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Antarctica is the only continent without reptiles.
Antarctica is the coldest, windiest, highest and driest continent on Earth.
Antarctica is the only continent without a time zone.
When Columbus “discovered” the Americas, the continent was already inhabited by 90 million people which was a third of the world’s population.
New Zealand is part of the “Zealandia” continent, of which, 93% is submerged.
The hand print of Nelson Mandela resembles the African continent.
In 1977, Argentina sent a pregnant mother to Antarctica in an effort to claim a portion of the continent. The boy became the first human known to be born in Antarctica.
Africa is the only continent that is in all four hemispheres and the only to have land on the prime meridian and the equator.
There are Victoria’s Secret models from every continent except Antarctica.
The man who was believed to have introduced HIV to North America, sometimes called “Patient Zero”, was actually not the initial source of the virus on this continent, recent research shows.
Africa is both the world’s second-largest and second-most-populous continent.
A piece of an ancient continent, running from India to Madagascar, was found in 2017 under the island of Mauritius off the East Coast of Africa.
While the U.S. generates 2/3 of its electricity from fossil fuels, South America generates 2/3 of it from renewable energy sources, making the continent a global leader in renewable energy.
Alexander The Great’s testament called for a transplant of populations from Asia and Europe to “bring the largest continent to common unity and to friendship by means of intermarriage and family ties.”