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Heartbeat

Illustrations are of a human heart and  depict the *heart-beat rate difference of the species.  Smallest mammals have faster heart beats than larger ones. 

There is quite a difference

*Average beats when resting.

Mouse

Man

Elephant

Heart of a mouse

Heart of a man

Heart of an elephant

heart 500 beats per minute heart 70 beats per minute heart 28 beats per minute
Note If your heart is beating as fast as the mouse or as slow as the elephant see a doctor immediately!

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