The name ferret comes from the Latin ‘furittus’ meaning ‘little thief’.
Blue Crane, also known as Paradise Cranes, are the national bird of South Africa.
Giraffes have the same amount of bones in their necks as humans.
I had to shell out 20 bucks!… Cowrie shells and deer skins were used as currency, leading to modern slang for money
Paper money was first developed by the Chinese using stag skins, bark or parchment with an imperial seal. It caught on in Europe in the 1700s
Porcupines kill more lions than any other animal
MKV, as in the audio/video container format, are also known as Matroska Video files. Matroska coming from the Russian word ‘matryoshka’, meaning ‘nesting dolls’.
Lemurs are ‘Prosimians’, which means ‘Before the Monkeys’. They’re one of earth’s first primates.