Amazing Facts

"Here are the some of the amazing facts in Biology. These lists of amazing facts are both educational and catching. Hope you read and enjoy these facts."

Amazing Facts in Biology

"One out of 20 people have an extra rib."

"44% of kids watch television before they go to sleep."

"Every three days a human stomach gets a new lining."

"The Kodiak, which is native to Alaska, is the largest bear and can measure up to eight feet and weigh as much as 1,700 pounds."

"The Gastric Flu can cause projectile vomiting."

"The fur of the binturong, also known as the "Asian Bear Cat," smells like popcorn. The scent is believed to come from a gland located near the tail."

"The longest distance a deepwater lobster has been recorded to travel is 225 miles."

"Orcas (killer whales), when traveling in groups, breathe in unison."

"For more than 3,000 years, Carpenter ants have been used to close wounds in India, Asia and South America."

"Smokers are twice as likely to develop lower back pain than non-smokers."

"Humans are born with 300 bones in their body, however when a person reaches adulthood they only have 206 bones. This occurs because many of them join together to make a single bone."

"The reason why hair turns gray as we age is because the pigment cells in the hair follicle start to die, which is responsible for producing "melanin" which gives the hair colour."

"Most lipstick contains fish scales."

"More people are killed by donkeys annually than are killed in plane crashes."

"Asthma affects one in fifteen children under the age of eighteen."

"A one ounce milk chocolate bar has 6 mg of caffeine."

"Throughout the South, peanuts were known as "Monkey Nuts," and "Goober peas," before the civil war."

"Scallops have approximately 100 eyes around the edge of its shell."

"In 1810, Peter Durand invented the tin can for preserving food."

"The fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of the mouth is called Arachibutyrophobia."

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