FACTS OF THE DAY

November 13th 2017

With Poland’s birth rate the second lowest in Europe, the Polish government is encouraging people to have more children by releasing a video about rabbits.

theguardian.com

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A Japanese company rents out actors to pose as people in its clients’ personal lives - including their best friend, spouse, parents or mourner at their funeral.

theatlantic.com

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A jury in Alabama has awarded a 59-year-old Army veteran $7.5 million after he fell and shattered his hip attempting to buy a watermelon in Walmart.

washingtonpost.com

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Rhino horn is worth more than its weight in gold or heroin.

telegraph.co.uk

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A man in South Africa is farming rhinos and painlessly sawing off their horns for sale, in order to try to save the species. (The horns grow back.)

telegraph.co.uk

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Coconut crabs grow as big as dogs and open coconuts with claws nearly as strong as a lion’s jaws. It’s now been shown they also climb trees and hunt birds.

washingtonpost.com

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