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Why is the Dead Sea dead?

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The Dead Sea is indeed a very scary name for a lake. It is called so because nothing lives in it. There are no sea weeds or plants, no fish either. This is because the Dead Sea is nearly six times as salty as the ocean.It also contains many other dissolved minerals, including magnesium chloride, calcium chloride and potassium...

Elephants Don’t Diet!….

Poor Gol Matolu’s always sad. Why? I don’t know. She looks like the most perfect elephant. Tall, broad big ears, long strong trunk. No one likes to be sad. So why don’t you come with me to find out what the matter is with Gol Matolu? Ah! Here comes Hornbill, let's ask him. "Hello, do you know why the elephant’s...

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