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Bubo bubo is the sci­en­tific name of the Euro­pean ea­gle owl

RUS­SIAN DOC­TORS ONCE FOUND A 2-INCH FIR TREE GROW­ING IN A MAN’S LUNG.

◆ In 2013, Bel­gium is­sued 500,000 postage stamps with the smell of co­coa and cov­ered in a var­nish to look like choco­late.

◆ THE PHRASE “AS CLEAR AS MUD” DATES BACK TO 1804.

◆ THE FIRST GREEN­HOUSES WERE BUILT BY THE RO­MANS AROUND AD30, TO GROW CU­CUM­BERS FOR EM­PEROR TIBERIUS.

◆ Switzer­land and Vat­i­can City are the only coun­tries with square flags.

◆ WUTHERING MEANS CHAR­AC­TERISED BY STRONG WINDS.

◆ Puglia is known as the “bread­bas­ket of Italy”.

◆ FRIED OR ROAST GUINEA PIG IS A DEL­I­CACY IN PERU.

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