The average candy cane boasts 60 calories; to burn those calories off, you need to walk for 16 minutes or bike for 8 minutes.
A native of Africa, the aardvark — or “earth pig” — uses its long and sticky tongue to eat termites.
Big cats who can roar — like tigers, lions, leopards and jaguars — cannot purr. The ability to roar or purr is due to differences in the anatomy of the cats’ voice boxes.
Alaska boasts 17 of the 20 highest peaks in the United States, including Denali, or Mount McKinley, the highest point in North America at 20,320 feet.