10 Surprising Facts That Seem Incorrect but Are True

Bats Are Not Blind

Contrary to popular belief, bats are not blind. They use echolocation to navigate, and many species have excellent vision.

Bananas Are Berries

Did you know that bananas are classified as berries? It's true! Botanically speaking, they fit the criteria of a berry

A Day on Venus Is Longer Than a Year

Venus rotates so slowly that a day on the planet is longer than its year. It takes 243 Earth days to complete one rotation.

Octopuses Have Three Hearts

Octopuses are incredible creatures with three hearts: two pump blood to the gills, and one to the rest of the body.

Honey Never Spoils

Honey found in ancient Egyptian tombs is still perfectly edible today. It has an eternal shelf life.

The Largest Desert Isn't Sandy

The Sahara Desert isn't the world's largest; that title goes to Antarctica, which is covered in ice and snow.

Cows Have Best Friends

Cows are social animals and can form strong bonds with other cows, often displaying a preference for certain companions.

A Group of Flamingos Is Called a Flamboyance

When a flock of flamingos gathers, it's known as a flamboyance. These birds are truly flamboyant in both name and appearance.

Wombat Poop Is Cubic

Wombats have square-shaped feces, a unique adaptation that helps their droppings stay in place and mark territory.

The Eiffel Tower Can Be Taller in the Summer

The Eiffel Tower can grow up to 6 inches taller during hot summer days as its iron structure expands.

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