Zoology More Amazing Facts - R

Discussion in 'Zoology' started by helenheaven, Oct 28, 2004.

  1. helenheaven

    helenheaven Premium Member

    The gender of Reptiles are determined not by the sex genes, but by the temperature in which the egg is incubated. A certain temperature will produce a male and vice versa for a female.

    A Red Giant(a kind of exploded star) has a lower density than any vacuum here on earth

    Male feral rabbits urinate on the females to state their ownership

    Female rabbits on the other hand, reabsorb their embryo for the proteins

    Right-handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left-handed people do.

    Rubberbands last longer when refregerated

    Rice and some other grains contain chemicals that can enhance brain functions.

    The Ribbon worm will start eating itself to avoid starvation

    Rats cannot vomit (why?)

    Rain falls at 11kmph (7mph)