Water: did you knows

  1. The Dead Sea is actually an inland lake
  2. There are no rivers in Saudi Arabia
  3. The water in the Dead Sea is so salty that its easier to float than sink
  4. Armadillos can walk underwater
  5. Dolphins can hear underwater sounds from 24km (15miles) away
  6. Porcupines float in water
  7. he typical wave height from Pacific tsunami is between 6 – 9 metres
  8. A rat can tread water for 3 days
  9. Bottle nosed whales can dive to a depth of 915 metres (3,000feet) in 2 minutes
  10. Snakes can't bite in rivers or swamps (they would drown otherwise)
  11. Gorillas can't swim
  12. Canada has more lakes than any other country
  13. Rain contains vitamin B12
  14. Your blood is 6 times thicker than water
  15. Camels can drink 94 litres (25 gallons) of water in less than 3 minutes
  16. Cabbage is 91% water
  17. The first drug that was sold as a water soluble tablet was aspirin in 1900
  18. 8.5 million tons of water evaporates from the Dead Sea every day
  19. The primary reason for growing rice in flooded paddies is to drown the weeds surrounding the young seedlings (rice can grow in well drained areas)
  20. Dolphin's can detect underwater sounds from 24 km (15 miles) away


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