Have you ever wondered what animals are thinking? More than we realize, actually (see facts after pics below). What’s up with these guys?
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Did you know that…
- Cats imitate crying babies, called “solicitation purring,” in order to get food or petting, knowing that humans consider it more urgent than regular meowing.
- Dogs prefer to do their business facing north. They can detect Earth’s magnetic fields (magnetoreception). But why?
- Cows face north or south when they graze. Like dogs, they have magnetoreception. Think of it as GPS (Grazing Positioning System). But again, why?
- Koala fingerprints are indistinguishable from those of humans, and have sometimes been confused with human prints in break-in investigations.
- Crows are tricksters. A Swiss Zoologist observed a crow punking a more dominant raven by pretending there was cheese in an empty container, then sneaking…
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