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Armadillos are the only animal besides humans that carry leprosy. Leprosy is a disease that causes skin sores, muscle weakness and nerve damage in the extremities, the upper respiratory tract and the lining of the nose. More »

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Some interesting facts about the Bermuda Triangle include that it is a triangular section of the Atlantic Ocean with the points of the triangle landing in Bermuda, Puerto Rico and Miami, Fla. The area is rich with storie... More »

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The Rottweiler is a powerful dog breed that was developed in the town of Rottweil, Germany, during the 1800s. It was originally used to drive and herd cattle. Although it's now a very popular dog, the Rottweiler came clo... More »

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Mrs. Butterworth is neither black nor white; she is in fact an anthropomorphised syrup bottle. As a fictional, non-human character, she has no race. Nevertheless, there is some argument as to whether she is meant to be p... More »

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The only United States Food and Drug Administration-approved growth hormones for food, particularly for beef cattle and sheep, are natural and synthetic versions of the animal's naturally-occurring hormones. These hormon... More »

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Lard is made from the fat of a pig and can be taken from any part of the animal that has a high level of fatty tissue. The highest quality lard, called leaf lard, is extracted from the visceral fat deposit around the kid... More »

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Muslims can eat a variety of foods that do not contain alcohol, pork, carnivorous animals, gelatin from animal sources and any human substance. Foods made with or containing blood, certain preservatives and additives are... More »

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