The insect diet


Two billion people on Earth eat insects as part of their regular diet.

Cats in Egypt


All cats were considered sacred in ancient Egypt. If you killed a cat, you could be sentenced to death.

Where camels originated from


Camels originated in North America, but became extinct on the continent 10,000 years ago.

Butterfly trivia

Glass-winged butterfly

Butterflies taste with their feet.

Gemsbok (free wallpaper)

Gemsbok (Oryx)
During the afternoon it was so hot at the bottom of the dune that the oryx (gemsbok) ran to the top of the dune to cool down. When it got to the top, the oryx stopped and posed long enough for me to capture this shot. Location: Sossusvlei, Namibia. (Photograph: Bo Fu)

Courtesy of National Geographic, this magnificent photo by Bo Fu is now available free to download from Trivia SA.

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