Which bird has the largest wingspan?

Which bird has the largest wingspan?

The wandering albatross has the largest wingspan of any living bird, typically ranging from 2.51 to 3.5 m (8 ft 3 in to 11 ft 6 in), with a mean span of 3.1 m (10 ft 2 in) in the Bird Island, South Georgia colony and an average of exactly 3 m (9 ft 10 in) in 123 birds measured off the coast of Malabar, New South Wales.

Can a shark swim backwards?

Unlike fish, sharks cannot stop suddenly or swim backwards. A shark’s pectoral fins cannot bend upwards like a fish, limiting its swimming ability to forward motion. If a shark needs to move backwards, it uses gravity to fall, not swim backwards.

Is a contraction one word or two?

A. Contracted words count as the number of words they would be if they were not contracted. For example, isn’t, didn’t, I’m, I’ll are counted as two words (replacing is not, did not, I am, I will). Where the contraction replaces one word (e.g. can’t for cannot ), it is counted as one word.

How much are truffles per pound?

They are strong in taste, flavour and aroma. These are the rarest of the rare, a true gourmet delicacy. At the Mushroom Shop we stock white truffles usually mid-december, but they come at a price. White truffles retail anywhere between $10,000 – $15,000 per kilo in recent seasons, so they are not for the feint-hearted.

What are Taylor Swift’s fans called?

Taylor Swift fans refer to themselves as Swifties, a cute play on the singer’s last name. While some celebs like to bestow the nickname upon their fans, it looks as if the Swifties of the world came up with this one all on their own.

What do Americans think HTML means?

According to a 2014 study, 1 in 9 Americans––exactly 11% of the population––think HTML, is actually a disease.

What are bones made up of?

Bone is made mostly of collagen, a protein that is woven into a flexible framework. Bone also contains calcium phosphate and calcium carbonate, minerals that add strength and harden the framework. The combination of calcium and collagen gives the bone its strength and flexibility.

How many miles do you put on a car in a year?

Annual mileage is going to be different for everyone. Granny Smith may only put 3,000 miles a year on her Buick driving to and from church, but a traveling businessperson could easily rack up 30,000 miles in a year. 2004 U.S. Census data lists passenger cars as traveling an average of 12,500 miles per year.