crude oil coming out of pipe

Why is there so much oil in the Middle East?

There isn't necessarily more oil in the Middle East; it's just the most cost-effective place to extract oil from due to it having ideal conditions...
Lion looking majestic

Why is the lion referred to as the king of the jungle when it...

While there is authoritive source for this that I could find, the phrase it is based on a Hindi translation for the word jungle.
squirrel hiccups

Do animals get hiccups?

Most mammals (and some other animals) can get hiccups. Insects are a type of animal that does not get hiccups due to them not...
turtle shell

What happens to a turtle’s shell after it dies?

A turtle's shell will eventually decompose, but at a much slower rate than its flesh, innards, and organs due it being made of bone...
bird chirp

Can different bird species understand each other?

Birds communicate in various ways, but I'll be focusing only on audible communication in this post. Robert D. Magrath, a behavioral ecologist at the Australian...

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