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ANIMAL HEART RATES

HUMMINGBIRD
– 1000 bpm
– heart weight: 0.0035 lbs

PIGMY SHREW
– 1300 bpm
– heart weight: 0.001056 lbs
– they eat 3 times their weight per day to maintain their metabolism

CHEETAH
– 120-170 (resting), 200-250 (running) bpm
– speed: 120 km/h

GIRAFFE
– 150 bpm
– heart weight: 11kg / 25 lbs
– giraffes have multiple valves in their necks and the highest blood pressure among mammals – 280/180 mm Hg

ELEPHANT
– 30 bpm
– heart weight: 12-21 kg / 26.5-46.3 lbs

BLUE WHALE
– 8-10 bpm
– heart weight: 180kg / 400 lbs

CAT
– 140-220 bpm
– heart weight: 20 grams

DOG
– 60-140 bpm

RABBIT
– 120-150 bpm
– 3.2-10.18 grams

COW
– 48-84 bpm
– heart weight: 2.2 kg / 5 lbs

SHEEP
– 70-80 bpm
– heart weight 147 grams

PIG
– 60-100 bpm
– heart weight: 302 grams

HORSE
– 32-36 bpm
– heart weight: 6.4 kg / 14 lbs