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Why does Earth rotate on its axis?

Earth spins because of the way it was formed. Our Solar System formed about 4.6 billion years ago when a huge cloud of gas and dust started to collapse under its own gravity. As the cloud collapsed, it started to spin. The Earth keeps on spinning because there are no forces acting to stop it.

How is the Earth rotating?

Earth’s Rotation Earth spins around its axis, just as a top spins around its spindle. This spinning movement is called Earth’s rotation. At the same time that the Earth spins on its axis, it also orbits, or revolves around the Sun. This movement is called revolution.

What animals evolved first?

These clusters of specialized, cooperating cells eventually became the first animals, which DNA evidence suggests evolved around 800 million years ago. Sponges were among the earliest animals.

What is the biggest animal that lives underground?

Bears are most likely the largest burrowing animals. They use shelters such as caves, as well as dug-out earthen and snow burrows, as their dens. Most species spend the winter inside these dens in a long period of sleep similar to hibernation.

What is the second largest animal in the world?

fin whale

Who is the heaviest person in the world?

Jon Brower Minnoch

What’s the tallest elephant?

The largest elephant on record was an adult male African savanna elephant. He weighed about 24,000 pounds (10,886 kilograms) and was 13 feet (3.96 meters) tall at the shoulder! Most elephants don’t get that large, but African elephants do grow larger than Asian elephants.

What is the rarest elephant in the world?

Borneo elephant

How tall is an elephant in Ft?

Asian elephant: 2.8 m

Are elephants friendly?

Elephants are highly sensitive and caring animals, much like humans. If a baby elephant cries, the herd will touch and caress the baby with their trunks to soothe it.