To put it more explicitly, Allah, the creator of these tiny
creatures, "inspires" them with what they have to do. This fact was declared in
the Quran fourteen centuries ago:
And your Sustainer has inspired the honey bee: "Prepare for
yourself dwellings in mountains and in trees, and in what (men) build; and then eat of all
manner of fruit, and find with skill the spacious paths of your Sustainer". There
issues from within their bodies a drink of varying colours, wherein is healing for men:
verily in this is a Sign for those who give thought. (Surat an-Nahl,
Despite this fact, we see, when we compare the size of a
termite and its nest, that termites successfully overcome an architectural project by far
300 times bigger than themselves.
A woodpecker, however, can peck a hard tree trunk 38-43 times
between 2.10 and 2.69 seconds and nothing happens to it.
A young person can barely detect a sound with a frequency of
20,000 vibrations per second. A bat furnished with a specially designed "sonar
system", however, makes use of sounds having a frequency of between 50,000 and
200,000 vibrations per second. It sends these sounds in all directions 20 or 30 times each
Whales breathe out one at a time discharging 90% of the
air they use. Thus, they need to breathe only at very long
With the help of these systems, gin-back whale, for instance, can dive as deep
as 500 meters and swim for 40 minutes without breathing at all.
Eagles can scan an area of 30,000 hectares while flying 4,500
meters above it. They can easily distinguish a rabbit hidden among grasses from an
altitude of 1,500 meters.
A length of this thread long enough to encircle the
world would weigh only 320 grams. Steel, a substance specially produced in industrial
works, is one of the strongest materials manufactured by mankind. However, the spider can
produce in its body a far firmer thread than steel.
The above-mentioned creatures, on the
other hand, have an electrical current as high as 500-600 volts in their bodies and they
are able use this against their enemies.
A frozen frog embodies an unusual biological structure. It
shows no signs of life. Its heartbeat, breathing and blood circulation have come
completely to a halt. When the ice melts, however, the same frog returns to life as if it
is has woken up from sleep.
Under water, the ability to see becomes more and more
limited with depth, especially after 30 meters. Organisms living at this depth, however,
have eyes created according to the given conditions.
Albatrosses are also observed to have such a
flight style. These birds, which spend 92% of their lives on the sea, have wing spans of
up to 3,5 meters.
It requires a great deal of energy to keep wings with a wing
span of 3.5 meters constantly open.
instance, a 10-kilo-albatross loses only 1% of its body weight while it travels for 1,000
In a single feather are approximately 300 million tiny barbs.
The total number of barbs in all the feathers of a bird is around 700 billion.
The amount of matter produced by plants on the earth is
around 200 billion tons a year. This production is vital to all living things on the
This perfect system displays Creation once more for all to see. The very
complex system of photosynthesis is a consciously-designed mechanism created by Allah. A
matchless factory is squeezed in a minuscule unit area in the leaves. This flawless design
is only one of the signs revealing that all living things are created by Allah, the
Sustainer of all worlds.