Rocky Random Facts for 7/29

1.  There’s a species of Australian grasshopper that’s entirely made up of all-female clones.

2.  An adult white rhino can produce as much as 50 pounds of poop in one day.

3.  BET originally launched in 1980 as a two-hour block once a week on Nickelodeon.  They played music videos and reruns of classic Black sitcoms.  It spun off as its own network in 1983.

4.  The Disney movie “Tangled” cost as much to make as the entire “Lord of the Rings” trilogy:  $260 million.

5.  Melbourne, Australia was briefly called Batmania, since it was founded by a guy named John Batman.

(CBC / / Wikipedia / Wikipedia / Wikipedia)