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L.M. Boyd Trivia

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Q. Check your files, please, to find the largest animal that ever lived.

A. All I can turn up therein is this note on the Ultrasaurus: “It was the biggest beast to walk the earth. It had two brains, one in its head and one in its behind. What killed it off, I presume, were committee decisions.” Bit flip. Today’s blue whale is the biggest animal ever.

• Claim is nothing manmade has a higher warmth-to-weight ratio than the down of birds.

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