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APCs Insider, August 13, 2010

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Where is the lowest point of the northern hemisphere?

  1. Caspian Sea
  2. Death Valley, CA
  3. Freepsum Lake, Germany
  4. Laguna Salada, Mexico
Think you know the answer? E-mail Senior Managing Editor Michelle Leppert. If you are one of five randomly selected readers to answer correctly the day you receive your issue, you’ll receive a free three-month trial subscription to the HCPro newsletter of your choice.
Last week’s question
Which animal has the highest number of cervical vertebrae among warm-blooded animals?
  1. Cow
  2. Giraffe
  3. Human
  4. Swan
The correct answer is D. Swans can have up to 25 cervical vertebrae. In contrast, cows, giraffes, and people have seven. In fact, most short-necked mammals all have just seven vertebrae, no matter how long their neck might be.

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