135 Amazing Facts for People Who Like Amazing Facts

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25. An estimated 1 million dogs in the U.S. have been named primary beneficiary in their owners’ wills.

A beagle. / Jamie McCarthy/GettyImages

Leaving a pet money in a will can get a bit legally complicated.

26. At Petrified Forest National Park, visitors sometimes break the rules (and the law) by taking rocks home with them.

According to rangers, they often end up returning the stolen goods in the mail—along with an apology note.

27. The Russian team showed up 12 days late to the 1908 Olympics in London.

They were using the Julian calendar instead of the Gregorian calendar.