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On this day in Africa and the world
On this day 16 October 2019 in Tanzanian's history, world history and which celebrities were born today!
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1. Earth has more than 60,000 known tree species. The scientists behind this effort compiled data from museums, botanical gardens, agricultural centers and other sources, and concluded there are 60,065 tree species currently known to science. 2. More than half of all tree species exist only in a single country. Nearly 58 percent of all tree species are single-country endemics, the study found,...
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A lot of people outside Africa perceive the continent as a hub for killer diseases and the statistics coming out from here do not help in changing the assertion. Pneumonia According to official statistics, Pneumonia and other lower respiratory tract infections are among the leading causes of death in Africa. The disease affects both children and adults and gives its...
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Math and architecture are more closely linked that you might think, read on. 1) The Great Pyramid of Giza, Cairo, Egypt It’s the largest and oldest of the three pyramids and was the tallest man-made structure in the world for 3,800 years. 2) Taj Mahal, Agra, India The Taj Mahal in India is a delight for tourists, with many waiting to get that iconic photo in front of this beautiful building. 3)...
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Remind your partner (and yourself) that you appreciate them. When men don’t feel connected or appreciated by their wives, they are vulnerable to the advances of any attractive woman who casts a lustful glance their way. Say thank you for the little things. Playing tit for tat is childish and will do nothing but chip away at the trust and...
On this day in Africa and the world
On this day 10 October 2019 in Tanzanian's history, world history and which celebrities were born today!
10. Sinharaja Forest Reserve  Size: 34 square miles  Forest Type: Tropical Lowland Rainforest  Location: Sri Lanka  Prominent Wildlife: Sri Lanka Crested Drongo and Green Pit Viper 9. Mindo-Nambillo Cloud Forest Size: 74 square miles  Forest Type: Cloud Forest  Location: South America  Prominent Wildlife: Quetzals and Basilisks Over 450 different types of birds find sanctuary in the Cloud Forest, as well as a wide variety of orchids. 8. Kinabalu National Park  Size: 291 square miles  Forest Type: Mountain Rainforest  Location: Asia  Prominent Wildlife: Proboscis Monkeys...
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8. King Ratsnake King ratsnake is a large and beautiful constrictor that found in open forests and meadows of China, Northern Vietnam and China. It’s a defensive mechanism from king ratsnakes to release the offensive odor from post-anal glands when threatened. They ratsnakes mainly feed on rodents. 7. Earwig The earwig is a small, dark insect that found throughout the Americas, Africa, Asia and Australia. It...
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1. Mighty mite The mite Paratarsotomus macropalpis, although no bigger than a sesame seed, was recently recorded running at up to 322 body lengths per second. 2. Australian tiger beetle The Australian tiger beetle tops out at 171 body lengths per second. That's over 22 times the speed of former Olympic sprinter Michael Johnson. 3. Wind scorpion The wind scorpion runs at about 10 mph,...
Spotting a large bird on sky could make you ‘Aww.’ some of the large birds can fly some of them can’t. 10. Wandering Albatross -Measuring from 8.3 ft to 11 ft, -weighs 12 kg.It’s native to Southern and North Pacific ocean. -They mostly feed on small fishes and squids. 9. Mute Swan -Grows up to a size of 5 feet. -Weighs between 12 and 13 kg. They are...

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