Egypt is one of the oldest countries in the world that still exists today, with its history tracing back to around 3150 BC, when Upper and Lower Egypt were unified into one kingdom. That’s over 5,000 years ago!
The mystics, mysteries, and men have fascinated us to such an extent that the stories of ancient Egypt have survived thousands of years.
The Ancient Greeks were responsible for inventions such as the alarm clock, screws, gears, democracy and more!
The mixture of fresh water and salty sea water, found where rivers flow into the ocean, is called brackish water.
The word ‘Antarctica’ is derived from the Greek word ‘Antarkike’. It means ‘opposite to the north’ or ‘opposite to the Arctic.’
Deserts cover nearly 21 million square miles of our planet, which is around 33%!
The name Velociraptor comes comes from two Latin words, meaning “speed” and “robber”.
It was once believed that the Stegosaurus had two brains, one in it’s head and one in it’s butt! This has since been debunked.
Despite common beliefs, there were no marine dinosaurs, but there were huge marine reptiles.
The shape of a hammerhead shark’s mallet like head also allows them to scan wider areas of the ocean floor in search of prey, acting almost like a radar.
Did you know that the markings on a whale shark are unique to each individual, just like our fingerprints?
The Great White Shark’s light grey upper body and all white lower half is known as ‘counter shading’, and helps when hiding from prey.