Jamaica was the first western country to build the railway lines outside Europe and North America, 20 years after the first rail line was constructed in Great Britain.
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Birds descended from a type of dinosaurs known as theropods.
Pigs are extraordinarily intelligent. They are curious and insightful
animals who are widely accepted as being smarter than young children of
at least 3 years of age, dogs, and even some primates.
The queen bee can live up to 5 years and is the only bee that lays eggs.
She is the busiest in the summer months, when the hive needs to be at
its maximum strength, and lays up to 2500 eggs per day.
Drinking milk when you eat something spicy will help cool the burning sensation in your mouth.
It’s a fact that a wild duck can live 20 years or more. The world record
is a Mallard Drake that lived to a ripe old age of 27 years. Domestic
ducks typically live 10-15 years or less in captivity.
There are over 3,500 species of mosquitoes.
In Denmark, there are twice as many pigs as there are people.