June 15, 2012Posted in: Bizarre
Yes, that is correct. You read the title correctly and this post is looking at 8 amazing facts about turds and poop.
Don’t ask us why but for some reason facts about anything toilet related always seem to gain a huge amount of interest so enjoy.
A turd stinks because the active bacterias produce that foul smelling compounds that are rich in sulphur and nitrogen.
Around 75% of a turd is water.
The longest turd ever recorded was 26 feet long. It was helped with a high fibre diet.
A turd contains both alive and dead bacterias.
An elephant produces 80 pounds of turd a day.
One of the most expensive coffee’s is called civet coffee and it is made from a civets’ turd. A civet is a small weasel like animal.
A turd that floats because it has an unusually high gas content.
During World War 2 the British made explosives that looked like a camel turd because they discovered that German tank drivers thought it was good luck to drive over camel dung.
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