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What is the difference between Angus beef and regular beef?

Angus beef is beef taken from an Angus cow. Angus is a breed of cattle with its own unique characteristics. Angus cattle are known for having...
Mexican Fruit Fly

Do insects get fat?

A Florida entomologist in the 1960s found that he could turn about half of a mosquito's body weight into fat if he handfed it...
Lion

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.
clown fish

Do fish sleep?

While most fish rest by reducing their activity and metabolism, the way fish "sleep" is different from the way land mammals sleep. Most fish don’t...
Sloth

Why are sloths so slow?

The first piece of the puzzle to understanding why sloths are so slow is their low-calorie folivorous (mostly leaves) diet. Many other folivorous animals...

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