Are quokkas really smiling?-Flash of Culture™

Are quokkas really smiling?

I wanted to believe that quokkas were joyful little Aussie animals living on their small island smiling all-day and happy to take selfies with the visitors, but it turns out it's not the case. They have protruding teeth that make them look like they're smiling 😄⠀
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What do you call a group of emus?-Flash of Culture™

What do you call a group of emus?

A group of emus is called a mob. This is also the same name for a group of kangaroos. 🐦 🦘
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How fast can emus run?-Flash of Culture™

How fast can emus run?

It may surprise you to learn that emus are large flightless birds and their wings are used for them to balance when they run at high speeds. An emu can run as fast as 45kmph (28mph)!
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What kind of music do kangaroos listen to?-Flash of Culture™

What kind of music do kangaroos listen to?

What kind of music do kangaroos listen to? 🦘

Hip hop of course!

Try not to smile when you look at this hip hop loving kangaroo 🤣 😎⠀

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What do you call a group of penguins?

What do you call a group of penguins?

It's time for a fact that I'm sure you've never ever wondered about, but once you know it, your brain will be a little bit happier for it 😁 A group of penguins in the water is called a 'raft', but a group of penguins on land is called a 'waddle'. 🐧 You have to appreciate that the linguists who make these things up have taken the logical path, but what happens when the group of penguins is jumping into the water, and some of them are half in the water and half out??? 🤔
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What do you call a baby echidna?

What do you call a baby echidna?

I love this fun fact... The baby echidna is called a puggle! I’m pretty sure I wouldn’t want to have a snuggle with a puggle, would you??? 🤣
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What's the collective noun for a group of kookaburras?

What do you call a group of kookaburras?

Did you know that the collective noun for kookaburras is a flock or riot? I couldn't think of a better name, some afternoons in our neighbourhood our local kookaburras are so loud they definitely sound like they're having a riot. 😁
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Were French Poodles hunting dogs?

Were French Poodles hunting dogs?

These days poodles 🐩are considered a pretty posh dog but did you know they were originally hunting dogs? And that fancy haircut that they're so famous for was actually a practical choice that made them better hunters. With the bottom half of their body shaved, the poodle was more buoyant and could swim more freely. The long mane and hair around the chest were left intact to keep their vital organs warm in the cold water, and owners also kept the hair around the joints to protect them from the cold and injury.⠀🐩🦴🇫🇷
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Yellow-Eyed Penguin fun fact

How deep can penguins dive?

Not only are the Yellow-Eyed Penguin cute, they pretty good divers too! They eat small fish along the seafloor, diving depths of between 40-160 metres on trips that can last from several hours up to a full day 🐧 😲
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Why do kookaburras laugh?

Why do kookaburras laugh?

At twilight, kookaburras make loud, long calls that sound like laughter to let all know the boundaries of their territory. Now we know why they’re laughing so much. Here I was thinking that they were just really happy birds! 🦉😀
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Great White Shark quote

How big can a Great White Shark grow?

Did you know the great white shark averages 4.5m (15ft) in length, but some have been recorded as large as 6m (20ft) long 🦈 😱
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Kangaroos and emus can not walk backwards

Can kangaroos walk backwards?

Did you know that neither the emu nor the kangaroo can walk backwards? The kangaroo has a big tail in the way and the emu only has three toes.
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