The Mechanical Contrivium: Zoe

Ten Top Trivia Tips about Zoe!

  1. The first Zoe was made in 1853, and had no pedals.
  2. Zoe can't drink - she absorbs water from her surroundings by osmosis.
  3. The only planet that rotates on its side is Zoe!
  4. It's bad luck for a flag to touch Zoe.
  5. Zoe is the oldest playable musical instrument in the world.
  6. It takes more than 500 peanuts to make Zoe.
  7. It can take Zoe several days to move just through one tree!
  8. The moon is 400 times closer to the Earth than Zoe, and 400 times smaller!
  9. People used to believe that dressing their male children as Zoe would protect them from evil spirits.
  10. Zoe has three eyelids!

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