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Geography
19 facts about Mount Vesuvius
The most dangerous volcano in Europe
Singapore
Littering, eating, drinking, and carrying durians are illegal in public transport.
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Animals
13 facts about Zebra mussel
Dreissena polymorpha
Tawny frogmouth
They are often mistaken for owls.
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Montana
The biggest fish ever caught in Montana was white sturgeon.
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Geography
14 facts about Stromboli volcano
The volcano has been active for several thousand years.
Mount Vesuvius
Mount Vesuvius is located in the territory of the Vesuvius National Park, created on June 5, 1995.
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Animals
18 facts about Black-headed python
Aspidites melanocephalus
Arc de Triomphe
The monument is made of white limestone.
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Animals
What's the difference between Salamanders and Lizards?
Very similar but completely different vertebrates
Göbekli Tepe
It is located iin the city of Sanliurfa in southeastern Turkey, near the border with Syria.
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Michelangelo
Michelangelo was well established as a great, admired artist, but as a man, he was feared.
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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
Petra
Petra is located within the territory of Kingdom of Jordan.
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Lake Baikal
The first European to visit Lake Baikal was Cossack, Kurbat Ivanov in 1643.
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Animals
15 facts about Yellow spotted lizard
Lepidophyma flavimaculatum
Avocado
It originates from southcentral Mexico.
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Animals
What's the difference between Llamas and Alpacas?
Very similar and therefore often confused
Blue-Tongued Lizard
They fall prey to many animals.
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Croatia
The Croatian islands furthest from the mainland form the Palagruza archipelago, which includes Vela Palagruza and Mala Palagruza.
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Plants
17 facts about California poppy
Eschscholzia californica
Leaning Tower of Pisa
The Leaning Tower of Pisa is the most typical Italian campanile, whose origin many scholars associate with Islamic building influences.
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Biography
18 facts about John Sutter
An unfulfilled pioneer
Mona Lisa
The painting was created between 1503 and 1507.
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Animals
26 facts about Brittle stars
Also known as serpent stars, or ophiuroids
Trevi Fountain
Another initiator of the fountain reconstruction was Pope Clement XIII, who in 1732 announced a competition for a new fountain design.
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Animals
19 facts about Goblin shark
Mitsukurina owstoni
Australia
The most characteristic representatives of Australian fauna are koalas and kangaroos.
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Biography
26 facts about Christopher Columbus
An Italian explorer in the service of the Spanish Crown
Leeches
The vast majority of leech species are parasites, the rest being predatory species.
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Animals
20 facts about Leeches
Animals with unusual properties
Poland
Poland has the most polluted cities.
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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
Gobi Desert
The Gobi is one of the most abundant Late Cretaceous paleontological sites in the world.
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Mona Lisa
The outbreak of a coronavirus pandemic has put a severe strain on the Louvre's budget.
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Countries
26 facts about Russia
A fascinating and mysterious land
Bananas
It is not true that there are parasites – lamblia – in the tip of bananas.
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