White Tigers are not albino nor a sub-species of tiger but actually are Bengal tigers with a genetic defect that expresses a different colour. White tigers lack the pigment called pheomelanin, which is found in Bengal tigers with orange fur. wildcatsanctuary.org/the-…
Today I learned of Jean Mill, a cat breeder and conservationist who worked to protect the asian leopard cat, she disliked the fur trade so much that she successfully crossed an asian leopard with a domestic cat, creating the Bengal Cat breed, such that people can own cats with the same style of fur. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jea…
Today I learned about the Champawat Tiger. A bengal tigress responsible for 436 human deaths and terrorizing a large region in India. In 1907, she was shot and killed by hired big-game hunter Jim Corbett. The hunter deduced that her transition to easier human prey was due to broken teeth from a gun shot. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cha…
Today I learned of Battle of Plassey where Bengali army chief Mir Jafar betrayed the Nawab of Bengal after being promised he would be the new ruler. British victory in Plassey, where they annexed Bengal. allowed them to kick the French and the Dutch out of India and establish Company Rule in India and Myanmar. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bat…
Grizzly Adams, the man upon whose life they based the tv and movie series, had his career ended when he received severe back and spine injuries from a Bengal tiger he was attempting to train for his employers. He went on to be a cobbler. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joh…
India has the majority of the world's wild tigers, nearly 3,000 in 2019. The Bengal tiger serves as one of India's national animals. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ind…
Chris Henry (former Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver) represented the first case where an active player had died and was diagnosed with CTE. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chr…
Bengal famine of 1943 and that the 2 millions deaths are considered by historians to have been preventable. (This video gives a recap but more info is on wiki) youtube.com/watch?v=9hH0D…
From 1741 - 1751 Maratha empire attacked Bengal Subah six times resulted close to 400,000 people in Bengal and Bihar killed where most attack was plundering villages which considered to be among the deadliest massacres in Indian history. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mar…
An elephant destroyed a house in a remote village in Bengal and then turned to head back into the forest when a baby trapped under the rubble began crying. The elephant turned back and gently removed every last bit of debris covering the baby with their trunk. dailyedge.ie/elephant-sav…
India has an estimated 3,000 - 8,000 deaths from malnutrition-related causes each day, which equates to 1 - 3 million such deaths annually. This is roughly the same as the number of deaths from the infamous 1943 Bengal Famine. asianage.com/india/all-in…
Today I learned about Bengal famine of 1943 - 2.1 to 3 million people died of hunger out of 60 million. Historians say famine was man-made. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ben…
Due to Bengal famine in 1770 almost 10 million people died in Bengal in 4 years eliminating 1/3rd of the population. This led to huge reduction in land Revenues of the East India Company which then influenced British to pass Tea act to reduce its troubles which led to Boston Tea Party. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eas…
The deadliest cyclone ever recorded was the Bhola Cyclone that struck West Bengal and East Pakistan in 1970. The resulting storm surge is thought to have killed between 300,000 and 500,000 people. It was the most severe of seven cyclonic storms to impact the area during 1970. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/197…
In 2011, two Nepali men climbed Mount Everest and then proceeded to paraglide off of the summit, landing 35 km away. They then hiked and kayaked to the Bay of Bengal, winning the pair National Geographic Adventurers of the Year. xcmag.com/2013/05/60-year…
Somebody prank called Mohamed Sanu pretending to be Bengals owner Mike Brown, selecting him with the 27th pick in the 2012 draft. He and his family exploded in celebration, only to see Wisconsin OG Kevin Zeitler selected on TV. He was later drafted by the Bengals with the 83rd pick. nfl.com/news/story/09000d…
Today I learned of the Champawat Tiger, responsible for an estimated 436 deaths in India in the late 19th and early 20th century. The Bengal tigress is in the Guinness book of records. wikipedia.org/wiki/Champa…
, villagers working in jungle wear face mask behind their heads to save themselves from the Bengal Tigers. Tigers have been seen following people wearing the mask, but they have not attacked. By the contrast 29 people who were not wearing mask were killed in the span of 18months. nytimes.com/1989/09/05/sc…
During the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971, the USA sent the carrier battle group Task Force 74, led by the nuclear-powered USS Enterprise into the Bay of Bengal in an attempt to intimidate India. In response, the Soviet Union sent a submarine armed with nuclear missiles to trail the US task force. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ari…
In late 19th Century a fight was organized between a Barbary Lion and a Bengal Tiger in an Amphitheater in India. The Tiger won. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atl…
The Prince of Baroda arranged a bout between a Bengal Tiger and an Atlas Lion lasting six rounds, ending in the Tiger's victory en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atl…
The last NFL game that was completely untelevised was in 1975, between the Patriots and Bengals. NBC had the tv rights but chose to air the World Series instead. awfulannouncing.com/2014/…
During the 1943 Bengal Famine, Winston Churchill asked Leopold Amery "why, if the famine was so horrible, Gandhi had not yet died of starvation". Gandhi's hunger strike was in Pune, and he himself was from Gujarat, in no way related to Bengal. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ind…
When the Champawat Tigress, a Bengal tiger responsible for the deaths of over 436 people was killed, it was discovered that it's canine teeth were broken. This had prevented it from hunting it's natural prey. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cha…
Mike Reid, who wrote "I can't make you love me" for Bonnie Raitt, was selected for the Pro Bowl twice with the Bengals cincinnati.com/story/spor…
Today I learned of the Sentinelese, a tribe living near the bay of bengal, upon previus encounters they have been so violent they remain uncontacted, and trying to do so is illegal. youtube.com/watch?v=kJQuY…
Today I learned of a Bengal tiger that killed 436 people en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cha…
A former Cincinnati Bengals cheerleader who became a high school English teacher was arrested for having sex with a 17 year old student at the school where she taught & was sentenced to never teaching or coaching again. She later got engaged to the student nydailynews.com/news/nati…
Today I learned of P.C. Sorcar Jr., a famous Indian magician, who β€˜vanished’ the Taj Mahal for 2 minutes. He also made the Victoria Memorial disappear on the 300th anniversary of Calcutta, and vanished a train full of passengers before a large crowd at Bardhaman Junction, West Bengal in 1992. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/P._…
Bill Walsh was an assistant coach for Paul Brown on the Bengals. Brown wouldn't make Walsh head coach when the former retired, and blocked him from getting jobs elsewhere in the NFL. Walsh later went to the 49ers, and defeated Brown's Bengals in the only two Super Bowls in Cincinnati's history. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pau…
The Great Bengal Famine of 1770 resulted in the deaths of 10 million people, approximately one-third of the population of the affected area. The famine occurred or was made more severe largely due to the British East India Company's policies in Bengal. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gre…
Champawat Tiger was a female Bengal tiger responsible for 436 documented deaths during the late 19th century en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jim…
In the early 19th century, the East India Company, had cut off the hands of hundreds of weavers in Bengal in order to destroy the indigenous weaving industry in favor of British textile imports. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eco…
The final battle of the American Revolutionary War took place in The Bay of Bengal, India en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bat…
In 1985 Police and federal marshals, one dressed like a chicken, arrested 100 fugitives by luring them to a Sunday brunch with promises of free tickets to the Washington Redskins-Cincinnati Bengals football game. youtube.com/watch?app=des…
There is a group of Islands in the Bay of Bengal, South-east of India, where the Andamanese people live a 60,000 year old existence. Their culture has no knowledge of cultivation or fire-making. All outside contacts with civilization have been met with hostility. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/And…
There is a Danish church built in 1806 in the Indian state of West Bengal en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St.…
Jim Corbett, a British Indian hunter, became famous for hunting man-eating leopards and tigers. Amongst his casualties were the Champawat Tiger and the Panar Leopard who ate 436 and 400 people respectively. He later used his influence to create a reserve for the endangered Bengal tiger. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jim…
The Indian government has issued cattle ID cards of cows in West Bengal to stop smuggling of cows to Bangladesh. Each cattle ID card has the picture of the animal & the owner with information such as its color,height,sex and length of horns and details-like "one horn missing" or "half tail lost" news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south…
There is an island in the Bay of Bengal that effectively isolates itself from the outside world by killing anyone who attempts to make contact. colorsmagazine.com/blog/a…
Cincinnati Bengals punter Pat McInally was the only player to ever score a perfect 50 on the NFL's Wonderlic Cognitive Ability test. His score actually hurt his draft stock because it was believed that players who were intelligent would "challenge authority too much". profootballtalk.nbcsports…
Winston Churchill's policies created a famine in Bengal that killed as many as 3 million people. revisionisthistory.com/ep…
There's a tribe in the Bay of Bengal so isolated, they haven't learned how to make fire or grow crops and live a primitive hunter-gatherer lifestyle youtube.com/watch?v=hR90t…
In 2011 an "embittered man" from Zanesville, OH Released 56 Exotic Wild Animals on his Community Before Committing Suicide. Among the animals were 18 Bengal Tigers, accounting for over 1% of their total population americanhandgunner.com/li…
In 1971, during the Indo-Pakistan war, the U.S. Navy almost fought the Soviet Navy in the Bay of Bengal. The U.S. attempted to help Pakistan against India, supposedly to befriend China, and ignored the genocide of Bangladeshis by Pakistan. warisboring.com/in-1971-t…
49 animals were slaughtered, including 18 Bengal tigers, 17 lions, six black bears, a pair of grizzlies, three mountain lions, two wolves and a baboon as a result of an Ohio zoo owner releasing them on the public and then committing suicide. abcnews.go.com/US/zanesvi…
The Bengal Tiger has the largest canine tooth of all the cats at 10cm long.Their roar can travel 2 miles and they grow up to 9 feet long and 340 kg. There are 1500 left and numbers are declining due to poaching and habitat loss. animalcorner.co.uk/animal…
Life of Pi author Yann Martel named the Bengal tiger "Richard Parker" after noting just how many Richard Parkers, both real and fictitious, had became shipwrecked, with some of them subsequently being cannibalised by their fellow seamen. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R_v…
UNICEF tried to provide clean drinking water for people of the Bengal Delta by drilling wells. The ground was contaminated with Arsenic and ended up poisoning over 50 million people. academia.edu/3102567/Arse…
I learned of Atlas the Lion who was pitted in a fight to the death with a Bengal Tiger as a spectator event en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atl…

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