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Number: did you knows

  1. It takes 110 silkworm cocoons to make an average tie 
  2. Queen termites can live up to 50 years 
  3. Caterpillars have over 2,000 muscles 
  4. The fastest insect is the Australian dragon fly (its top speed is 57 km/h (35mp/h)) 
  5. There are over 100,000 different species of butterflies 
  6. There are over 80,000 different species of ants 
  7. An area of the Suns surface to the equivalent of a postage stamp would shine with the brightness of over 1,500,000 candles 
  8. More than 1,000,000 Earths could fit inside the Sun 
  9. It takes 1,100 watts to power a toaster 
  10. There are exactly 1,048,576 bytes in 1 megabyte 
  11. Rainbows can only be seen in the morning or late afternoon (the sun needs to be less than 40 above the horizon) 
  12. All hurricanes form over the sea and can last up to 10 days 
  13. There are over 225,000 trees in New York’s Central Park 
  14. 80% of the world’s rose species come from Asia 
  15. 8.5 million tons of water evaporates from the Dead Sea every day 
  16. It takes 5 years for an oyster to produce a medium sized pearl 
  17. The average mature oak tree sheds over 700,000 leaves in Autumn 
  18. 20% of China’s plants are used in medicine 
  19. 2/3 of the world’s eggplants are grown in the US New Jersey 
  20. The diameter of Jupiter is 152,800km (88 700 miles) 
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