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    The Labrador Retriever is the most popular dog breed in the world today.
    The Angkor Wat Temple in Cambodia is the largest religious monument in the world with the site measuring 402 acres
    Canada has more fresh water than any other country in the world
    The Nile crocodile can hold its breath underwater for up to 2 hours
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    Democratic Republic of the Congo has the largest French speaking population in the world.
    The Basilica of Our Lady of Peace in the Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) capital of Yamoussoukro is the largest church building in the world covering 323,000 sq ft.
    The Dalmatian breed of dog is named after Dalmatia, a south coastal region in Croatia as the breed has its roots in that region
    The main island of Cuba, also named Cuba, is the largest island in the Caribbean
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    Butterflies taste with their feet
    Potato is the most cultivated vegetable in the world today
    Angel Falls in Venezuela is the world's highest waterfall with a height of 979 m (3,212 ft) and a plunge of 807 m (2,648 ft)
    The Atacama Desert is the driest desert in the world
    The fastest projectile speed in any moving ball game is 302km/h (188mph) in Jai-Alai (Pelota). Badminton is the fastest racquet sport in the world with shuttles reaching speeds of up to 332 km/h (206 mph)
    Maize is the most cultivated cereal in the world
    The fastest moving land snake is the Black Mamba, which can move up to 7 miles per ho
    The first sport to have a world championship was billiards in 1873
    Ostrich is the fastest animal on two legs
    Australia is the smallest of the world's continents. It is also the lowest, the flattest and (apart from Antarctica) the driest.
    The first product to have a barcode was Wrigley's chewing gum
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    Basenjis are the only breed of dogs that cannot bark (they have flat larynxes)
    Scallops have up to 100 eyes arranged around the edges of their mantles like a string of beads
    www.symbolics.com is the first ever internet domain name registered
    The first person to reach the summit of Mt Everest twice was the Nepali Sherpa Nawang Gombu
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    The first pizza ever home-delivered was sent to Queen of Italy, Margherita Savoy, in 1889.
    Built in 1885, Home Insurance Building in Chicago, Illinois was the first skyscraper in the world.
    Wall Drug Store in Wall, South Dakota is the largest drug store in the world.
    Armenia is the first country in the world to adopt Christianity as its official religion
    Adolf Hitler was in Braunau am Inn in present-day Austria
    Baku, located 92 ft below sea level, is the lowest lying national capital in the world and also the largest city in the world located below sea level.
    The Bengal delta of Bangladesh is the largest delta in the world
    The name Belarus means "White Russia".
    Lake Titicaca, on the border of Peru and Bolivia, is the highest commercially navigable lake in the world
    Presently, Botswana has the highest African elephant population in the world
    Brazil is the world's largest producer, exporter and consumer of coffee.
    99.9% of all the species that have lived on Earth are now extinct.
    Kiwis lay the largest eggs relative to their body size (their eggs weigh about one-fifth of their body weight)
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    Area-wise, Algeria is the largest country in Africa
    The Angolan currency, Kwanza, is named after the Cuanza River
    Argentina is named after 'Silver' metal (Latin word 'argentum' means 'silver') as the first European explorers believed the country has silver mountains
    Australia is the world's largest island but it is not counted as an island as it is a continent. It is also the smallest continent.
    WalMart Stores is the world's largest private employer
    An adult mouse has 225 bones, adult humans have only 206 bones
    Captain Cook was the first person to set foot on all six habitable continents of the Earth
    Russia is the largest country in the world, covering more than one-eighth of the Earth's inhabited land area
    The human brain accounts for about 2% of body weight, but it uses about 20% of the oxygen in our blood and 25% of the glucose (sugars) circulating in our bloodstream
    A Great Basin bristlecone pine tree in White Mountains, California is Oldest known currently living tree. Its age was determined to be 5062 years.
    The last Olympic gold medal that was made completely out of gold was awarded during the 1912 Olympics.
    A lightning strike is almost 5 times hotter than the surface of the sun! A bolt of lightning can reach temperatures of 53,540 degrees Fahrenheit
    Cows and horses can sleep with their eyes open and standing up
    Sir Nils Olav, a penguin at Edinburgh Zoo, was knighted with the approval of King Harald V of Norway in 2008. He was made a corporal in 1982, a sergeant in 1987, a regimental sergeant Major in 1993, honourable regimental sergeant major in 2001 and colonel-in-chief in 2005. Sir Nils Olav was promoted as a brigadier in 2016
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    Richest animal in the world
    Gunther III, a German Shepard, was a pet of German countess and multi-millionaire Karlotta Leibenstein. Upon her death in 1992, Karlotta left a massive inheritance to Gunther III. Following Gunther III’s death, his son, Gunther IV, inherited his father’s fortune, about $400 million, and was recognized as the richest pet in the world.

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