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Geography
19 facts about Mount Vesuvius
The most dangerous volcano in Europe
Frederic Chopin
Chopin died on the night of October 17, 1849.
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Animals
13 facts about Zebra mussel
Dreissena polymorpha
Blue-Tongued Lizard
Those animals live solitary life.
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Geography
14 facts about Stromboli volcano
The volcano has been active for several thousand years.
Cuba
The secret of the uniqueness of Cuban cigars lies above all in the ideal conditions for growing tobacco: 70% humidity and a correspondingly high temperature. Another important factor is the fertile red feralite soil, which is abundant in Cuba.
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Animals
18 facts about Black-headed python
Aspidites melanocephalus
Sea lamprey
Being an invasive species, sea lamprey found no natural predators, competitors, parasites, or pathogens in the Great Lakes.
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Animals
What's the difference between Salamanders and Lizards?
Very similar but completely different vertebrates
European wildcat
Despite the total extirpation of the wildcat in England, attempts are being made to reintroduce it.
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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
Arc de Triomphe
It took 130 years from the time of construction to the first maintenance work to clean the facade.
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Horseshoe crab
They swim mostly upside down.
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Luna moth
While caterpillars often fall prey to insect parasitoids, adult forms are being hunted by nocturnal birds and bats.
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Animals
15 facts about Yellow spotted lizard
Lepidophyma flavimaculatum
Temple of Artemis
It was located in ancient city of Ephesus.
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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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Poland
In 1923, thanks to Poland's initiative, the International Society was established to protect European Bison.
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Animals
What's the difference between Llamas and Alpacas?
Very similar and therefore often confused
Bananas
Bananas usually reach a length of 10 to 15 centimeters.
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Plants
17 facts about California poppy
Eschscholzia californica
Croatia
You can listen to a concert played by the waves on the sea organ here.
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Biography
18 facts about John Sutter
An unfulfilled pioneer
Frederic Chopin
He worked less and less, limiting the number of lessons to more advanced students.
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Animals
26 facts about Brittle stars
Also known as serpent stars, or ophiuroids
Nan Madol
Each island served different purpose.
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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
Animals
20 facts about Leeches
Animals with unusual properties
Trevi Fountain
The tritons in the fountain are said to symbolize the characteristics of the sea, which can be either calm or rough.
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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
Narwhal
Narwals are communicating thanks to echolocation.
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Okapi
They are herbivores, the basis of their diet are leaves of trees and grass, but they also eat buds, fruits and mushrooms.
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Countries
26 facts about Russia
A fascinating and mysterious land