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

"A shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes."

"Polar bears can eat as much as ten percent of their body weight in less than one hour."

"Hair and fingernails are made from the same substance, keratin."

"The average human eats 8 spiders in their lifetime at night."

"Gases that build up in your large intestine cause flatulence. It usually takes about 30 to 45 minutes for these gases to pass through your system."

"The largest earthworm on record was found in South Africa and measured 22 feet."

"Whooping cranes are born with blue eyes that change to bright gold by the time they six months old."

"Tomatos were once referred to as "love apples." This is because their was a superstition that people would fall in love by eating them."

"People who studies laughter are called a "gelotologists".

"Chameleons can move their eyes independently. One eye can be looking forward and one eye backward at the same time."

"Over 90% of diseases are caused or complicated by stress."

"Gorillas are considered apes, not monkeys. The way to distinguish between an ape and a monkey is that apes do not have tails."

"Early Romans used to use porcupine quills as toothpicks."

"Honey is used sometimes for antifreeze mixtures and in the center of golf balls."

"A headache and inflammatory pain can be reduced by eating 20 tart cherries."

"The sperm count of an average American male compared to thirty years ago is down thirty percent."

"Humpback whales are capable of living up to 95 years."

"Some Ribbon worm will eat themselves if they cannot find food. This type of worm can still survive after eating up to 95% of its body weight."

"A honey bee has four wings."

"The body of the average baby is 75% water."

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