Africa was colonized
All of Africa was colonized by foreign powers during the "scramble for Africa", except Ethiopia and Liberia.
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and incredibly social animals. When kept in a group they will snuggle
close to one another, and prefer to sleep nose-to-nose.
Scientists discovered sharks that are living in an active underwater volcano. Divers cannot investigate because they would get burns from the acidity and heat.
Mahatma Ghandi described a cow as "a poem of compassion", also stating that "I worship the cow and I shall defend its worship against the whole world".
Cows are worshiped and celebrated during many different festivals throughout India.
Abraham Lincoln never belonged to an organized church. He read the Bible daily, but he never joined an organized church in his lifetime.
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.