Every primate has pigment in the palms of the hands except one...humans.
Most animals do not have an appendix...only humans and apes.
The strongest mammal on earth is a woman. The claim is based on endurance...the ability to survive the greatest number of years.
All primates have fingerprints.
Humans are the only animals that stay awake all day and sleep all night.
Man is the only species that buries its dead.
Claim is that the most dangerous animal in the woods during the hunting season is the 16-to-19-year-old human. Forty-six percent of the guns that wound hunters out there are fired by men in that age group.
Up to age 3 months an infant can drink and breathe at the same time (as can all other land mammals). However, at age 3 months, the larynx starts moving down (to prepare for speech). In that lowered position, food passes over the windpipe’s opening, so it has to be closed to swallow. But that way, the breath can get to the vocal cords, enabling speech.
Did you know...
The practice of posing for photographs at Mann’s Chinese Theatre, and imprinting foot, and hand impressions, as well as a witty saying and an autograph, began on April 30, 1927that day, and continues to this day.