Facts About Pink Fairy Armadillo

Facts About Pink Fairy Armadillo

February 7, 2019

The pink fairy armadillo is the smallest armadillo species measuring just 10 centimeters. Most people find them cute due to their pink carapace and soft white hair. Read on for some cute facts about pink fairy armadillo. Scientific name: Chlamyphorus truncatus Length: 9 – 12 centimeters Weight: 120 grams Petable: No Lifespan: 5 – 10 […]

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Facts About Archaeopteryx

Facts About Archaeopteryx

February 5, 2019

Archeopteryx is an extinct species which shared characters with both dinosaurs and modern birds. They lived during the Upper Jurassic period about 150.8-148.5 million years ago, in what we today know as Southern Germany. Read on to discover interesting facts on Archaeopteryx. Name derived from Greek words The name Archaeopteryx is derived from Greek words […]

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Facts About Georges Seurat

Facts About Georges Seurat

January 30, 2019

Geoges Seurat (1859 – 1891) was a French painter known for inventing painting techniques known as chromoluminarism and pointillism. His work was not just artistically intriguing but also appealed mathematical and scientific minds. He was a key influencer of the 19th century paintings and also initiated Neo-impressionism. Read on for interesting facts on Georges Seurat. […]

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Facts About Thomas Clarkson

Facts About Thomas Clarkson

January 28, 2019

Thomas Clarkson (1760 – 1846) was the first ambassador and promoter of the first anti-trafficking campaign that lasted from 1787 to 1807. After helping eliminate slavery from the British Empire, Thomas Clarkson also took the initiative to eliminate slavery from the rest of the world. Committee for the Abolition of the African Slave Trade In […]

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Facts About Arabian Oryx

Facts About Arabian Oryx

January 25, 2019

The Arabian Oryx is a rare magnificent animal of Bovidae family. Once assumed extinct, they are now thriving in the deserts of middle east. Explore interesting facts about Arabian Oryx with this article. Scientific name: Oryx leucoryx Conservation status: Vulnerable Weight: 70 Kg (150 lb) Height: 1 meter Horn length: 50 – 75 cm Lifespan: […]

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Facts about Mount Merapi

Facts About Mount Merapi

January 22, 2019

Mount Merapi is an active volcano located in the province of Central Java, Indonesia, about 30 kilometers north of Yogyakarta city. It is one of the most active volcanoes in the world and also among the most widely studied volcanoes. Read on for more interesting facts about Mount Merapi. A stratovolcano Known as gunung merapi […]

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Facts About Sir Edmund Barton

Facts About Sir Edmund Barton

January 21, 2019

Sir Edmund Barton (January 18, 1849 – January 7, 1920) was an Australian politician and the first prime minister of the federal government. He was a judge of the High Court and the maker of the White Australia policy. Read on for interesting facts on Sir Edmund Barton. Early life and education Sir Edmund Barton […]

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Facts About Mountain Gorillas

Facts About Mountain Gorillas

January 20, 2019

Mountain gorillas are one of the rarest animals in the world with their population below 1000. Found in the jungles of Africa, the mountain gorillas are close relatives of humans. Human activities are the biggest threat to their survival. However, their numbers have been rising recently. Read on further for facts about mountain gorillas. Scientific […]

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Facts About Kepler 452b

Facts About Kepler 452b

January 17, 2019

Kepler 452b is an earth-like planet orbiting a sun-like star, Kepler-452, located in the constellation Cygnus. What does this mean? It means that we could inhabit this planet someday in far future. There’s more to it than the similarities mentioned here. Read on for more amazing facts on Kepler 452b planet. It was discovered by […]

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Facts About Lake Okeechobee

Facts About Lake Okeechobee

January 15, 2019

Lake Okeechobee or the Lake O is the largest freshwater lake in the state of Florida. Lake Okeechobee has been suffering from increasing pollution and other problems like algal blooms and high amount of Phosphorus. Read on for more facts on Lake Okeechobee. Okeechobee means “Big Water”. The name, Okeechobee is a seminole Indian name, […]

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