31. Herrings break wind to communicate and keep the school together.
which I like too 🙂
But I also like
9. Some pigeons follow roads and turn off at motorway junctions to navigate their way round.
and I learnt a new expression:
19. The collective noun for rhinos is “crash”.
Herrings move in schools and rhinos in crashes… Food for thought…
Now, this was the end of the year special issue, but the BBC has a weekly special, part of the magazine, entitled Ten things we didn’t know last week
Number 2 is really incredible:
2. Families run up more than £76m a year in unpaid bills because they are afraid to look inside envelopes to see how much they owe.
And number 9 is pretty frightening
9. There are 40 million rabbits in the UK.
Not in crashes or schools but in nests or buries.
Trust BBC news to teach you something every week!
Now if you want to learn more about crashes, schools, gaggles and such fun words, Trivia, Brainteasers & Fascinating Facts is for you.