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    Gunther III, a German Shepard, was a pet of German countess and multi-millionaire Karlotta Leibenstein. Upon her death in 1992, Karlotta left a massive inheritance to Gunther III. Following Gunther III’s death, his son, Gunther IV, inherited his father’s fortune, about $400 million, and was recognized as the richest pet in the world.
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    Titin is the largest known protein. It is the third most abundant protein in human muscle (after myosin and actin) Its full chemical name starts methionyl... and ends ...isoleucine and contains 189,819 letters. A typical person needs atleast 3.5 hours to pronounce it
    In 1672, an angry mob of Dutchmen killed and ate their prime minister (Grand Pensionary of Holland) Johan de Witt
    At the 1900 Summer Olympics held in Paris, France, live pigeons were used for the shooting events.
    The Onyx River, which flows away from the ocean, is the longest river in Antarctica.
    Most aphids are born pregnant and and give birth to their own young just few days after their own birth
    In 1840, "Harry", the first camel was imported to Australia by John Ainsworth Horrocks. Later, Harry, the camel, accidentally bumped his owner just in the moment as he was loading a gun. Before Horrocks died from the bullet wounds, he got the camel executed for murder.
    Before he became prime minister of Australia in 1983, Bob Hawke got into the 1955 Guinness Book of Records for drinking two and a half pints of beer in 11 seconds.
    A healthy adult male will produce roughly 525 billion sperm cells over his lifetime. He produces enough sperm in a month to impregnate every woman on the planet.
    Red Bull, the “energy” drink co-developed by Austrian Dietrich Mateschitz, is a modified Thai drink called Krating Daeng (“red water buffalo”)
    Most of Brazil nuts grown in South America are radioactive as they contain naturally occurring radioactive material.
    Ounce for ounce, rhinoceros beetles are the world’s strongest animals. They could carry up to 100 times their own weight over short distances. They can carry 30 times their own weight over long distances without showing any sign of fatigue.
    After researching the data of 200 nations from the last 100 years, Imperial College, London found that Netherlands men are the tallest men in the world (av. height: 182.5cm) and Latvia women are the tallest women in the world (av. height: 170cm) Researchers also found that the shortest female population is in Guatemala, at an average of 4-foot-11. The shortest male population is in East Timor, an island nation near Indonesia, at an average of 5-foot-3.
    12 + 3 – 4 + 5 + 67 + 8 + 9 = 100
    A billion seconds is a significant birthday or anniversary, being about 4 months shy of 32 years. 1 billion seconds is about 31 years and 244 days
    Great snipes flies from Sweden to sub-Saharan Africa, in as little as two days without resting. The birds travel about 4,200 miles (6,760 kilometers) non-stop at an average speed of 60 miles (97 kilometers) an hour.
    On October 14, 1912, President Theodore Roosevelt was shot as he was about to give his presidential campaign speech. Roosevelt insisted on delivering his scheduled 90-minute speech. Theodore Roosevelt’s opening lines were, “Friends, I shall ask you to be as quiet as possible. I don’t know whether you fully understand that I have just been shot.” Only with the speech completed did he agree to visit the hospital.
    Until 1772, both Latin and English were used for British passports, then French alone until 1858. Since 1858, British passports were in English.
    When tomatoes were introduced to France, the French called them 'love apples' (pommes d’amore), as tomatoes were thought to have aphrodisiac powers
    On Earth, days are getting longer. About 380 million years ago, an Earth year was around 400 days, and a day was less than 22 hours long. About 600 million years ago, an Earth year was around 417 days, and a day was less than 21 hours long. About 4.5 billion years ago, Just after earth was born, a day on earth lasted less than 5 hours
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