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Some species of bamboo grow at a rate of 3ft per day.
The planet Venus has the longest day.
The shark has to keep moving to stay alive.
An ant can lift things 10 times its own weight, and ants do not sleep.
The lightest organ in the human body is the lung.
A car travelling at 80 km/h uses half its fuel to overcome wind resistance.
Some species of earthworm can have as many as 10 hearts.
There are more beetles than any other kind of creature in the world.
Every second, the Sun pumps more than a million tons of material into the space through the solar wind (electrically charged particles.)
A diamond will not dissolve in acid. The only thing that can destroy it is intense heat.
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