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Ripley's Believe It or Not! #c79(5/27/2007)

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Roman generals wore bay laurel leaves in the belief the plant protected them from lightning!

A frog was found inside a chunk of amber in Chiapas, Mexico --- where it has been preserved for as long as 25 million years!

"Cow-nivore!" A cow in Chandpur, India, eats chickens!

< TASK > Answer the questions.

(1) Why did Roman generals wear bay laurel leaves?

(2) How long has the frog been preserved in the chunk of amber?

(3) What does that cow in India eat?

The cartoon from http://www.comics.com/comics/ripleys/
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