Dice factsBones quiz
What is the sum of the opposite sides of a dice?
7. It's 1+6, 2+5 and 3+4
The slender snipe eel has more vertebrae in its backbone than any other animal. How much?
Over 750. The slender snipe eel (Nemichthys scolopaceus) is a fish that can weigh only a few ounces, yet reach 5 feet or 1.5 m in length. Features include a bird-like beak with curving tips, covered with tiny hooked teeth, which they use to sweep through the water to catch shrimp and other crustaceans. It has more vertebrae in its backbone than any other animal, around 750.
Where is the sphenoid bone located?
In the skull. The sphenoid bone is an unpaired bone of the neurocranium. It is situated in the middle of the skull towards the front, in front of the temporal bone and the basilar part of the occipital bone. Its shape somewhat resembles that of a butterfly or bat with its wings extended.
How many tail vertebrae does a human have?
3-5. Humans have 7 cervical, 12 thoracic, 5 lumbar, 5 fused sacral, and 3 to 5 fused caudal vertebrae (together called the coccyx). The vertebral column is characterized by a variable number of curves.