Biology Facts & Trivia - Page 3
The nerves in our body are most concentrated in our fingertips. Sciensational.comSubmitted by: Manaal - Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Dolphins cannot stay long underwater because they breathe through their blowholes above water. Sciensational.comSubmitted by: Ankita L - Dubai, UAE
The most poisonous snake in the world is Belcher's Sea Snake or the Faint-banded Sea Snake (Hydrophis belcheri). Sciensational.comSubmitted by: Ankita - Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Turtles and sea cucumbers can breathe through their butts. Sciensational.comSubmitted by: BJ Caronan
The cow has four stomachs, as most ruminant mammals do. Submitted by: Nicole and Sarah - United States.
The little Alaskan Wood Frog is capable of reviving itself back to normal life after staying completely frozen for months, during which its heart, brain and other organs stop functioning. Sciensational.comSubmitted by: Jaleks
Some species of earthworm can have as many as 10 hearts. Submitted by: Jhun Mark Soriano
There are more species of fish in Amazon river than in the entire Atlantic Ocean (Over 2,000). Sciensational.comSubmitted by: Will Bryant - United States.
Chameleons often have tongues longer than their bodies. Submitted by: Maureen - Cavite, PH
A worm is both male and female at the same time (a hermaphrodite.) Sciensational.comSubmitted by: Science Chem Geek - Parker, Pennsylvania, United States
Dolphins and whales are mammals that don't drink water. Sciensational.comSubmitted by: Orange - United Kingdom.
Sheeps, goats and the octopus have almost rectangular-oval pupils in their eyes. Sciensational.comSubmitted by: Abby
Giraffes could pass out with blood filling their brain when they lower their neck, so they have a sponge-like organ in the head which slowly gathers and releases blood. Submitted by: Miia - London, United Kingdom.
The Golden "Poison Dart" frog in South America is the most poisonous vertebrate in the world. Sciensational.comSubmitted by: Sruthi R - Coimbatore, India
The acceleration rate of a flea's jump is 20 times that of a space shuttle during launch.
Sciensational.comSubmitted by: Sruthi R - Coimbatore, India
The Brazilian "railroad worm" has a head that glows with a red light, and has a green light on its side. Submitted by: Sruthi R - Coimbatore, India
A woodpecker can peck with a force as high as 1,200 g's with each impact - equivalent to a human striking head against a wall at a speed of 25km (16mi) an hour each time.
A large woodpecker can peck as fast as 20 times a second and up to 12,000 times a day.
Submitted by: Kenneth Lugtu
The world's smallest flowering plant is the Wolffia, whose one full bouquet of flowers can fit on the head of a push-pin. Sciensational.comSubmitted by: Hyde
Rafflesia Arnoldii is the largest flower in world, and can grow as big as an umbrella. Sciensational.comSubmitted by: Hyde