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Amazing Facts about the Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon is one of the most recognizable places in the world. Get ready to learn more about this natural marvel!
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Amazing Facts about the Grand Canyon
  • Prepare for a real shocker: the Grand Canyon isn’t actually 6 million years old as it has long been believed but much, much older. The Colorado River started carving the canyon about 70 million years ago!
  • It is well known that the Grand Canyon National Park is big, but how big actually? It is 1,904 square miles which makes it bigger than the whole state of Rhode Island! Wow.

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  • There are about 1,000 caves within the Canyon and most of them have never been recorded. Unfortunately, you’re not allowed to explore most of the caves without special permission. Sorry.

  • Try to guess which animal of the Canyon is the most dangerous one. Bighorn sheep, maybe? No. The rock squirrels are the most dangerous ones and they’re surely ready to bite you!
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