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If you try to suppress a sneeze, you can rupture a blood vessel in your head or neck and die.
A giraffe’s neck can measure up to 6 feet (1.8 m) long
If you try to suppress a sneeze, you might rupture a blood vessel in your head or neck and die.
Up until 2008, the Santa Barbara Zoo had a giraffe named Gemina that had a permanent 90-degree bend in her neck caused by fused vertebrae.
The thorny devil lizard drinks water through its skin and has a false head on the back of its neck to confuse predators.
Wealthy ancient Egyptians slept with neck supports rather than pillows to preserve their hairstyles.
In medieval times, the word ‘abracadabra’ was written out in a triangular shape and worn around the neck in an amulet to make deadly diseases go away.
More than $1 billion is spent each year on neck ties in the United States.
The stegosaurus, a giant dinosaur that grew to more than 18 feet long and was armed with enormous bony plates on its neck, back, and tail, has a brain that weighed only 2 onces and was no bigger than a walnut.
The now-extinct ancestor of the horse, eohippus, had a short neck, a pug muzzle, and stood no higher than a medium sized dog.
Cheetah cubs have long tall hair that runs from their neck all the way down to the base of their tail, which is called the mantle. The mantle makes a cheetah cub look like a honey badger and makes them blend into tall grass, which helps keep them safe from threats like lions and hyenas.