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    Fast Facts: Feb. 17

    • Baby seals are called “”weaners.””

    • In some parts of Africa, ostriches are used to herd sheep.

    • Rod Stewart once worked as a gravedigger.

    • The typical human body contains about four ounces of salt.

    • One third of high school graduates never read another book.

    • About 85 percent of obscene phone calls are made by males.

    • The Eiffel Tower is six inches shorter in winter due to the metal shrinking when cold.

    • The average temperature of showers in the United States is 105 dregrees Farenheit.

    • A spider’s blood is transparent.

    • Italy consumes more wine per capita than any other country.

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