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Biology Facts & Trivia - Page 10

An iguana can stay under water for twenty-eight minutes. Sciensational.com

Porcupines float in water. Sciensational.com

Cats have over one hundred vocal sounds, while dogs only have about ten. Sciensational.com

Emus and kangaroos cannot walk backwards. Sciensational.com

Shrimp's heart is in its head. Submitted by: Scien

The average person falls asleep in seven minutes. Sciensational.com

Starfish don't have brains.

Chimpanzees are the only animals that can recognize themselves in a mirror. Sciensational.com

House flies have a lifespan of two weeks.

The Atlantic Giant Squid's eye can be as large as 40 cm (15.75 in) wide. Sciensational.com

The longest living cells in the body are brain cells which can live an entire lifetime. Sciensational.com

It takes approximately 12 hours for food to entirely digest. Sciensational.com

The Stegosaurus dinosaur measured up to 9.1 m (30 ft) long but had a brain the size of a walnut.

The smallest bone in the human body is the stapes or stirrup bone located in the middle ear. It is approximately 0.28 cm (0.11 in) long. Sciensational.com

The world's largest amphibian is the giant salamander. It can grow up to 1.5 m (5 ft) in length. Sciensational.com

Snakes are true carnivores because they eat nothing but other animals. They do not eat any type of plant material.

When you get goosebumps and your hair stands, the hair helps to trap air, making you feel warmer by keeping in your body heat. Sciensational.comSubmitted by: Jeremy - United States

93% of a water melon is water.

The human body has less muscles in it than a caterpillar. Sciensational.com

When you blush, your stomach lining also reddens. Sciensational.com