Did You Know?

Some fun outdoorsy facts since Earth Day is Friday, April 22!

Fact:  There are more than 30 species of mushroom that glow in the dark, thanks to a chemical reaction that produces a glowing light known as “foxfire.”

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Fact:  Trees are the longest-living organisms on Earth.

Fact:  You can determine the temperature outside by counting cricket chirps.

Fact:  85% of plant life is found in the ocean!

Fact:  The world’s deepest and longest canyon is not the Grand Canyon (Arizona, USA) but Yarlung Tsangpo Grande Canyon in the Himalayas.

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