The diameter of the aorta

hoseThe diameter of the aorta is almost the same as that of the average garden hose.

It would take 6000 cells

dollar

It would take 6000 cells to cover a sheet of notebook paper, and 1000 cells to cover a dollar bill.

Your body will produce an

skin

Your body will produce an entirely new layer of skin in one month’s time.

When bees share a scent

bee on flowerWhen bees share a scent by regurgitating their stomach contents, their hive mates will fly only to the same species of flower.

The goliath frog eats insects,

The goliath frog eats insects, crustaceans, fish, and amphibians, and may also eat aquatic birds and small mammals.

The electric eel is able

The electric eel is able to emit an electrical charge of 300-650 volts.

Spiders are found everywhere, except

spiderSpiders are found everywhere, except in the ocean and on the continent of Antarctica.

The largest known arthropod is

spider crabThe largest known arthropod is the Japanese spider crab, which can grow to more than 3.7 meters wide and weigh up to 18 kilograms.

The man-of-war has tentacles up

The man-of-war has tentacles up to 50 meters in length and its neurotoxin is nearly as powerful as that of the cobra.

The box jellyfish venom is

The box jellyfish venom is strong enough to kill a person within minutes, but quick treatment with a lot of vinegar can neutralize the venom and save a life.