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EP 16 ANIMAL FACTS

 Panda’s must eat 25 – 90 pounds (12-38 kg) of bamboo every day to meet their energy needs. This is because bamboo contains very little nutritional value, so they have to eat it in vast quantities to survive. Although the giant panda possesses the digestive system of a carnivore, they have evolved to depend almost …

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TERROR TALES WITH MB (Poveglia Island, Venice, Italy)

POVEGLIA WAS CONSTRUCTED ON A permanent fortification built by the Venetian government and from 1793-1814 was used as a plague quarantine station, or “lazaretto”—one of many in the Venetian lagoon. The tiny island is said to have hosted over 160,000 infected souls living out their final days and hours there—so many that there are whispers …

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