How long is the okapi tongue?

How long is the okapi tongue?

Okapi slightly resembles to zebra because of the stripes, but it shares much more similarities with giraffe. It has long skull, large black eyes and very long, purplish tongue, just like giraffe. Okapi’s tongue is 18 inches long and it can reach both its eyes and ears.

When was the pager invented?

The early 1990s is considered as the maturity stage of pagers. By 1994, there are 64 million pager users all over the world, which is 20 times than ten years ago. On one hand, the competition in pager industry became intense.

What is the technical term for the ‘hashtag’ sign?

If you want to be super technical, the real term is octothorpe. In terms of etymology, the ”octo-“ refers to “eight,” which is in reference to the points on the symbol. However, where “-thorpe” stems from is still up for debate. Some believe it was named after Olympian Jim Thorpe. Others do not agree and argue that it was just a random suffix. 

When was the largest tornado?

The largest tornado in recorded history was Friday’s May 31, 2013 EF-5 tornado in El Reno, Oklahoma, the National Weather Service in Norman, Oklahoma announced on Tuesday. The EF-5 re-classification was based upon Doppler radar data taken by Oklahoma University’s mobile RaXPol radar.

What country is next to Tibet?

In this wonderfully clear map from Michael Buckley, we see the vast, high-altitude Tibetan Plateau, and the surrounding regions: India, Nepal, Bhutan, Burma, China and (not labeled) to the north, Xinjiang (East Turkestan).

Who are the browns named after?

There’s some debate about whether Cleveland’s professional football franchise was named after its first coach and general manager, Paul Brown, or after boxer Joe Louis, who was nicknamed the “Brown Bomber.” Team owner Mickey McBride conducted a fan contest in 1945 and the most popular submission was Browns.

How many steps does it take to get to the top of leaning tower of Pisa?

There are 269 steps to the top of the Leaning Tower of Pisa. As a point of reference, there are 1,792 steps to get to the top of the Eiffel Tower.

Who has the fastest mile run?

Hicham El Guerrouj is the current men’s record holder with his time of 3:43.13, while Svetlana Masterkova has the women’s record of 4:12.56. Since 1976, the mile is the only non-metric distance recognized by the IAAF for record purposes.