California produces almost all of the broccoli sold in the United States.

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White potatoes were first cultivated by local Indians in the Andes Mountains of South America.

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Grapes are one of the oldest cultivated fruits. They have been around for more than 8,000 years.

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Substances from marine plants and animals are used in scores of products, including medicine, ice cream, toothpaste, fertilizers, gasoline, cosmetics, and livestock feed.

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F: Wolf pups are born deaf and blind while weighing around 0.5 kg (1 lb). It takes about 8 months before they are old enough to actively join in wolf pack hunts.

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A horn worm can eat an entire tomato plant by itself in one day!

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The blue whale, Balaenoptera musculus, is the largest known animal ever to have lived on sea or land. Individuals can reach more than 110 feet and weigh nearly 200 tons, more than the weight of 50 adult elephants.

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About 20 to 30 volcanoes erupt each year, mostly under the sea.

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A fly can react to something it sees and change direction in 30 milliseconds.

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Female elephants spend their entire lives living in large groups called herds. Male elephant leave their herds at about 13 years old and live fairly solitary lives from this point.

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