Today’s Trivia

Quito, Ecuador

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Mark Twain was the first to anticipate the value of fingerprints as evidence in one of his novels.  (Source)

 

Elephants are the only other mammal that have a chin.  (Source)

 

Infiniti the car manufacturer, based their logo on Mount Fuji.  (Source)

 

In order to attract jaguars to camera traps, field biologists have used Calvin Klein’s Obsession for men cologne. It is believed that the civetone in the cologne resembles a territorial marking.  (Source)

 

Charles VII of Sweden was the first Charles of Sweden, despite what his regnal number might suggest. (Source)

 


 

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  • SteveWrathall

    Cotopaxi, an almost perfect stratovolcano, similar to Fujiyama, towers over Quito. Link 3

  • Mike

    Ecuador and Japan have both had severe earthquakes. Link #3

  • Mike

    Ecuador May Have More Jaguars Than Anywhere Else on Earth. Link #4

  • Sally

    Mark Twain wrote a travel book which included Ecuador. Link 1

    • AS

      This one is it for today – well done Sally :)

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