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A giraffe only has one heart.

How Many Hearts Does A Giraffe Have?

This is a fairly easy question since a giraffe only has one heart. However, this heart is incredibly large since it needs to be able to pump blood through the extremely long neck of a giraffe. The cardiovascular system of a giraffe is actually quite fascinating, so why not explore it further?

June 22, 2020 12:00

Portrait of a loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta).

Which Animal Can Hold Its Breath The Longest?

Many animals can hold their breaths for extremely long periods of time, but the loggerhead turtle is the most impressive one. It can live on just one breath for approximately 10 hours.

June 21, 2020 17:00

It’s a spectacular, mesmerizing sight, a gigantic mammal flinging itself out of the ocean.

Why Do Whales Jump Out Of The Water?

What is the purpose of them violently bursting out from the surface of the sea? The term experts use for these jumps is breaching, and they have only recently discovered why the whales do it. As it turns out, they use it as a means of communication.

June 21, 2020 13:00

The Rocky Mountain columbine, the state flower of Colorado. Image credit: Kris Wiktor/Shutterstock.com

The Official Flowers In Each US State

Each US state has an official state flower. These were carefully chosen to represent a state’s spirit and its people’s character.

June 19, 2020 06:35

There are many theories that tackle the ideas that explain the end of the universe.

Where Is The End Of Space?

Infinity is something that is equally hard to deconstruct. When we talk about the size (and time!) of the universe we live in, we are faced with the same problems. Where does the universe end, and does it actually have an end?

June 16, 2020 07:54

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