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Over half of public swimming pools in the U.S have fecal matter.
3 Olympic swimming pools can hold all the gold ever mined in the world.
The world’s largest swimming pool is so big (66M gallons) you can even sail boats on it.
A natural predator of the Moose is the Killer Whale. They have been known to prey on moose swimming around America’s Northwest Coast.
No one has ever seen a giraffe swimming.
The world’s largest swimming pool is in Chile. It’s 1,013 m (3,323 ft) long and contains some 250 million litres (66 million US gallons) of seawater.
At the age of 11, Benjamin Franklin invented a pair of swim fins. He was later recognized by his induction into the International Swimming Hall of Fame.
There is a secret swimming pool in the Mojave Desert that anyone who finds it can use.
The chlorine in swimming pools isn’t what causes red eyes. It is the chlorine binding to the bacteria in the water.
Jellyfish are the ocean’s most efficient swimmers, consuming 48% less oxygen than any other swimming animal.
Children in the war-torn city of Aleppo, Syria, have been seen using a bomb crater as a makeshift swimming pool.
Past Olympics have included solo synchronised swimming, pigeon shooting, tug of war, dueling with pistols, and motorboating.
A resting manatee can stay submerged for 15 minutes, but must surface every 3-4 minutes while swimming.
Inside Singapore’s Changi Airport there’s a butterfly garden, a rooftop swimming pool and a free 24-hour cinema.
There is enough water in American swimming pools to cover the whole city of San Francisco seven feet deep.
During your lifetime, you will produce enough saliva to fill two swimming pools.