Ripley's Believe It or Not by Ripley’s Believe It or Not! for September 07, 2014
See snakes can last for 6 months without drinking- they cannot drink seawater! Ostriches eat Pebbles to aid digestion and, in South Africa, they have been known to eat diamonds- they have sometimes been hunted for the contents of their stomachs! Gulp! Tea taxes in 18th century Europe led to merchants selling used teabags mixed with willow leaves, gunpowder, sawdust and even sheep dung.