Alaska is so big you could fit 75 New Jerseys in it.
India is the world's largest democracy, with 1.38 billion people.
The Hoopoe is the national bird of Israel.
The Bengal Tiger is the national animal of India.
The U.S. purchased Alaska from Russia for just US$7.2 million in 1867.
The African continent has a land area of 30.37 million sq km (11.7 million sq mi).
1.2 million women have an abortion in the U.S. every year.
Shock, sadness, fear, anger: The 9/11 attacks inflicted a devastating emotional toll on Americans.
The 1833 discovery by a German zoologist that warm-blooded animals closer to the equator tend to be darker applies to plants, too.
People pay thousands of dollars to hunt Zebras and other African wildlife on large ranches in Texas.
The Gallic rooster is the national animal of France.
Grizzly bears have a bite-force of over 8,000,000 pascals, enough to crush a bowling ball.
Humans can beat almost all animals in long-distance running.
Over 16,000 religious festivals across Spain are said to involve animal cruelty. About 60,000 animals die every year on them.
The Cuban trogon or tocororo (Priotelus temnurus) is a species of bird in the family Trogonidae. It is endemic to Cuba, where it is also the national bird.
Cats are believed to be responsible for the extinction of several species of animals.