➡Early explorers used watermelons as canteens to hold their water supplies

➡Watermelons are 92% water

➡By weight, watermelon is the most-consumed melon in the United States

➡Over 1,200 varieties of watermelon are grown worldwide in 96 countries

➡The largest watermelon ever grown weighed 262 pounds, or 119 kilograms

➡The watermelon is cousins with cucumber, pumpkin, and squash

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