May 16, 2007
Flea's can jump 130 times higher than their own height. In human terms this is equal to a 6ft. person jumping 780 ft. into the air.
The blue whale can produce sounds up to 188 decibels. This is the loudest sound produced by a living animal and has been detected as far away as 530 miles.
The longest living cells in the body are brain cells which can live an entire lifetime.
The Atlantic Giant Squid's eye can be as large as 15.75 inches (40 centimeters) wide.
The ears of a cricket are located on the front legs, just below the knee.
The female Tarantula Hawk wasp paralyzes a large spider with her sting. She then lays her eggs on the motionless body so that her developing young have a fresh supply of spider meat to feed on.
Starfish don't have brains.
Shrimp's hearts are in their heads.
Porcupines float in water.
An iguana can stay under water for twenty-eight minutes.
Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.
Hummingbirds are the only animals able to fly backwards.
Armadillos can walk underwater.
The human brain is 80% water.
There are more living organisms on the skin of a single human being than there are human beings on the surface of the earth. (CRAZY!!)
Moths have no stomach.
A starfish can turn its stomach inside out.
Sharks are immune to cancer.
Cheetah's can accelerate from 0 to 70 km/h in 3 seconds.
Shark's teeth are literally as hard as steel.
Elephants have been known to remain standing after they die.
Ants do not sleep.
"It is I who by my great power and my outstretched arm have made the earth, with the men and animals that are on the earth, and I give it to whomever it seems right to me." -Jeremiah 27:5