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Geography
19 facts about Mount Vesuvius
The most dangerous volcano in Europe
Russia
The deepest lake in Russia is Lake Baikal, with a maximum depth of 1,642 meters.
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Animals
13 facts about Zebra mussel
Dreissena polymorpha
Geography
14 facts about Stromboli volcano
The volcano has been active for several thousand years.
Gobi Desert
The Gobi is inhabited by migratory peoples engaged in cattle ranching.
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Animals
18 facts about Black-headed python
Aspidites melanocephalus
Asia
There are 48 independent countries in Asia recognized by the United Nations.
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Animals
What's the difference between Salamanders and Lizards?
Very similar but completely different vertebrates
Brittle stars
The nervous system of brittle stars has a simple structure.
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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
Mount Vesuvius
From the top of Mount Vesuvius stretches a beautiful view over the Gulf of Naples.
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Brittle stars
Serpent stars have very different body colors.
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Animals
15 facts about Yellow spotted lizard
Lepidophyma flavimaculatum
Pineapple
Bromelain shows many positive effects.
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Animals
What's the difference between Llamas and Alpacas?
Very similar and therefore often confused
Lake Superior
The most picturesque shore of Lake Superior is the northern one.
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Plants
17 facts about California poppy
Eschscholzia californica
Biography
18 facts about John Sutter
An unfulfilled pioneer
Sand lizard
Sand lizard prefers lowland areas such as meadows, gardens and open spaces where it can bask in the sun.
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Animals
26 facts about Brittle stars
Also known as serpent stars, or ophiuroids
Avocado
Avocado seed contains twice as many antioxidants as the flesh and is a viable source of soluble fiber, which is an ally of those who try to keep a slim figure.
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Leaning Tower of Pisa
The first floor was probably completed just a few months after construction began.
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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
John Sutter
He enslaved, mistreated, and abused Indians who were forced to work for him. Any sign of resistance was considered hostile and tribal villages were raided and destroyed and their inhabitants murdered or kidnapped.
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Animals
20 facts about Leeches
Animals with unusual properties
Southern cassowary
They live in northeastern Australia, New Guinea and Indonesia.
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Bangladesh
The area that is now Bangladesh was part of India under British rule. It was part of a historical land called Bengal.
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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
Blue-Tongued Lizard
They are not an endangered species.
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Germany
The statistical German consumes over 140 liters of beer a year.
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Countries
26 facts about Russia
A fascinating and mysterious land