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Shane Carley

True Facts That Sound Like Bull$#*t: Nature: 500 Wild Facts from the Zaniest Corners of the World

True Facts That Sound Like Bull$#*t: Nature: 500 Wild Facts from the Zaniest Corners of the World

By: Shane Carley , Rebecca Pry
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Get ready to be bamboozled by nature’s most bizarre, hilarious, and utterly astonishing secrets that will make you say, "Bull$#*t!"

Say hello to the astonishing natural world with this mind-boggling collection of downright unbelievable facts that will have you doing double-takes at every turn. This captivating compendium is your ticket to exploring the wackiest secrets Mother Nature has up her sleeve. From the outrageous mating rituals of exotic creatures to the perplexing phenomena of Earth's wildest landscapes, True Facts That Sound Like Bull$#*t: Nature covers a vast array of topics that will leave you questioning everything you thought you knew about our planet. Each fact has been researched and verified, ensuring that even the most skeptical readers will be left in awe. Perfect for trivia buffs, nature enthusiasts, and anyone who loves a good laugh, this engaging and entertaining book is an incredible addition to your library.

Inside you’ll find facts like:

  • The world’s largest living organism is a mushroom that covers over 2,200 acres in Oregon.
  • A single mature oak tree can drop up to 200,000 leaves in the fall.
  • As a defense mechanism, some sea cucumbers expel their internal organs along with a toxic substance to deter predators. They can regenerate the lost organs within a few weeks.
  • The tongue of a blue whale can weigh as much as an elephant.
  • Vultures have stomach acid so strong that it can dissolve metal and kill harmful bacteria found in their carrion meals.

Buckle up and prepare for a wild ride through the most fascinating, outlandish, and utterly mind-blowing corners of the natural world. You'll never look at nature the same way again!

 

  • Contributor(s): Shane Carley , Rebecca Pry
  • About the Contributor(s):

    Shane Carleywas born in New Hampshire, and, after almost a decade in Washington, DC, he has triumphantly returned to the beautiful Granite State. A longtime aficionado of all types of alcohol, Shane jumped at the opportunity to launch a series of cocktail companion books. His love of the written word transcends formal publication, and he currently works as a content developer for award-winning PR agency Matter Communications. Shane is a science fiction enthusiast who hopes someday to make the jump into fiction writing. He once met Warren Ellis and it was the greatest moment of his life.

  • ISBN-13 9781400341474
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 240
  • Dimensions: 7.0(h) x 5.0(w) inches
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