WTF Fun Fact – Starved In A Room Full Of Seeds

During the siege of Leningrad, a group of Russian botanists from the Institute of Plant Industry locked themselves into a secret vault and starved to death rather than consume the large collection of seeds which they were guarding in case of an apocalypse. – WTF Fun Facts

Source: https://www.rbth.com/blogs/2014/05/12/the_men_who_starved_to_death_to_save_the_worlds_seeds_35135

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