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The bat - Wanted poster

Characteristics Name: Bat Latin name: Microchiroptera Class: mammals Size: up to 12cm Weight: 5 - 200 g (depending on species) Age: 5 - 25 years Appearance: black wings, coat mostly fair Gender dimorphism: no Nutrition type: Insectivore (insectivore) Food: Fruits, insects, pollen Distribution: worldwide Original origin: unknown Sleep-wake cycle: nocturnal Habitat: near forests Natural enemies: fox, cat, owl, marten Sexual maturity: from the second year of mating: August to October Tragzeit: 50 - 65 days Litter size: 1 cub Social behavior: Colony-forming Endangered species: Yes You can find further profiles of animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
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Dolomite

Characteristics: Name: Dolomite Other names: Dolomite, Perlspat, Rautenspat Mineral class: anhydrous carbonates Chemical formula: CaMg [CO 3] 2 Chemical elements: calcium, magnesium, carbon, oxygen Similar minerals: Calcite Color: colorless, white, yellow Gloss: glossy glass Crystal structure: trigonal Mass density: 2.85 Magnetism: non-magnetic Mohs hardness: 4 Stroke color: white Transparency: transparent Use: building material General information on dolomite: Dolomite primarily describes a strongly magnesium-containing mineral, also known as perlspat and rautenspat.
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Windmill

What is a windmill and how does it work? Definition: The windmill describes a structure that harnesses the energy of the wind. It is considered the direct forerunner of the modern wind turbine. In the past, windmills were primarily used for crushing, grinding and processing lumpy materials such as cereal products, paper, wood or stone.
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Atom

What is an atom? Explanation: The word 'atom' goes back to the Greek philosopher Democritus and means 'indivisible'. The idea of ​​the indivisibility of atoms, that is the smallest unit of matter, is thus well over 2,400 years old. However, atoms are not indivisible despite the terminology.
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The cicada - Wanted poster

Characteristics Name: Cicada Latin name: Auchenorrhyncha Class: Insects Size: 1 - 10cm Weight:? Age: 1 - 15 years Appearance: species-dependent Sex Dimorphism: No Nutrition Type: Vegetable Sucker Food: Plant Juice Distribution: worldwide Original Origin: unknown Sleep-wake cycle: diurnal Habitat: relatively unspecific, but always in close proximity to plants natural enemies: ant, parasitic wasp , Spider, birds Sexual maturity: with the completed development to the cicada Mating season: in principle, year-round possible Danger of extinction: No. More profiles of animals can be found in the Encyclopaedia.
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Indium (In) properties

Atomic mass, symbol and atomic number Indium is a naturally occurring element with the element symbol In and atomic number 49. In the periodic table it stands with an atomic mass of 114.818 u in the 3rd main group. The chemical element discovered by Ferdinand Reich in 1863 is not radioactive and is in a solid state of aggregation at room temperature.
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