The world’s oldest-growing tree is a bristlecone pine named “Prometheus”.
The world’s tallest-growing tree is the coast redwood (Sequoia sempervirens),which grows along the Pacific Coast of the United States, mainly in California.
Moonflowers unfurl in the evening and stay open until the sun rises. Several varieties of moonflower also give off a lemon fragrance when its flowers are open.
Ants use pedometers to find their way home.
Acorns from an oak tree are actually a fruit.
Catnip is a natural cockroach repellent.
During a mating bout, lions have sex 20 to 40 times a day for a couple of days.
The fish known as “Halichoeres bivittatus” is known in common English as “slippery dick”.
Gray squirrels gather and store nuts for the winter, but often forget where they buried them.