I Wanna Know
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I Wanna Know

What Exactly Are the Tropics?

The definition has nothing to do with heat or humidity

If I hadn’t looked it up, I would have told you that the tropics are the part of the world where monkeys throw coconuts at you, where fist-sized mosquitoes bite you, where you always have sweaty armpits and a moist crotch, and where it’s so hot that to cool down it’s best to open up a window and stick your head into an…

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David B. Clear

Cartoonist, science fan, PhD, eukaryote. Doesn't eat cats, dogs, nor other animals. 1,000x Bottom Writer. davidbclear.com