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Geography
19 facts about Mount Vesuvius
The most dangerous volcano in Europe
Sloth
They do not need a special water source to quench their thirst.
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Animals
13 facts about Zebra mussel
Dreissena polymorpha
European pine marten
They are omnivores.
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Geography
14 facts about Stromboli volcano
The volcano has been active for several thousand years.
Russia
Russian forests are called the lungs of Europe.
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Animals
18 facts about Black-headed python
Aspidites melanocephalus
Cuba
There are five universities in Cuba, the most important scientific institution being the Cuban Academy of Sciences in Havana, founded in 1962.
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Animals
What's the difference between Salamanders and Lizards?
Very similar but completely different vertebrates
Great spotted woodpecker
They are quite contrastingly colored - black and white with a red underbelly.
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Platypus
Platypuses feed primarily on invertebrates that live on the bottom of bodies of water.
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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
Baobab tree
The most common species of baobab tree is the African Baobab (Adansonia digitata).
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Croatia
Croatia has 1185 islands, most of which are fragments of land. The only exceptions are Brusnik and Jabuka, which are of volcanic origin.
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Animals
15 facts about Yellow spotted lizard
Lepidophyma flavimaculatum
Salvador Dali
He loved fashion.
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Sloth
Their body temperature varies from 86 to 95 Fahrenheit.
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Animals
What's the difference between Llamas and Alpacas?
Very similar and therefore often confused
Wolf spider
Most of wolf spider species are not endangered.
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Plants
17 facts about California poppy
Eschscholzia californica
California poppy
Flowers are open during the day, except for cloudy weather.
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Biography
18 facts about John Sutter
An unfulfilled pioneer
Nan Madol
Construction of the city probably began around 1200 CE and consumed about 630 thousand tons of basalt.
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Animals
26 facts about Brittle stars
Also known as serpent stars, or ophiuroids
Petra
The Temple of Winged Lions was dedicated to the wife of the highest Nabataean male deity, Dushara - Lord of the Mountains.
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Animals
19 facts about Goblin shark
Mitsukurina owstoni
Sand lizard
They overwinter in their burrows, where they hibernate.
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Biography
26 facts about Christopher Columbus
An Italian explorer in the service of the Spanish Crown
Okapi
Adult okapi weights about 250 kilograms.
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Animals
20 facts about Leeches
Animals with unusual properties
California poppy
It is contraindicated in case of glaucoma, pregnancy or lactation.
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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
Asia
The first five tallest skyscrapers on Earth are Asian buildings.
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Countries
26 facts about Russia
A fascinating and mysterious land
Lake Superior
Waters in Lake Superior used to be the cleanest among all Great Lakes.
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