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A biologist found that the giant palm salamander, which possesses a tongue that can generate 18,000 watts of power per kilo of muscle, is nearly twice as strong as the Colorado river toad, hitherto the world’s strongest animal.

Cost of renting a giant panda from the Chinese government, per day:

$1,500

The Cairo, New York, police department advised drivers to “overcome the fear” after a woman crashed her car when she saw a spider.

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