Fascinating facts: part 5

– The Netherlands produces 13,000,000 kilos of cheese per week

– 75% of the entire world’s flower bulbs come from the Netherlands

– A tarsier’s brain is the same size as one of it’s eyeballs – 16mm in diameter.

– Proboscis monkeys live in a harem arrangement of one bloke to around 20 ladies.

– Half the world’s population live in cities, estimated by the UN to rise to 70% by 2050.

– The Maldives calculate the value of their sharks to the economy at US$33,000/year. Alive.

Proboscis monkey. How about that for a nose? (Half-inched pic)

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