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The acceleration rate of a flea's jump is 20 times that of a space shuttle during launch.
The moon is one million times drier than the Gobi Desert.
The ears of a cricket are located on the front legs, just below the knee.
There are more insects in a single square mile of fertile soil than there are people on the entire earth.
Diamonds are the hardest known substance.
The world's largest amphibian is the giant salamander. It can grow up to 5 ft. in length.
There are more beetles than any other kind of creature in the world.
An average human's blood vessels, laid end to end, would be significantly longer than the circumference of Earth.
The deepest location on Earth is Mariana Trench, about 11km deep in the North Pacific Ocean.
The speed of light - 299 million meters a second - would still take about 26 billion years to reach one end of the visible universe to the other.
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