Do hippos sweat red?

Do hippos sweat red?

The really clever thing about hippos is that they produce their own sunscreen, in the form of a sticky reddish sweat. It has told Nature magazine the oily secretion is made up of two unstable pigments – one red, the other orange.

How many actors have played the role of Walt Disney in a feature film?

Just one. While Disney has been portrayed in novels and in one made-for-tv-movie, Tom Hanks remains the only person to ever portray Walt Disney in a film on the big screen in 2013’s, Saving Mr. Banks.

Do yellow jackets die after they sting you?

Yellow jackets are more aggressive than other stinging insects such as wasps, hornets, mud daubers or bees. Yellowjackets can sting and bite. Since they don’t lose their stinger, they can sting numerous times, and will do so unprovoked.

Why is Santa Claus called Santa Claus?

The American version of St. Nicholas, or Santa Claus originally came from the Dutch version called Sint Nikolaas or Sinterklaas. The Dutch settlers in New Amsterdam (New York) brought this fun and lively tradition (some even say cult) to America. Eight flying reindeer, later joined by Rudolph the red nosed reindeer.

Who directed Raiders of the Lost Ark?

Raiders of the Lost Ark (later marketed as Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark) is a 1981 American adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg.

Who helped us in the Revolutionary War?

In the American Revolutionary War (1775–1783), France fought alongside the United States, against Britain, in 1778. French money, munitions, soldiers and naval forces proved essential to America’s victory over the Crown, but France gained little except large debts.

How many minutes are there in a year?

A common year is 365 days = 8760 hours = 525600 minutes = 31536000 seconds. A leap year is 366 days = 8784 hours = 527040 minutes = 31622400 seconds.

How many gallons of water does an average household use per day?

If your family’s water usage is more than that amount, you need to look at your water-use habits. An average usage is 50 gallons/day/person. An average usage for a family of four for a 30-day billing period would be 6,000 gallons or 8 ccf. Teens tend to stay in the shower longer.