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Geography
19 facts about Mount Vesuvius
The most dangerous volcano in Europe
Germany
The earliest published magazine was German “Erbauliche Monaths Unterredungen”.
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Animals
13 facts about Zebra mussel
Dreissena polymorpha
Bananas
Today’s bananas differ from their predecessors.
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Geography
14 facts about Stromboli volcano
The volcano has been active for several thousand years.
Animals
18 facts about Black-headed python
Aspidites melanocephalus
Glass frogs
Glass frogs are amphibians from the family Centrolenidae.
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Animals
What's the difference between Salamanders and Lizards?
Very similar but completely different vertebrates
Zebra mussel
Eating zebra mussels is not recommended.
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European pine marten
They breed in July and August.
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Culture
38 facts about Mona Lisa
Probably the most recognizable painting in the world
Countries
47 facts about Cuba
El Caiman or El Cocodrilo
Croatia
In the 10th century, the two provinces united and formed the Kingdom of Croatia.
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Animals
15 facts about Yellow spotted lizard
Lepidophyma flavimaculatum
Cerbera odollam
Fruits are used to produce bioinsecticides and deodorants.
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Michelangelo
Michelangelo created many monumental works in Rome.
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Animals
What's the difference between Llamas and Alpacas?
Very similar and therefore often confused
California poppy
It is an edible plant.
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Plants
17 facts about California poppy
Eschscholzia californica
American robin
They tend to build their nests in dense bushes or in a fork of a tree.
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Biography
18 facts about John Sutter
An unfulfilled pioneer
Stromboli volcano
Stromboli volcano is located at Stromboli Island in the Tyrrhenian Sea.
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Animals
26 facts about Brittle stars
Also known as serpent stars, or ophiuroids
Cuba
Cuba's river network is well developed, with over 200 rivers flowing there. The longest is the Rio Cauto, 340 km (211 mi) long, which flows into the Caribbean Sea.
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Animals
19 facts about Goblin shark
Mitsukurina owstoni
Biography
26 facts about Christopher Columbus
An Italian explorer in the service of the Spanish Crown
Horseshoe crab
Horseshoe crabs breathe using book gills.
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Animals
20 facts about Leeches
Animals with unusual properties
Göbekli Tepe
The excavated area comprises a cluster of stone circles, each surrounded by a high wall intersected by pillars.
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Architecture
21 facts about Spanish Steps
One of the longest and widest staircases in Europe and one of the most famous in Rome
Laughing kookaburra
Their mating season starts around October or November.
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Laughing kookaburra
Laughing kookaburras are native to eastern mainland Australia.
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Cane toad
Their strategy while attacked is to stand still, release toxin and wait until predator gets poisoned and die.
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Countries
26 facts about Russia
A fascinating and mysterious land