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The Sahara Desert is home to approximately 70 species of mammals, 90 species of birds, 100 species of reptiles and several different arthropods, such as scorpions and spiders. The dromedary camel is easily the most popular animal resident of the Sahara. Introduced to the desert around 200 A.D., the dromedary camel is well-adapted to the harsh Saharan climate, having the ability to last for weeks without any food or water.Full Answer >
The HMS Titanic had a total of nine decks, including the boiler room level and the orlop, or lowest, deck. The ship stood 60.5 feet above the waterline and had a draft of approximately 34 feet.Full Answer >
CH3COO is the chemical formula for acetate. It can also be written as CH3CO2- or C2H3O2-. Acetate is a negative ion, often found in aqueous solution. Acetate forms neutral molecules by combining with cations. The products of these reactions are also commonly referred to as acetates such as sodium acetate.Full Answer >
Stainless steel, gold, silver, platinum and aluminum (after forming a barrier from minimal exposure) are all rust-proof metals. Rust is the process of iron oxidization, so it specifically refers to the iron content in a metal.Full Answer >