<生物奇觀篇> 126 則 / 50829.1646 initiated

◥ A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out.
◢ 鱷魚的舌頭是伸不出來的。
◥ A crocodile always grows new teeth to replace the old teeth.
◢ 鱷魚會不斷長出新牙齒來替代舊牙齒。

◥ To escape the grip of a crocodile's jaws, push your thumbs into its eyeballs...it will let go instantly. Hey, you never know...
◢ 被鱷魚咬住時, 用拇指去按牠的眼球牠就會放開。 嘿, 說不定能救你一命。

◥ Turtles can breathe through their butts.
◢ 烏龜可以用屁股呼吸。

◥ Certain frogs can be frozen solid then thawed, and continue living..
◢ 某些蛙類結冰之後再解凍, 還能繼續存活下去。

◥ The Poison Arrow frog has enough poison to kill 2200 people.
◢ 毒箭蛙的毒液足以使 2200 人喪命。

◥ When a horned toad is angry, it squirts blood from its eyes.
◢ 角蟾蜍憤怒的時候可以從眼睛噴出血來。
◣ 小毛註: 請參看 [動物] 蜥蜴的血輪眼 這一篇。

◥ An iguana can stay under water for 28 minutes.
◢ 鬣蜥蜴可以躲在水裡長達 28 分鐘。

◥ By some unknown means, an iguana can end its own life.
◢ 鬣蜥蜴能結束自己的生命, 方法還不清楚。

◥ A squid has 10 tentacles.
◢ 烏賊有十隻觸手。

◥ The giant squid has the largest eyes in the world.
◢ 大王烏賊擁有全世界最大的眼睛。

◥ A shrimp's heart is in their head.
◢ 蝦子的心臟在頭部。

◥ A pregnant goldfish is called a twit.
◢ 懷孕的金魚叫做 twit (嘲笑)。

◥ A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds.
◢ 金魚的記憶只有三秒鐘。

◥ If you keep a Goldfish in the dark room, it will eventually turn white.
◢ 如果把金魚養在黑暗的房間裡, 最後會變成白色。

◥ A starfish can turn its stomach inside out.
◢ 海星可以把整個胃翻出體外。

◥ Starfish have no brains.
◢ 海星沒有大腦。

◥ The catfish has over 27,000 taste buds, that makes the catfish rank #1 for animal having the most taste buds.
◢ 鯰魚有 27000 個味蕾, 是所有動物中最多的。

◥ A shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes.
◢ 鯊魚是唯一可眨雙眼的魚類。

◥ All clams start out as males; some decide to become females at some point in their lives.
◢ 蚌類出生時都是雄性, 之後可以自行決定是否要變性。

◥ A scallop has 35 blue eyes.
◢ 扇貝有 35 隻藍眼睛。

◥ A jellyfish is 95 percent water.
◢ 水母有 95% 是水。

◥ A snail can sleep for three years without eating.
◢ 蝸牛可以一睡三年不吃東西。

◥ A snail can have about 25,000 teeth.
◢ 蝸牛有兩萬五千顆牙齒。

◥ A snail's reproductive organs are in its head.
◢ 蝸牛的生殖器官長在頭上。

◥ In its entire lifetime, the average worker bee produces 1/12th of a teaspoon of honey.
◢ 工蜂終其一生只能釀出 12 分之一茶匙的蜂蜜。

◥ A tiny amount of liquor on a scorpion will make it instantly go mad and sting itself to death.
◢ 極少量的酒精就能使蠍子立刻發狂, 甚至把自己螫死。

◥ Butterflies taste with their feet.
◢ 蝴蝶用腳來感受味覺。

◥ A spider's penis is located at the end of one of its legs.
◢ 蜘蛛的陰莖在某隻腳的末端。

◥ On average, people fear spiders more than they do death.
◢ 一般而言人們害怕蜘蛛的程度比怕死還嚴重。

◥ The ant can lift 50 times its own weight, can pull 30 times its own weight and always falls over on its right side when intoxicated.
◢ 螞蟻可以舉起相當自己體重五十倍的重量, 或拖動三十倍體重的物品, 而且喝醉 (中毒) 的時候總是朝右邊倒。

◥ Ants stretch when they wake up in the morning.
◢ 螞蟻早上起床時會伸懶腰。

◥ Ants don't sleep.
◢ 螞蟻不用睡覺。
◣ 小毛註: 以上兩則來自不同資料, 請自行決定要相信哪一個。

◥ The male praying mantis cannot copulate while its head is attached to its body. The female initiates sex by ripping the male's head off.
◢ 雄螳螂的頭會妨礙交配。 雌螳螂交配的第一個動作就是把雄性的頭摘掉。

◥ A dragonfly has a life span of 24 hours.
◢ 蜻蜓的壽命只有 24 小時。

◥ An average person has 696 muscles; a caterpillar has more than 4,000.
◢ 正常人有 696 條肌肉, 毛毛蟲有四千條以上。

◥ The average garden caterpillar has 248 muscles in its head.
◢ 一般毛毛蟲頭部有 248 條肌肉。

◥ A cockroach will live nine days without its head before it starves to death.
◢ 如果把蟑螂頭摘掉, 在牠餓死之前還可以活九天。

◥ The flea can jump 350 times its bodylength. It's like a human jumping the length of a football field.
◢ 跳蚤可以跳過體長的 350 倍, 相當於一個人跳過一個足球場。

◥ Mosquitoes prefer children to adults, and blondes to brunettes.
◢ 蚊子較喜歡叮小孩而非成人, 較喜歡叮金髮的人而非褐髮的人。

◥ Research indicates that mosquitoes are attracted to people who have recently eaten bananas.
◢ 研究顯示蚊子喜歡剛吃過香蕉的人。

◥ Mosquitoes have 47 teeth..
◢ 蚊子有 47 顆牙齒。

◥ The housefly only lives for 14 days.
◢ 家蠅只能活 14 天。

◥ After eating, a housefly regurgitates its food and then eats it again.
◢ 家蠅吃完東西會吐出來再吃ㄧ遍。

◥ A hummingbird weighs less than a penny.
◢ 蜂鳥的體重比一便士的硬幣還輕。

◥ A duck's quack doesn't echo ... no one knows why.
◢ 鴨子呱呱叫是不會產生回音的....沒有人知道為什麼。
◣ 小毛註: Google 說這是網路謠言。

◥ The best badminton shuttles are made from the feathers from the left wing of a goose.
◢ 最上等的羽毛球是用鵝左翅的羽毛製成的。

◥ In a study of 200,000 ostriches over a period of 80 years, no one reported a single case where an ostrich buried its head in the sand (or attempted to do so).
◢ 某項研究八十年來共觀察了二十萬隻鴕鳥, 沒有一隻曾經 (即使只是嘗試) 把頭埋在沙裡。

◥ An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.
◢ 鴕鳥的眼睛比腦還大。

◥ The ostrich has a 46-foot long small intestine.
◢ 鴕鳥的小腸有 46 呎 (約 14 公尺) 長。

◥ Chickens can't swallow while they are upside down.
◢ 雞倒吊時無法吞嚥。

◥ The longest recorded flight of a chicken is thirteen seconds.
◢ 雞的最長飛行紀錄是 13 秒。

◥ The typical hen lays 19 dozen eggs a year.
◢ 一般母雞一年下 19 打雞蛋。

◥ The left leg of a chicken in more tender than the right one.
◢ 雞的左腿比右腿嫩。

◥ The dumbest domesticated animal is the turkey.
◢ 火雞是最笨的馴養動物。

◥ Emus can't walk backwards.
◢ 食火雞不會倒退走路。

◥ Penguins are the only bird that can leap into the air like porpoises.
◢ 企鵝是唯一能像海豚一樣竄出水面的鳥類。

◥ The penguin is the only bird who can swim, but not fly.
◢ 企鵝是唯一會游泳但是不會飛的鳥類。

◥ Owls are the only birds who can see the color blue.
◢ 貓頭鷹是唯一能看見藍色的鳥類。

◥ Chocolate affects a dog's heart and nervous system; a few ounces will kill a small sized dog.
◢ 巧克力會影響狗的心臟及神經系統, 對小型狗而言只要幾盎司的量就足以致命。

◥ Smartest dogs: 1) border collie; 2) poodle; 3) golden retriever. Dumbest dog: Afghan.
◢ 最聰明的狗: 1. 邊境牧羊犬 2. 獅子狗 (捲毛狗) 3. 金黃拾獚 (一種會銜回獵物的獵犬)。 最笨的狗: 阿富汗狗。

◥ The only dog that doesn't have a pink tongue is the chow.
◢ 中國黑鼻狗是唯一舌頭不是粉紅色的狗。

◥ Dogs and cats, like humans, are either right of left handed... or is that pawed?
◢ 貓狗跟人類一樣不是左撇子就是右撇子。

◥ Cats have over one hundred vocal sounds, dogs only have about ten.
◢ 貓有一百種以上的聲調, 狗大約只有十種。

◥ A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.
◢ 貓每隻耳朵有 32 條肌肉。

◥ A cat uses his whiskers to determine if a space is too small to squeeze through.
◢ 貓用鬍鬚來測量空間是否太小無法通過。

◥ A cat's urine glows under a black light.
◢ 貓的尿在紫外線照射下會發光。

◥ Some lions mate over 50 times a day.
◢ 某些獅子一天交配五十次以上。

◥ A pig's orgasm lasts 30 minutes.
◢ 豬的高潮可以持續半小時。

◥ It is physically impossible for pigs to look up into the sky.
◢ 豬不可能抬頭看天空。

◥ Pigs can cover a mile in 7.5 minutes when running at top speed.
◢ 豬以極速奔跑時可在七分半鐘內跑完一英哩 (約 1.6 公里)。

◥ All polar bears are left handed.
◢ 北極熊全都是左撇子。

◥ A polar bear's skin is black. Its fur is not white, but actually clear.
◢ 北極熊的皮是黑的。 牠的毛也不是白的, 只是非常乾淨而已。

◥ The elephant is the only mammal that can't jump.
◢ 大象是唯一不能跳的哺乳類動物。

◥ In the last 4000 years, no new animals have been domesticated.
◢ 過去四千年內人類沒有馴養任何新動物。

◥ Many hamsters blink one eye at a time.
◢ 許多倉鼠一次只眨一隻眼睛。

◥ When opossums are playing 'possum, they are not "playing." They actually pass out from sheer terror.
◢ 負鼠裝死的時候其實並不是在裝, 而是因為極度的驚嚇而暈過去了。

◥ Rats multiply so quickly that in 18 months, two rats could have over million descendants.
◢ 老鼠繁殖的速度超快, 一對老鼠在 18 個月內可以產生一百萬以上的後代。

◥ Mouse sex only lasts five seconds.
◢ 老鼠交配只需要五秒鐘。

◥ Laboratory rats that drink root beer live 6 times longer than rats that drink only water.
◢ 喝沙士的白老鼠壽命比只喝水的長六倍。

◥ When rats are happy, they "Brux, boggle and foof", rat owner slang for chatter and grind their teeth, use their jawbone to push their eyes in and out of their head and breathe hard (It sounds like they're going "foofoofoof") respectively.
◢ 老鼠開心的時候會 "搗碎, 退縮和咈咈", 這是飼鼠者的行話, 分別代表老鼠咯吱咯吱地磨牙, 用下顎骨把眼睛推進推出, 以及用力的呼吸 (聽起來就是咈咈咈咈)。

◥ When rats are stressed, they secrete a red substance called porphryn from their eyes and nose. (although, sometimes they have it after they wake up from a nap.)
◢ 老鼠壓力大的時候會從眼睛和鼻子分泌紅色的物質。 有時候剛睡醒也會這樣。

◥ Rats reach sexual maturity at 5 weeks old, their gestation period is only 3 weeks, and they go into heat 24 hours after they give birth.
◢ 老鼠五週大就到達性成熟, 懷孕只要三週, 生完 24 小時就會重新發情。

◥ Rats can only give humans 3 diseases, and after two days of getting them, they would most likely be too sick to bite you and therefore, spread it.
◢ 老鼠只能傳染三種人類疾病, 而且得病後兩天就已經虛弱到不能咬人造成傳染了。

◥ Rats and horses can't burp, nor vomit.
◢ 老鼠和馬都不會打嗝, 也不會嘔吐。

◥ Bats always turn left when exiting a cave.
◢ 蝙蝠從洞穴出來的時候總是左轉。

◥ A hippopotamus can run faster than a man.
◢ 河馬可以跑得比人還快。

◥ A hippo can open its mouth wide enough to fit a 4 foot tall child inside.
◢ 河馬的嘴巴張開來可以放進一個四呎 (約 122 公分) 高的小孩。

◥ A rhinoceros horn is made of compacted hair.
◢ 犀牛角其實是緊實壓積的毛髮。

◥ It is possible to lead a cow upstairs, but not downstairs.
◢ 牛可以牽上樓梯, 但是下樓反而不行。

◥ A cow's only sweat glands are in its nose.
◢ 乳牛唯一的汗腺長在鼻子裡。

◥ Bulls are colorblind, therefore will usually charge at a matador's waving cape no matter what color it is -- be it red or neon yellow.
◢ 牛是色盲, 所以不管揮舞的披風是紅色還是黃色, 牠都照樣會攻擊。

◥ Koalas sleep for 22 hrs a day.
◢ 無尾熊一天睡 22 小時。

◥ The fingerprints of koala bears are virtually indistinguishable from those of humans.
◢ 無尾熊的指紋跟人幾乎沒什麼差別。

◥ Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur.
◢ 老虎不但毛有條紋, 連皮膚也有。
◣ 小毛註: Discovery 說, 老虎的條紋跟人的指紋一樣, 每隻都不同。

◥ A giraffe cleans its ears with its 21-inch tongue.
◢ 長頸鹿可以用 21 吋 (約 53 公分) 長的舌頭來清理耳朵。

◥ The giraffe has the highest blood pressure of any animal.
◢ 長頸鹿是血壓最高的動物。
◣ 小毛註: 請參看 [趣談] 野生動物園的爆笑故事 (02) 長頸鹿 這一篇。

◥ The sloth (a mammal) moves so slowly that green algae can grow undisturbed on it's fur.
◢ 樹懶 (一種哺乳類) 的行動慢到毛裡可以長出綠藻。

◥ Camels have three eyelids to protect themselves from blowing sand.
◢ 駱駝有三層眼皮, 用以抵抗風沙。

◥ A mule won't sink in quicksand but a donkey will.
◢ 騾子不會陷入流沙中, 但是驢子會。

◥ The placement of a donkey's eyes in its' heads enables it to see all four feet at all times.
◢ 驢子眼睛的位置正好可以使牠同時看到四隻腳。

◥ A mole can dig a tunnel 300 feet long in just one night.
◢ 土撥鼠一晚可以挖出 300 呎 (約 91 公尺) 長的地道。

◥ A female ferret will die if it goes into heat and cannot find a mate.
◢ 雌雪貂如果發情之後找不到對象會死掉。

◥ A kangaroo can't jump unless its tail is touching the ground.
◢ 袋鼠如果尾巴不著地就跳不起來。

◥ A zebra is white with black stripes.
◢ 斑馬其實是白底黑條紋。

◥ Porcupines float in water.
◢ 豪豬可以浮在水面上。

◥ A hedgehog's heart beats 300 times a minute on average.
◢ 刺蝟的心跳平均每分鐘 300 下。

◥ Dolphins sleep with one eye open.
◢ 海豚睡覺的時候一隻眼睛是睜開的。

◥ Humans and dolphins are the only species that have sex for pleasure.
◢ 人類和海豚是唯一能從性交感受到樂趣的動物。

◥ Otters can get herpes.
◢ 水獺會得皰疹。

◥ Orcas (killer whales) kill sharks by torpedoing up into the shark's stomach from underneath, causing the shark to explode.
◢ 虎鯨 (殺人鯨) 獵捕鯊魚的方式是從下方衝撞牠的胃, 鯊魚會因此四分五裂。

◥ You can tell if a skunk is about if you smell only .000 000 000 000 071 ounce of its spray.
◢ 臭鼬放出的氣體只需兆分之 0.071 盎司 (約五千億分之一克) 就足以讓你注意到它的存在。

◥ India has 50 million monkeys.
◢ 印度有五千種猴子。

◥ Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite.
◢ 花生是炸藥的成分之一。

◥ A peanut is neither a pea nor a nut.
◢ 花生既不是豆類也不是堅果類。

◥ Almonds and pistachios are the only nuts mentioned in the Bible.
◢ 杏仁與開心果是聖經中唯一被提及的堅果類。

◥ Almonds are members of the peach family.
◢ 杏仁跟桃子是屬於同一個家族的。

◥ Nutmeg is extremely poisonous if injected intravenously.
◢ 如果對人體靜脈注射的話, 肉豆蔻 (一種調味料) 其實是劇毒。

◥ The liquid inside young coconuts can be used as substitute for blood plasma.
◢ 嫩椰子汁可以當成血漿的代用品。

◥ Oak trees do not produce acorns until they are fifty years of age or older.
◢ 五十年以上的橡樹才會結果。

◥ Apples, not caffeine, are more efficient at waking you up in the morning.
◢ 蘋果比咖啡因更能在早上讓你起床。

◥ 96% of a cucumber is water.
◢ 黃瓜的 96% 是水。

◥ One ragweed plant can release as many as one billion grains of pollen.
◢ 一株豕草可以放出十億顆花粉。

◥ Asparagus makes your pee turn bright yellow.
◢ 吃蘆筍會讓小便變成亮黃色。

◥ The avocado has the most calories of any fruit.
◢ 酪梨是熱量最高的水果。

◥ Celery has negative calories! It takes more calories to eat a piece of celery than the celery has in it to begin with. It's the same with apples.
◢ 芹菜的熱量是負值! 嚼食芹菜所花的熱量比它本身所含的熱量還少, 蘋果也是。


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