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Geography
19 facts about Mount Vesuvius
The most dangerous volcano in Europe
England
England has a population of over 55 million.
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Animals
13 facts about Zebra mussel
Dreissena polymorpha
Spinosaurus
Its weight is estimated at 12 to 20 tones.
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Horseshoe crab
Horseshoe crabs breathe using book gills.
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Geography
14 facts about Stromboli volcano
The volcano has been active for several thousand years.
Cuba
The capital of Cuba is Havana.
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Animals
18 facts about Black-headed python
Aspidites melanocephalus
Animals
What's the difference between Salamanders and Lizards?
Very similar but completely different vertebrates
Goblin shark
Bizarre snout is probably the most distinctive body feature of those fish.
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Southern cassowary
It is the heaviest bird in Australia and the second heaviest in the world.
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Culture
38 facts about Mona Lisa
Probably the most recognizable painting in the world
Cabbage White butterfly
Its Latin name is Pieris rapae, and it's a member of the Pieridae family.
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Countries
47 facts about Cuba
El Caiman or El Cocodrilo
Salvador Dali
He was fascinated by the appearance of Diego Velazquez.
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Zebra mussel
Although it is a freshwater species, it can live in salty environments.
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Christopher Columbus
One of Columbus' companions, Diego Mendez, set out in an Indian boat to find help for the survivors.
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Animals
15 facts about Yellow spotted lizard
Lepidophyma flavimaculatum
Lighthouse of Alexandria
According to legend, inside the lighthouse Ptolemy II locked 72 scholars to independently translate the Old Testament.
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Lake Superior
The fauna on Isle Royale is very diverse.
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Nan Madol
The islets form a complex which is divided into two parts: Madol Powe and Madol Pah.
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Common cuckoo
The cuckoo is a bird that stays away from people and does not come into the sight of humans unless it has to.
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Animals
What's the difference between Llamas and Alpacas?
Very similar and therefore often confused
Frederic Chopin
For the sake of Chopin's health and life, as a cholera epidemic was spreading in Paris, his friends found an apartment in Chaillot for him.
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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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Plants
17 facts about California poppy
Eschscholzia californica
Southern cassowary
Females are more brightly colored than males.
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Biography
18 facts about John Sutter
An unfulfilled pioneer
Sloth
They are medium-sized animals with a cylindrical body, thick and strong limbs, and a small, round head.
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Animals
26 facts about Brittle stars
Also known as serpent stars, or ophiuroids
Cuba
The problem with the statue was that Lennon's glasses kept disappearing.
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Animals
19 facts about Goblin shark
Mitsukurina owstoni
Australia
The Great Barrier Reef is located off the northeast coast of Australia. It is the largest ecosystem on earth.
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Biography
26 facts about Christopher Columbus
An Italian explorer in the service of the Spanish Crown
Cane toad
Their primary sense is vision.
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Animals
20 facts about Leeches
Animals with unusual properties
Poland
Malbork Castle is the largest castle in the world.
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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
Arctic fox
The mating period begins in the spring.
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European wildcat
Wildcat inhabits mainly deciduous and mixed forests.
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Göbekli Tepe
The excavations began in 1995 and were directed by Klaus Schmidt, a student of the archeologist Harald Hauptmann, who initiated the excavations at the prehistoric site of Gobekli Tepe.
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Countries
26 facts about Russia
A fascinating and mysterious land