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Which fish has meat with ammonia smell? Shark.
Sharks are very primitive and they lack a urinary system. Instead, sharks carry urea in their blood and excrete it through their flesh by osmosis. After a shark dies, its urea turns to ammonia, which can permeate the flesh.
What fruit is this? Cocoa.
Immature cocoa pods have a variety of colours, but most often are green, red, or purple, and as they mature, their colour tends towards yellow or orange. Unlike most fruiting trees, the cacao pod grows directly from the trunk or large branch of a tree.
The honeydew honey is a dark, strong type of honey. What is honeydew? Secretion of aphids.
Honeydew is a sugar-rich sticky liquid, secreted by aphids as they feed on plant sap. When their mouthpart penetrates the phloem, the sugary, high-pressure liquid is forced out of the anus of the aphid. Honeydew is then collected by honey bees.
What are the ingredients of Earl Gray tea? Tea leaves and bergamot oil.
The blend was named in honor of Count Charles Gray, who reportedly received it as a gift from the Hindu Rajah or Chinese Mandarin. The bergamot oil is added to the tea after the entire fermentation and drying process is completed, before packing.
What kind of lobster is red when fully grown up? None.
The normal coloration of lobster is dark bluish green to greenish brown, redder on the body and claws, and greener on the legs. An estimated one in 2 million lobsters are blue. All of them turn red after cooking.