Bioluminesense by Wq594U

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									  Fun FACTOIDS
1. Only the female angler fish
has a bioluminescent lure on
the end of the line.

2.A yak’s milk is PINK.

            3. Armadillos swallow air, blowing up
            their stomach and small intestines,
            and then swim across the river!

4. Owls are the only birds that
can see the color blue.
1.The underside of a horse's
hoof called a frog.

2. The elephant is the only
animal with four knees.

3. A camel’s milk
will not curdle.

4.The brain is made of75% water.
1.The most common mammal in the
    United States is the mouse.

2. Eagles mate while in flight
  and they mate for life.

3. An iguana can stay underwater up
to 30 minutes.



  4. Some ribbon worms have a VERY
  unusual way of getting food if they
  can't find any.They eat themselves
1. A cow gives 200,000 glasses
of milk in their lifetime.

2. The average air speed of the common
  house fly is 4.5 miles per hour

3. A cockroach could live a long time,
perhaps a month, without its head.

4.   Wanna Race?
 Cockroaches can run up to
three miles in an hour.
 1. 70-74 muscles are
 used to say a word.

2. It takes about 1.5 hours
 to hard boil an ostrich egg?

3.The muzzle of a lion is like a
fingerprint because No two lions
have the same whisker pattern!

           4. "Catgut" used in surgery is
           actually made from the intestines
           of sheep.
 Biology FUN FACTOIDS #6
1. Starfish don't have brains.
2. An ostrich's eye is
bigger that its brain.


3. It's impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.
But, according to Mythbusters you can.

4. The leg bones of a bat are so
thin that no bat can walk.

5. Tigers have striped skin,
not just striped fur.
   Biology FUN FACTOIDS #7
1. 40 years ago: An all-female population of
   lizards was discovered in Armenia.
2. A swarm of desert locusts
(Schistocerca gregaria) can eat20,000 tons of
   vegetation a day.
3. Armadillos, opossums, and sloth's
 spend about 80% of their lives sleeping.
4. The ears of a cricket are
   located on the front legs,
   just below the knee.
5. Seeds of an Indian Lotus tree
   remain viable for 300 to 400 years.
 Biology FUN FACTOIDS #8
1.Poison Arrow Frogs of
  South America are the most
  poisonous animals in the world.

2. It takes approximately 12 hours for
food to entirely digest.

          3. 40 to 50 % of body heat can
          be lost through the head (no hat)


4. A newborn Kangaroo is
about 1 inch (2.5cm) long.
   Biology FUN FACTOIDS #9
1. In your lifetime, you'll shed over
40 pounds of skin.

2. Every minute, 30-40,000 dead
skin cells fall from your body.


3. Most people blink about 17,000 times a day



4. Moths have no stomach.
  Biology FUN FACTOIDS #10
1. Lobsters have blue blood.
(so do crayfish)
                                     Body Fat
2. The human body has enough
fat to produce 7 bars of soap.

3. Flamingo tongues were a common
delicacy at Roman feasts

4. Waste produced by one chicken in its
tiny chicken lifetime can supply enough
electricity to run a 100-watt bulb for 5
hours.
  Biology FUN FACTOIDS #11
1.20 millions sperm per ml is the
  threshold for clinical infertility;
(50 million sperm per ml is normal).

2. Capsaicin, which makes hot peppers "hot"
to the human mouth, is best neutralized by
casein, the main protein found in milk.

 3. A giraffe's neck contains the same
 number of vertebrae as a human.
 Biology FUN FACTOIDS #12
1. Hershey's Kisses are called that
because the machine that makes them
sounds like it's kissing the conveyor belt.

2. Cats have over 100 vocal sounds,
while dogs only have about 10.

3. A praying mantis stores
hundreds of eggs in an ootheca.

4. Longest living cells in the body are
brain cells which can live an entire
lifetime.
FUN FACT:     The New Colossus
  Engraved on a plaque at the base of the statue
                              With silent lips.
                        "Give me your tired, your
                        poor,Your huddled masses
                        yearning to breathe free,
                        The wretched refuse of
                        your teeming shore. Send
                        these, the homeless,
                        tempest-tossed to me,
                        I lift my lamp beside
                        the golden door!“

                        Emma Lazarus, 1883
  Biology FUN FACTOIDS #13
1. Cats are unable to detect a
sweet taste.

2. Hyppolyte Merge-mouries invented
MARGARINE in 1868 by treating oils with
hydrogen.

3. The most popular fruit is the BANANA
(monosaccaride= frutcose)

4. The first sugar-free sugar substitute,
in 1957 was Sweet'n Low.
 Biology FUN FACTOIDS #14
1. The name of the dog that appears
on the crackerjack box was Bingo!



2. In some food products ( jams,
strawberry milkshakes, yogurt), and
even shampoos, the reddish colouring
is produced by the crushing of the
                       m
tropical female Cochineal beetle.
                       a
                       g
                       g
                       o
3. After maggots have been cleansed, deodorized
                       t
and dehydrated, the concentrated protein may be
                       c
                       h
used to make soy sauce eand MSG or maggot
cheese... Brus...      e
                       s
  Biology FUN FACTOIDS #15
             REAL PROFESSIONS
1.Ant Catcher - catches ants for use in
  ant farms.
2. Bone Crusher - crushes animal
   bones into a powder in order to
  make glue.(used in matches,sand paper)
3. Brain Picker - splits open the skulls of
  animals in the slaughterhouse in order to
  remove their brains.
4. Chicken Sexer - determines which
  chicks are male and female –
  (I've heard it pays extremely well
  for what it's worth!)
  Biology FUN FACTOIDS #16
1. When slicing up these tear jerkers,
an enzyme known as allinase and
another compound called isothiocyanate
get together and create a type of
sulphuric vapour which gets into the
eyes and irritates them.
2. The lips of a hippopotamus are two feet.
3. An Armadillo has 4 babies at
a time, all the same sex.

4. Approximately 95 percent
of a jellyfish's body is water.
 Biology FUN FACTOIDS #17
1. An ant survive under water TWO days.



2. A BLUE WHALE goes through a period
where it gains 10 pounds an hour.

3. Hippos release a reddish oil to
lubricate their skin when they sweat!


4. Cows sweat through their noses !!!

								
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