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Amazing facts for kids about our planet and how we live our lives — facts that are stranger than fiction! Prepare to be amazed, because truth can be stranger than fact, sometimes!

Wheatears living in Greenland are larger…

Wheatears living in Greenland are larger than those found further south. Being larger helps the birds to survive cold and longer migration flights to central Africa. The farther north a bird lives, the larger it tends to be.

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