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Lemon trees bloom and produce lemons all year.  They produce around 500 pounds of lemons a year.

Water has three states, liquid, solid and gas.

70% of Earth is covered in water.

Your nose and ears continue growing throughout your entire life.

The highest snowfall ever recorded in a one year period was 31.1 meters (1224 inches) in Mount Rainier, Washington State, United States in the winter of 1971 and 1972.

The USA averages 1200 tornadoes a year. This is in an area in central USA called “Tornado Alley” which is frequently hit by tornadoes.

The only planet that rotates on its side like a barrel is Uranus.

The only planet that spins backwards is Venus.

Rats breed so quickly that in just 18 months, 2 rats could create over 1 million relatives.

When cats are happy they squeeze their eyes shut.

Elephants are the only animal to have four knees.

Some Chinese people believe that swinging your arms will relieve headaches.

Cheetahs are able to run up to 70 miles per hour.

Antarctica is the only continent without reptiles or snakes. 


In the Caribbean there are oysters that can climb trees.

They have square watermelons in Japan - they stack better.

A mole can dig a tunnel 300 feet long in just one night.

A jellyfish is 95 percent water. 


The State of Florida is bigger than England.

Slugs have 4 noses.

There are between 5,000 and 7,000 tigers kept as pets in the United States.

Some dogs can predict when a child will have an epileptic seizure, and even protect the child from injury. They're not trained to do this, they simply learn to respond after observing at least one attack.

Ask Dr. Susan