There are roughly 1.5 billion bugs for every one person on the planet! They're more essential to most of our ecosystems than humans. The Indian/Western Taipan is the world's deadliest snake. Its bite contains enough venom to take out 100 adult humans in less than a half hour. Nearly one tenth of all men alive today in central Asia are descended from Mongolian Emperor Genghis Khan, who clearly got around. At movie theaters in Colombia, you can snack on fried ants instead of popcorn. The middle finger nail grows the fastest. When animals sleep through a cold period it's called hibernation, but when animals sleep through a hot period it's called estivation.