Pule, a cheese made from the milk of Balkan donkeys from Serbia, is the most expensive cheese in the world
    Buzkashi, Afghanistan's national game, is the world's wildest game. It involves riders on horseback competing to grab a goat carcass.
    Nine-banded armadillos have four identical pups of the same gender in every litter, and the seven-banded armadillo has eight to 15 identical pups at one time.
    African lungfish can survive on land (without water) for months
    At 3,810 meters (12,500 feet) above mean sea level, Lake Titicaca is the world's highest navigable lake.
    Mercury is the only metal to exist in liquid form at room temperature
    Though Nile river is the longest river in the world, Amazon river is the biggest river by water volume
    Our Sun is the biggest object in our Solar System and makes up 99% of its mass.
    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
    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
    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)
    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

    Most taste buds
    Of all the living creatures on Earth, catfish has most taste buds. The average person has about 10,000 taste buds. Catfish (order Siluriformes) typically have more than 100,000 taste buds. Some large catfish can have as many as 175,000. Taste buds are located all over the catfish's body, but are most concentrated on the four pairs of whiskers around its mouth. These whiskers, called barbells, act as antennae. Along with the thousands of buds along their body, the whiskers allow the fish to not only taste when dinner is nearby, but also hone in on its exact location. A highly developed sense of taste is critical for catfish, which do their hunting in extremely muddy, murky waters where visibility is low. Chickens, who have only about 24 taste buds, have the fewest taste buds.

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