red substance that acts as a moisturizer and sunblock, according to an article published in the journal Nature. And according to the San Diego Zoo, the red color sometimes makes onlookers believe they're sweating blood


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