Five Things You Need To Know: Five Fun Facts

March 19, 2020

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Five Things You Need To Know for Wednesday March 19th, 2020:

***In light of recent events, we're going to do more fun facts to lighten the mood!***

1.  Rowlf the Dog has played the most instruments of any Muppet in either their TV shows or their movies.  He's best known for being behind the piano, but he's played nine other instruments too.

2.  There's a knockoff version of Viagra sold in India called Erecto.  And it's legal, since under Indian law drug formulas can't be patented.

3.  Catfish have the best sense of taste of any animal . . . they have more than 100,000 taste buds all over their bodies.  Humans have about 10,000 taste buds, and they're all on our tongue.  Chickens have the fewest, with just 24.

4. The apples that we buy in supermarkets are harvested between 5 and 12 months before they get to the supermarket. For the rest of the time, they are stored in special fridges with low levels of oxygen to prevent decay.

5. It's The First Day of Spring!