Did You Know? Nonogram edition

Have downloaded a nonogram app and it gives you a fact with each picture.

Naturally this must become a poll thread. Chat welcome

Polls in this thread are specifically for facts told to me by my nonogram app. Please respect that.

The chance of finding a four leaf clover is 1 in 5,000

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There is a mushroom that tastes like fried chicken. It’s called Chicken of the Woods.

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There appears to be a connection between traditional characterisations of Capricorn as a sea goat and the Sumerian god of wisdom and waters, Enki, who also had the head and upper body of a goat and the lower body and tail of a fish.

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The “hog” part [of “hedgehog”] comes from the small snorting grunting sound they make which is similar to a pig.

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Any snail shorter than 0.2 inches officially qualifies as a microgastropod

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When hunting, dolphins produce bubbles to herd their prey to the surface.

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It [Christ the Redeemer statue] was first made in France by French sculptor Paul Landowski who created the statue in clay pieces. These were then shipped to Brazil to be remade with reinforced concrete."

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A popular myth is that the Great Wall of China can be seen from space with the naked eye. Unfortunately, a high tech lens is required.

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Also called “Kallu”, palm wine is a common alcoholic spirit in regions of Asia and Africa. It can be created from coconut palms, date palms and other species

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Strawberry is not a berry at all. A strawberry is actually a multiple fruit which consists of many tiny individual fruits embedded in a fleshy receptacle

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On average, pandas poo 40 times a day

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The leaf chameleon grows to just 0.5 inches and can sit comfortably on the head of a match

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pooing twice an hour even when you’re asleep is some effort

Vanilla is extracted from the pod of the Vanilla planifolia, which is a species of orchid

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Sunflowers are used to clean up radiation

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Stingray venom was used as anaesthetic in ancient Greece.

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Herodotus wrote in 440 BC that when a pet cat died in ancient Egyptian times the family members would shave off their eyebrows in mourning.

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More people are born on September 16th than any other day of the year

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I guess maybe it makes sense due to how much Christmas/New Year is celebrated around the world, followed by a dismal month of no money, leading to an increased amount of sexy times approximately 9 months ahead of 16th Sept.

Am fascinated by all the ‘I don’t think that’s right’ responses but a lack of digging into the suggested fact in this thread.