Random Fact Sheet #135 – Can You Handle These 35 Amazing Facts?

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Manatees were removed from the endangered species list in 2017 after being on the list for 50 years.

27. In 1986, racing legend Dale Earnhardt Sr. steered his car with his knee while sitting out of his window to clean his windshield in the middle of a race in Richmond.

28. The International Astronomical Union names all mountains on Saturn's moon Titan after mountains and characters from J. R. R. Tolkien's works.

29. The cast of the 1910 version of 'The Wonderful Wizard of Oz' remains unknown because the credits to the film are lost and the identity of the director and actors are disputed.

30. The set of the original Addams Family was rather colorful as the hues didn't matter as much as saturation and contrast for Black and White.

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Billy Joel got the idea for 'We Didn't Start The Fire' after he met a 21-year-old who said: "It's a terrible time to be 21", "Yeah, I remember when I was 21, I thought it was an awful time", "But it's different for you. You were a kid in the 50's and everybody knows nothing happened in the 50's."

32. Josef Mengele once shot a woman and her child for scratching a SS member’s face. He then ordered the entire transport of Jews to be gassed, saying “Away with this sh*t.”

33. In 1987, a Chilean flamingo escaped from the Salt Lake City's aviary and lived the next 18 years in the wild by the Great Salt Lake. It was nicknamed Pink Floyd. It ate brine shrimp and socialized with gulls and swans.

34. In June 1995, CIA took an aerial photo in Bosnia. It showed thousands of men and boys held captive near Srebrenica in Bosnia. A few days later they took a photo of the same area, but this time it showed mass graves.

35. A rat king typically occurs when young rats living close to each other get their tails entangled and encrusted with dirt. This knot then tightens when they pull away from the group. Being trapped, they cannot feed themselves and eventually die. The largest rat king found comprised of 32 individual rats.

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