turtle shell

What happens to a turtle’s shell after it dies?

A turtle's shell will eventually decompose, but at a much slower rate than its flesh, innards, and organs due it being made of bone...
feral chickens in the wild

Do chickens live in the wild?

Chickens are descendants of the red junglefowl that live in the rainforests of Southeast Asia. So, if you consider junglefowl a chicken, then they...
squirrel hiccups

Do animals get hiccups?

Most mammals (and some other animals) can get hiccups. Insects are a type of animal that does not get hiccups due to them not...
Inside the human body

Are humans red meat or white meat?

Humans are both red meat and white meat. It depends on what muscle the meat is coming from. The main determining factor of meat color is its concentration of a protein called myoglobin. Within muscle fibers, myoglobin stores and transfers oxygen from the blood to the cellular machinery.

Do ants have hearts?

Ants, and insects in general, don't have hearts like humans have hearts, but they do have an organ called a dorsal vessel that pumps something called...

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