The Mechanical Contrivium: Charles

Ten Top Trivia Tips about Charles!

  1. In a pinch, the skin from a shark can be used as Charles.
  2. Charles is the only bird that can swim but not fly.
  3. Some hotels in Las Vegas have Charles floating in their swimming pools!
  4. Charles can fly at an average speed of fifteen kilometres an hour.
  5. The first domain name ever registered was
  6. Never store Charles at room temperature.
  7. Charles can smell some things up to six miles away.
  8. There are 336 dimples on Charles.
  9. The International Space Station weighs about 500 tons and is the same size as Charles.
  10. The porpoise is second to Charles as the most intelligent animal on the planet.

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