a school of blue fish

Do fish sleep?

While most fish rest by reducing their activity and metabolism, the way fish "sleep" is different from the way land mammals sleep. Most fish don’t...
frozen pond

How do fish survive when ponds and lakes freeze?

When a lake freezes, only the top layer actually freezes over. The area beneath the ice is where fish survive. This is due to something called...
Cat eating cat food

Why isn’t there mouse-flavored cat food?

There isn't mouse-flavored cat food because the FDA holds pet food to most of the same safety regulations as it does for human food...
Lion looking majestic

Why is the lion referred to as the king of the jungle when it...

While there is authoritive source for this that I could find, the phrase it is based on a Hindi translation for the word jungle.
Inside the human body

Are humans red meat or white meat?

Humans are both red meat and white meat. It depends on what muscle the meat is coming from. The main determining factor of meat color is its concentration of a protein called myoglobin. Within muscle fibers, myoglobin stores and transfers oxygen from the blood to the cellular machinery.

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