Shakespeare invented the word 'assassination' and 'bump'. · Stewardesses is the longest word typed with only the left hand. · The ant always falls over on its right side when intoxicated. · The electric chair was invented by a dentist. · The human heart creates enough pressure when it pumps out to the body to Squirt blood 30 feet. · Wearing headphones for just an hour will increase the bacteria in your ear By 700 times. · Ants don't sleep. · Owls have eyeballs that are tubular in shape, because of this, they cannot move their eyes. · A bird requires more food in proportion to its size than a baby or a cat. · The mouse is the most common mammal in the US. · A newborn kangaroo is about 1 inch in length. · A cow gives nearly 200,000 glasses of milk in her lifetime. · The Canary Islands were not named for a bird called a canary. They were named after a breed of large dogs. The Latin name was Canariae insulae - "Island of Dogs." · There are 701 types of pure breed dogs. · A polecat is not a cat. It is a nocturnal European weasel. · The animal responsible for the most human deaths world-wide is the mosquito. · The biggest pig in recorded history was Big Boy of Black Mountain, North Carolina, who was weighed at 1,904 pounds in 1939. · Cats respond most readily to names that end in an "ee" sound. · A cat cannot see directly under its nose. This is why the cat cannot seem to find tidbits on the floor. · Pigs, walruses and light-colored horses can be sunburned. · Snakes are immune to their own poison. · An iguana can stay under water for 28 minutes. · Cats have more than one hundred vocal sounds, while dogs only have about ten. · The biggest member of the cat family is the male lion, which weighs 528 pounds (240 kilograms). · Most lipstick contains fish scales. · Rats multiply so quickly that in 18 months, two rats could have over a million descendants. · Each day in the US, animal shelters are forced to destroy 30,000 dogs and cats. · A shrimp's heart is in their head. · A pregnant goldfish is called a twit. · A cockroach will live nine days without its head, before it starves to death. · The cat lover is an ailurophile, while a cat hater is an ailurophobe. · A woodpecker can peck twenty times a second. · It may take longer than two days for a chick to break out of its shell. · Dragonflies are one of the fastest insects, flying 50 to 60 mph. · Despite man's fear and hatred of the wolf, it has not ever been proved that a non-rabid wolf ever attacked a human. · There are more than 100 million dogs and cats in the United States. · Americans spend more than 5.4 billion dollars on their pets each year. · Cat's urine glows under a black light . · The largest cockroach on record is one measured at 3.81 inches in length. · It is estimated that a single toad may catch and eat as many as 10,000 insects in the course of a summer. · Amphibians eyes come in a variety shapes and sizes. Some even have square or heart-shaped pupils. · It would require an average of 18 hummingbirds to weigh in at 1 ounce. · Dogs that do not tolerate small children well are the St. Bernard, the Old English sheep dog, the Alaskan malamute, the bull terrier, and the toy poodle. · Moles are able to tunnel through 300 feet of earth in a day. · Howler monkeys are the noisiest land animals. Their calls can be heard over 2 miles away. · A quarter of the horses in the US died of a vast virus epidemic in 1872. · The fastest bird is the Spine-tailed swift, clocked at speeds of up to 220 miles per hour. . There is no single cat called the panther. The name is commonly applied to the leopard, but it is also used to refer to the puma and the jaguar. A black panther is really a black leopard. A capon is a castrated rooster. · The world's largest rodent is the Capybara. An Amazon water hog that looks like a guinea pig, it can weigh more than 100 pounds. · The poison-arrow frog has enough poison to kill about 2,200 people. · The hummingbird, the loon, the swift, the kingfisher, and the grebe are all birds that cannot walk. · The poisonous copperhead snake smells like fresh cut cucumbers. · A chameleon's tongue is twice the length of its body. · Worker ants may live seven years and the queen may live as long as 15 years. · The blood of mammals is red, the blood of insects is yellow, and the blood of lobsters is blue. · Cheetahs make a chirping sound that is much like a bird's chirp or a dog's yelp. The sound is so an intense, it can be heard a mile away. · The underside of a horse's hoof is called a frog. The frog peels off several times a year with new growth. · The bloodhound is the only animal whose evidence is admissible in an American court. 98% of brown bears in the United States are in Alaska. · Before air conditioning was invented, white cotton slipcovers were put on furniture to keep the air cool. · The Barbie doll has more than 80 careers. · To make one pound of whole milk cheese, 10 pounds of whole milk is needed. · 99% of pumpkins that are sold for decoration. · Every 30 seconds a house fire doubles in size. · The month of December is the most popular month for weddings in the Philippines. · A one ounce milk chocolate bar has 6 mg of caffeine. · Carbon monoxide can kill a person in less than 15 minutes. · The largest ever hailstone weighed over 1kg and fell in Bangladesh in 1986. · Ants can live up to 16 years. · In Belgium, there is a museum that is just for strawberries. · The sense of smell of an ant is just as good as a dog's. · Popped popcorn should be stored in the freezer or refrigerator as this way it can stay crunchy for up to three weeks. · Coca-Cola was originally green.