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Biology Facts & Trivia - Page 9

Hummingbirds can't walk. Sciensational.com

Moths have no stomach. Sciensational.com

On an average, most people blink about 15,000 times in a 16-hour day (awake.) Sciensational.com

The human head is a quarter of our total length at birth, but only an eighth of our total length by the time we reach adulthood. Sciensational.com

The human body has enough fat to produce 7 bars of soap.

There are more living organisms on the skin of a single human being than there are human beings on the surface of the earth. Sciensational.com

If your mouth was completely dry, you would not be able to distinguish the taste of anything.

The brain uses more than 25% of the oxygen used by the human body. Sciensational.com

15 million blood cells are produced and destroyed in the human body every second.

In your lifetime, you'll shed over 18 kg (40 lb) of skin. Sciensational.com

As an adult, you have more than 6 square metres (20 sq ft) of skin on your body — about the same are as a blanket for a queen-sized bed. Sciensational.com

Everyone's tongue print is different. Sciensational.com

The human brain is 80% water.

Only humans sleep on their backs. Sciensational.com

There are more beetles than any other kind of creature in the world. Sciensational.com

Armadillos can walk underwater.

Hummingbirds are the only animals able to fly backwards. Sciensational.com

Ants cannot chew their food, they move their jaws sideways, like scissors, to extract the juices from the food.

Our eyeballs remain almost the same size since birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing. Sciensational.com

The common goldfish is the only animal that can see both infra-red and ultra-violet light. Sciensational.com