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Which household pests can actually help make planet greener?

Answer: Termites (turn wood cellulose into something they can digest)


25%  answered  Termites (turn wood cellulose into something they can digest)
50%  answered  Cockroaches (their bodies make tree-nourishing mulch)
25%  answered  Flies (transmit bacteria that control certain animal populations’ growth)

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In 1976, Norwegian zoologists produced

Answer: A cat who could ride a bicycle


22%  answered  An elephant who could trumpet the national anthem
33%  answered  A cat who could ride a bicycle
44%  answered  A rhino who could tap-dance

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