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Armadillos spend about 80% of their lives asleep.
Fish are the only vertebrates that outnumber birds.
The human body contains about six-thousand miles of blood vessels.
It could take as many as 30 chicken eggs to equal the volume of an ostrich egg.
The male seahorse gives birth to its young, instead of the female.
The animal with the largest brain in relation to its body is the ant.
A cockroach can live for several weeks without its head.
An Astronaut can be up to 2 inches taller returning from space. The cartilage disks in the spine expand in the absence of gravity.
A human heart beats 100,000 times a day.
On average, our bodies constantly resist an atmospheric pressure of about 1 kilogram per square inch.
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