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 » Food Food Facts

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 » Geography Caribbean

Diatoms are photosynthesizing algae found in nearly every aquatic environment on the Earth. They possess a skeleton made of silica and are only capable of limited movement. To access sunlight, diatoms are confined to the... More » Science Biology
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