More Gross Facts Students Love

  1. Sharks urinate through their skin. Have you ever swam in the ocean?
  2. In South America, they found a cave with thousands of cockroaches that never leave the cave. They eat bat poo that falls from the ceiling.
  3. Romans used to use mouse brains as toothpaste.
  4. Cows have 4 stomachs. They throw up their food and chew it again and then swallow it to the next stomach.
  5. Giraffe’s tongues are so long, they can clean their own ears or nose with their tongues.
  6. The Greater Short Horned Lizard shoots blood out of its eyes when it feels scared.
  7. Hippos mark their territory by flinging their poop around with their tail. (There are YouTube videos of this!)
  8. A cockroach can live for weeks after its head is cut off.
  9. Tongue eating lice are a parasite that attach to a fish’s tongue and drink the blood until the tongue falls off.
  10. A jellyfish has only one opening – they use it as a way to eat food and also get rid of waste.


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