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Venus

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Did You Know?

  • Half a million neurons form every minute during the first five months in the womb.

  • Some meteorites are as old as the solar system.

  • If melted, the ice sheets covering Antarctica would raise global sea level by almost 70 meters (230 feet).

  • Bats are the only mammals that can truly fly.

  • Fireflies aren't flies at all. They're beetles!

  • Antarctica is a continent surrounded by ocean. The Arctic is the opposite, an expanse of ocean surrounded by continents.

  • Identical twins have the exact same genes, but their fingerprints are unique.

  • Koalas are not bears. They're marsupials and are more closely related to kangaroos.

  • Some meteorites are small pieces of the moon.

  • "Shooting stars" are actually meteors.

  • Many sauropods grew new teeth as often as once a month, as old ones wore out.

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