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Gases that are lighter than the water build up in a dead body after several days, causing it to eventually float.
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Why does dead fish sink first then floats on water?

When the fish dies,its gills will push out air from the body.The moving air's force pushes the fish deeper into the water.A few minutes later, it will float up due to the air

Why body floats in water?

You are still floating because you have oxygen in your lungs. But if you drowned from a large body of water like the sea, you will float because you have consumed large amount

Why does a dead body float on water?

A cadaver in the water starts to sink as soon as the air in its lungs is replaced with water. Once submerged, the body stays underwater until the bacteria in the gut and chest

Why do dead bodies float on water?

Dead bodies float on water much the same way living bodies do. And yes, living bodies do float on water. But if you panic and exhale, you will sink. IF you stay calm and keep

Why alive body sink in water but dead body float on it?

There are several factors involved in the floating sinking of a body (alive or dead): Live body People tend to have positive buoyancy when alive as their lungs are full of

How long will a dead body float in water?

  That depends upon a large number of factors. How warm is the water? Is the water still or is it moving? Bodies are usually heavier than water, so when the lungs are fill

Why dead bodies float on water?

A body floats due to the gases left in the body, once the gases dissipate the body sinks until it produces more gas to float.

How does your body float on water?

  Because...our body has density.The amount of mass in a certain volume of matter is a property called density...the density of our body is less than the water that is why

Why human body floats in water?

the human body can float on water because you are holding your breath of course!!!Yes. Basically, air floats on water. If you breath in a lot of air, then you will float. Also

Why does a dead body float on water but a living body doesnt?

Well both a dead body and living one floats on top of water. But the more you panic, the faster you will sink. If you were to stay calm and relax, you will have no problem wit

Why does dead body float?

It floats because after death, the bacteria in the body continue to feed off the host (the body) as the bacteria feeds, and the body continues to decompose, it creates gases t

Why the dead body float on the water?

Many gases produce in body of human. When the man die the water enter the human body and there is no way for air to diffuse out of the human body .As the gasesare lighter so t