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A hedgehog’s heart beats 190 times a minute on average and drops to only 20 beats per minute during hibernation.

An average beaver can cut down two hundred trees a year.Beaver

An average pig squeals at a range from 100 to 115 decibels.

An ear of corn averages 800 kernels in 16 rows.

Average calories burned daily by the sled dogs running in Alaska’s annual Iditarod race: 10,000.

Average length of a coat hanger when straightened: 44 inches.

Average number of eggs laid by the female American Oyster per year: 500 million. Usually only one oyster out of the bunch reaches maturity.

Average number of hummingbirds required to create the weight of 1 ounce: 18.

Average number of squirts from a cow’s udder needed to yield a gallon of milk : 345.

Cats average 16 hours of sleep a day, more than any other mammal.

During pregnancy, the average woman’s uterus expands up to five hundred times its normal size.

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Smokeless Bananas

Smoking: Bananas can also help people trying to give up smoking. The B6, B12 they contain, as well as the potassium and magnesium found in Banana clipartthem, help the body recover from the effects of nicotine withdrawal.

The official name of the St. Louis Gateway Arch is “The Jefferson National Expansion Memorial.” The Gateway Arch looks taller than it is wider, but it is exactly 630 feet by 630 feet.

A chameleon’s tongue is twice the length of its body.

Bird eggs come in a wide variety of sizes. The largest egg from a living bird belongs to the ostrich. It is more than 2,000 times larger than the smallest bird egg, which is produced by the hummingbird. Ostrich eggs are about 7.1 inches long, 5.5 inches wide and typically weigh 2.7 pounds. Hummingbird eggs are half an inch long, a third of an inch wide and weigh half a gram, or less than one-fifty-fifth of an ounce

The original Scrabble game didn’t have a board. It was played with tiles only.

The Boeing 767 aircraft is a collection of 3.1 million parts from 800 different suppliers around the world. For example, a 767’s fuselage parts come from Japan, the center wing section originates in Southern California, and the flaps are fabricated in Italy

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