Where am I? - United States Part 15
Updated: Apr 26
1. Do you know where the world's largest mammoth skeleton is located? Surprisingly despite being landlocked this state until very recently also had the longest marine fossil found.
2. This state may not have any professional team but their college football team
is so popular that they have sold out their stadium for every game since 1962.
3. One of the surprising things you may see in this state is that some buildings
are made out of straw bale. Although some have now been destroyed,
it is home to the oldest of THREE churches made like that.
4. Despite not having a particularly hot climate, you'd be
surprised to know that 25% of this state is taken by a desert.
5. Surprisingly this state is home to the largest supply of underground water in the United States.
6. Believe it or not this state was home to the first major
rodeo and Wild West Show (1882) in the United States.
7. Believe it or not this state actually started Arbor Day in 1874,
almost 50 YEARS before the rest of the US followed through (1920).
8. Unsurprisingly it is home to the largest man made forest in the United
States, spanning over 90,000 acres (140.6 sq. miles or 364.2 sq. km).
9. This states zoo is not only home to the world's largest indoor rainforest (1.5 acres), but also home to the largest indoor swamp (o.25 acres) and largest indoor desert (84,000 sq. ft or 7,804 sq. m).
10. The meaning behind the name comes from the Native American word meaning "Flat Water".
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