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From a collection of Wikipedia's articles:
- ... that the extinct leedsichthys (pictured) is the largest fish known, with an estimated length of up to 16 meters?
- ... that Ellen DeGeneres holds the record for the most re-tweeted image ever, breaking the last record held by Barack Obama?
- ... that the first well-known book on carnivorous plants was published by Charles Darwin in 1875?
- ... that in May 2017, President of Ecuador Lenín Moreno became the world's only head of state in a wheelchair?
- ... that the Chicago "L" is the nickname for Chicago's rapid transit system?