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Humans vs. Animals

HUMANS ANIMALS SLEEPING PATTERNS SCIENTISTS SAY THAT ANIMAL SLEEP PATTERNS CAN TELL US A LOT ABOUT HOW HUMANS SLEEP. PREDATORS MAY SLEEP MORE THAN ANIMALS THAT ARE OFTEN HUNTED. MANY ANIMALS NAP THROUGHOUT THE DAY FOR REJUVENATION, SIMILAR TO BABIES AND THE ELDERLY. GIRAFFES NEED TO SLEEP ABOUT 2HOURS PER DAY ADULT HUMANS SLEEPING ONLY 8% OF THEIR DAY AWAY SLEEP APPROXIMATELY 8h 8 HOURS A DAY DOGS SLEEP FROM SLEEPING 33% OF THEIR DAY 9-14 HOURS DAILY DEPENDING ON THE BREED. THEY TAKE MANY NAPS AND HAVE A COUPLE OF LONGER SLEEPS IN A DAY. CATS SLEEP 12-15 HOURS DAILY WITH MANY NAPS, WHERE THEY RESTORE ENERGY FOR BURSTS OF HUNTING TIME AND PLAY. HORSES ONLY SLEEP ABOUT 3 HOURS A DAY 12% OF ITS DAY SLEEPING AND SPENDS MOST OF ITS TIME STANDING UP. PYTHONS, OPOSSUMS & GIANT ARMADILLOS SLEEP ABOUT 18 HOURS DAILY PIGS ABOUT SLEEP HOURS 8A DAY THE SAME AMOUNT OF TIME, ON AVERAGE, AS HUMANS BROWN BATS 20HOURS A DAY SLEEP ABOUT DANGER AFFECTS MANY ANIMALS' SLEEP HABITS: WHEN THE SOME DOLPHINS OSTRICH BIRDS SLEEP TAKES MANY ONE HEMISPHERE OF THE BRAIN STAYS AWAKE, SO THEY CAN SWIM AND BREATHE SLEEP WITH ONE EYE OPEN TO TRACK PREDATORS SHORT NAPS PAINFREESLEEP.ca Sources: http://www.sleepfoundation.org/article/how-sleep-works/animals-sleep-there-human-connection http://library.thinkquest.org/25553/english/animals/when/index.shtml http://faculty.washington.edu/chudler/chasleep.html http://animals.howstuffworks.com/animal-facts/all-creatures-sleep.htm

Humans vs. Animals

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This was based on a data comparison of humans amount of sleep vs. animals amount of sleep.

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