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Vanadium (V) properties

Atomic mass, symbol and atomic number Vanadium is a naturally occurring element with the element symbol V and atomic number 23. In the periodic table it stands with an atomic mass of 50.941 u in the 5th subgroup. The chemical element discovered by Manuel del Río in 1801 is not radioactive and is in a solid state at room temperature.
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The sheep - Wanted poster

Characteristics Name: Sheep Other names: Domestic sheep Latin name: Ovis orientalis aries Class: Mammals Size: 1,0 - 1,9m Weight: 50 - 100kg Age: 10 - 18 years Appearance: white Sex Dimorphism: Yes Diet type: Herbivore (herbivor) food : Grass Origin: World-wide Origin: Asia Minor Sleep-wake-up-rhythm: active in the daytime Habitat: grasslands Natural enemies: bear, wolf Sexual maturity: with 6 - 12 months Mating season: August - October gestation period: ca.
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Winter solstice

What is a winter solstice? Definition and explanation: The winter solstice takes place in the northern hemisphere every year on 21 or 22 December and marks the beginning of winter from an astronomical and calendar point of view. It goes hand in hand with the shortest day and at the same time the longest night.
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The duck - Wanted poster

Characteristics Name: Duck Other names: Wild duck Latin name: Anas platyrhynchos Class: Birds Size: 40 - 55 cm Weight: 1 - 1,5kg Age: 5 - 10 years Looks: brown-white plumage (female), white-black plumage and green head (male) sex dimorphism: yes nutrition type: omnivorous food: small animals, snails, plants distribution: Asia, Europe, North America native origin: unknown sleep-wake cycle: nocturnal and nocturnal habitat: standing animals natural enemies: fox, Hawk, marten, wolf sexual maturity: approx.
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Lithium (Li) properties

Atomic mass, symbol and atomic number Lithium is a naturally occurring element with the elemental symbol Li and the atomic number 3. In the periodic table it stands with an atomic mass of 6.94 u in the 1st main group. The chemical element discovered by Johan August Arfwedson in 1817 is not radioactive and is in a solid state of aggregation at room temperature.
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The fire jellyfish - Wanted poster

Characteristics Name: Fire jellyfish Other names: Yellow hair jellyfish, light jellyfish Latin name: Cyanea capillata, Pelagia noctiluca Class: umbrella jellyfish Size: 10 - 60 cm Weight: up to 150 g Age: unknown Appearance: bright color variations possible Sexual dimorphism: No Nutrition type: predominantly plankton filter ( planktivor) food: plankton distribution: Atlantic, North and Baltic Sea, Red Sea and Mediterranean origin: unknown sleep-wake cycle: nocturnal habitat: ocean, sea natural enemies: dolphins, fish, turtles, jellyfish sexual maturity: unknown mating season: all year round Behavior: Swarming Threatened at extinction: No You can find further profiles of animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
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