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Geography
19 facts about Mount Vesuvius
The most dangerous volcano in Europe
Ocean sunfish
The newly hatched sunfish is tiny, measuring about 2,5 mm (0,1 in).
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Animals
13 facts about Zebra mussel
Dreissena polymorpha
Black-headed python
Their life expectancy is between 20 and 30 years.
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Geography
14 facts about Stromboli volcano
The volcano has been active for several thousand years.
Cornflower
The cornflower has been the national flower of Estonia since 1918.
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Animals
18 facts about Black-headed python
Aspidites melanocephalus
Petra
Petra lies at the crossroads of trade routes from India to Egypt and southern Arabia to Syria.
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Animals
What's the difference between Salamanders and Lizards?
Very similar but completely different vertebrates
Lake Superior
About 350 shipwrecks have been found at the bottom of Lake Superior.
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Arctic fox
Most polar foxes do not survive the first year of their lives.
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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
Lake Baikal
The age of Baikal goes back to the oligocene.
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Montana
It is the only state to border three Canadian provinces.
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Cane toad
Its Latin name is Rhinella marina, and it belongs to the family Bufonidae.
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Animals
15 facts about Yellow spotted lizard
Lepidophyma flavimaculatum
Northern pike
The process of reproduction is tied to the water temperature. When it exceeds 9 °C (48 °F), the fish are ready to reproduce.
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Southern cassowary
Southern cassowaries are solitary animals.
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Animals
What's the difference between Llamas and Alpacas?
Very similar and therefore often confused
Southern cassowary
Females lay three to five green eggs in a single clutch.
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Plants
17 facts about California poppy
Eschscholzia californica
Russia
It has a population of over 146 million people.
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Biography
18 facts about John Sutter
An unfulfilled pioneer
Luna moth
Male luna moths can sense female pheromones at a distance of few kilometers.
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Animals
26 facts about Brittle stars
Also known as serpent stars, or ophiuroids
Wolf spider
Not all of them live in burrows.
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Animals
19 facts about Goblin shark
Mitsukurina owstoni
Avocado
Its name comes from the Spanish word aguacate.
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Biography
26 facts about Christopher Columbus
An Italian explorer in the service of the Spanish Crown
Animals
20 facts about Leeches
Animals with unusual properties
Frederic Chopin
He worked less and less, limiting the number of lessons to more advanced students.
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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
Common cuckoo
Cuckoos never raise their own chicks.
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Horseshoe crab
They swim mostly upside down.
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Poinsettia
The poinsettia is a perennial plant that needs a dormant period to grow and flower annually.
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Countries
26 facts about Russia
A fascinating and mysterious land
Southern cassowary
They are frugivores.
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