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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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Pineapples, which take three years to reach maturity, grow on a short plant called a bromeliad. Pineapples are native to South America, but most commercially harvested pineapples are grown in southeast Asia. Thailand pro... More »

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The giraffe is the tallest animal in the world, and giraffe babies are taller than most humans. Baby giraffes stand within 30 minutes of birth and are capable of running alongside other giraffes after 10 hours of life. N... 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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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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Typically, in order to be classified as meat, food must be made of animal flesh and as eggs are an animal by-product, they are not considered meat. Like meat, however, eggs are high in fat and protein. It should be noted... More »

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