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Geography
19 facts about Mount Vesuvius
The most dangerous volcano in Europe
Paricutin volcano
The volcano's formation process was observed by residents of nearby villages leading everyday lives during the event.
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Animals
13 facts about Zebra mussel
Dreissena polymorpha
Sea lamprey
Lampreys belong to a family of ancient fish that existed before the dinosaurs' time.
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Geography
14 facts about Stromboli volcano
The volcano has been active for several thousand years.
Animals
18 facts about Black-headed python
Aspidites melanocephalus
Poland
Polish forests cover almost 30% of the country.
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Animals
What's the difference between Salamanders and Lizards?
Very similar but completely different vertebrates
Narwhal
We will not meet any narwhal outside their natural environment.
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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
Northern pike
Larger individuals may also prey on waterfowl.
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Poland
The first royal dynasty to rule Poland was the Piast dynasty.
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Animals
15 facts about Yellow spotted lizard
Lepidophyma flavimaculatum
Great spotted woodpecker
The maximum lifespan of a great spotted woodpecker is about 11 years.
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Animals
What's the difference between Llamas and Alpacas?
Very similar and therefore often confused
Croatia
A stonemason from the island of Rab, Marin Biza (St. Marin) was the founder of San Marino.
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Montana
Montana is one of the eight Mountain States.
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Plants
17 facts about California poppy
Eschscholzia californica
Biography
18 facts about John Sutter
An unfulfilled pioneer
Spanish Steps
They are located in Piazza di Spagna - Spanish Square, which has become famous thanks to them. Stairs are an immanent part of Piazza di Spagna.
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Animals
26 facts about Brittle stars
Also known as serpent stars, or ophiuroids
John Sutter
He arrived in Alta California in 1839.
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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
European wildcat
Despite the total extirpation of the wildcat in England, attempts are being made to reintroduce it.
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Animals
20 facts about Leeches
Animals with unusual properties
Lighthouse of Alexandria
On the facade facing the sea were engraved inscriptions in honor of Zeus.
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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
Frederic Chopin
Frederic was probably born on 1 March 1810 in Żelazowa Wola.
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Mona Lisa
What stands out most in the painting is the model's distinctive, enigmatic smile, making the portrait unique.
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Poison ivy
Over 350 thousand people in the USA suffer from urushiol contact each year.
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Countries
26 facts about Russia
A fascinating and mysterious land