Amazing facts about digestive organs. Find out what they are, how they work, and how some animals' are different.
- A human can produce up to three pints of saliva a day, and up to 2000ml of gas!
- Our oesophagus is so strong that we can swallow even when upside down.
- The liver is the largest organ in the body - weighing around 1.6kg.
- Some animals have more than one stomach: a camel has three and a cow has four.
A human makes between 1 and 3 pints of saliva every single day
The lifespan of a taste bud is 10 days
Our oesophagus is so strong that we can swallow even when we are upside down
Some animals have more than one stomach...
A camel has 3
A cow has 4 ...