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13 Totally Gross but Interesting Facts not to Read While You’re Eating

1. The biggest ‘fatberg’ found in London sewers was 250m long and weighed 130 tonnes A ‘fatberg’ is the term coined for an increasingly common blockage found in London sewers. It happens when so-called ‘flushable’ wet wipes mix with cooking fat that is poured down the sink. The biggest ‘fatberg’ was found in the London …

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ortolan

The songbird that’s being eaten to death

A rare songbird called the Ortolan is an illegal delicacy in France. Every year 300,000 Ortolans fly from the North, Baltic states, Finland and Scandinavia to warmer climes in the South. On the way they have to cross France. In France around 30,000 ortolans are hunted during their emigration. The Ortolan features on International Union …

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