Forensic scientists can determine a person's sex, age, and race by examining a single strand of hair.
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Because it is continually losing body heat, the shrew must keep moving to stay warm. If inactive for more than a few hours, the animal will lose enough body heat to freeze to death.
The body's largest internal organ is the small intestine at an average length of 15 to 20 feet and has a diameter of no more than an inch and a half. The large intestine measures an average of 5 feet.
It takes an average person 15 to 20 minutes to walk once around the Pentagon.
In regions of India where the soil is red, elephants take on a permanent pink tinge because they regularly spray dust over their bodies to protect themselves against insects.