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9 interesting facts about chinchillas

There is no doubt about it, chinchillas are certainly adorable creatures. Their lush fur and cute features make them popular animals to admire on Instagram, but the chinchilla is a fascinating animal with more than just a cute face. Here are some more amazing facts that you might not have known about the bushy-tailed chinchilla: …

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Amazing shark facts: 9 questions you never thought to ask

Sharks are some of the most amazing sea-dwelling creatures to have existed, with an unfortunate bad reputation from being portrayed as aggressive, bloodthirsty animals in movies such as the iconic Jaws. With over 400 species of shark, there are a lot of interesting facts that most people don’t know about them! So, here are 9 …

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101 Facts – Wild Dogs, Wolves and Foxes – Amazing Animal WebBooks

IntroductionGeneralEvolutionTrue DogsAfrican Wild DogBush DogCoyoteDholeDingoEthiopian WolfGray WolfJackalsManed WolfSouth American FoxesTrue FoxesArctic FoxCorsac FoxFennec FoxGray FoxRed FoxRaccoon DogBat-eared FoxVideo PagePhoto Credits Just as you have your cousins, aunts and uncles, the dogs you see in pet shops also have relatives that live far away in mountains, forests, deserts and grasslands – the wild dogs and foxes. …

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101 Facts – Lizards | Always Learning!

    For video footage…   IntroductionGeneral Lizard FactsEvolutionAnatomy & SensesSurvival TacticsEating HabitsReproductionAgamasBasilisksChameleonsCommon LizardsFrill-Necked LizardsGeckosGila MonsterGlass LizardsHorned LizardsIguanasMonitor LizardsKomodo dragonSkinksThorny DevilWorm LizardsWhiptail LizardsLizards and HumansFinal FactsVideo PagePhoto Credits Lizards can be found everywhere – on trees, under rocks, in deserts, in jungles, even in the walls and ceilings of our own homes (depending on where …

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101 Facts – The Cold War

IntroductionWho were the two sides?Aspects of the Cold War?Beginning of the Cold WarThe Cold War ─ Proxy Wars and RevolutionsDetente ─ Nixon & BrezhnevCold War TwoThe End of the Cold WarPhoto Credits The Cold War was a military and political conflict that occurred between the United States and the Soviet Union, as well as their …

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7 facts about tarantulas that will amaze you

Tarantulas are some of the most amazing and weird creatures to walk the land. Despite the vast majority being harmless to humans, they have a bad reputation due to their appearance and movement, along with the fear humans attach to spiders in general. In addition, tarantulas tend to get a bad reputation from portrayals in …

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101 Facts… Sharks! … the WebBook

Sharks have been swimming the oceans for about four hundred million years. Fossil of Orthacanthus, a freshwater shark that went extinct about 225 million years ago. Sharks were on Earth about two hundred million years before the dinosaurs began lumbering around the planet. Like the dinosaurs, the largest shark to have ever lived is now …

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101 Facts – Polar Animals

Over 101 amazing facts about these tough and highly adapted animals. Contents IntroductionWhat Are the Earth’s Poles?Life in the Polar RegionsKeeping WarmFinding FoodOther AdaptationsAntarctic Animals – BirdsAntarctic Animals – Fish & Other Sea CreaturesAntarctic Animals – InsectsAntarctic Animals – MammalsArctic Animals – BirdsArctic Animals – Fish & Other Sea AnimalsArctic Animals – InsectsArctic Animals -MammalsVideo …

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6 unusual facts about pet cats you probably didn’t know

Pet cats are strange, mysterious creatures. On the one hand, they’re small, fluffy little things that love a warm windowsill and the occasional scratch on their chin. But on the other, they are apex predators, honed by millions of years to be ruthless killing machines much like their bigger, wilder cousins such as lions, tigers …

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101 Facts… Titanic | Always Learning!

Contents About the TitanicThe VoyageThe SinkingAfter the SinkingThe InvestigationThe WreckFinal FactsPhoto Credits RMS Titanic departing Southampton on April 10, 1912 The idea of building the Titanic was conceived on April 30, 1907 by J. Bruce Ismay and William James Pirrie during a dinner at Lord Pirrie’s London House. The Titanic was given a lot of …

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101 Facts… Mongols! | Always Learning!

Over 101 amazing facts about the mighty Mongols. It contains facts, photos and awesome videos that show us more about the Mongol Empire and the people that built it. Contents Genghis KhanSocietyMongol WomenPostal SystemMilitary and ConquestsPax MongolicaThe Silk RoadDaily LifeKublai KhanFinal FactsPhoto Credits The Playlist: Wait For It…The Mongols!: Crash Course World History #17 by …

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101 World War I Facts

Over 101 fascinating facts about the first official world war in history.It contains incredible facts and contemporary photos that help illuminate one of the darkest periods of the modern world.   Contents World War IAlliances before the WarArms RaceBalkansLead-up to WarOpening HostilitiesEastern FrontSouthern TheaterWestern FrontNaval WarEntry of the USHundred Days OffensiveEnd of WarTechnologyFinal FactsThe FiguresPhoto …

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101 Facts – Marsupials | Always Learning!

Contents IntroductionGeneralEvolutionJourney to AustraliaPouchReproduction & BirthExtinct SpeciesGlidersKangaroosWallabiesKoalasOpossumsPossumsTasmanian DevilsWombatsSome Lesser Known SpeciesVideo FootagePhoto Credits Some baby animals are born all covered with fur and with their eyes open, ready to take on the world. Others, however, are helpless and need to be carried in their mother’s arms, on her back or in a special pouch. Only …

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8 weird (and scary) facts about the giant squid

The deepest and darkest parts of the ocean are home to some of the strangest and most alien-like creatures on Earth. There are bioluminescent jellyfish that flash and glow vibrant colours, anglerfish that have an extended glowing growth that lures in prey to be devoured in its spindly jaws and an incredibly rare, colossal, tentacled …

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Six Quick Orca Facts | Always Learning!

Orcas are also known as killer whales; this name might make them sound dangerous, but they are usually friendly to humans. The only recorded fatal attacks on people have been from orcas that have been kept in captivity. However, it’s worth remembering that orcas are apex predators who are able to take down some of …

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