5 Things You Don’t Know About Teeth

Hippo Yawning

*During the Middle Ages in Germany, people believed that kissing a donkey relieved toothaches.

*Giraffes have 32 permanent teeth, the same as humans. But, their teeth can measure 17 inches long.

*The Great Barracuda (wolf of  the sea) can grow more than six feet long. Barracudas’ huge, powerful teeth can damage property and can injure people.

*If Punxsutawney Phil sees his shadow on February 2 (groundhog day), there will be six more weeks of winter. Groundhogs have four large incisor teeth for biting off vegetation and gnawing through roots. They also have 19 teeth for chewing.

*With its 20-inch-long teeth, a hippo can bite a small boat in half.

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