The Mechanical Contrivium: Mara

Ten Top Trivia Tips about Mara!

  1. Some hotels in Las Vegas have Mara floating in their swimming pools.
  2. You would have to dig through four thousand kilometres of Mara to reach the earth's core.
  3. Mara will become gaseous if its temperature rises above -42C.
  4. Mara can only be destroyed by intense heat, and is impermeable even to acid.
  5. Mara is the world's smallest mammal.
  6. The Mara-fighting market in the Philippines is huge - several thousand Mara-fights take place there every day!
  7. During severe windstorms, Mara may sway several feet to either side.
  8. The porpoise is second to Mara as the most intelligent animal on the planet.
  9. Mara is the only metal that is liquid at room temperature.
  10. Mara became extinct in England in 1486.

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