Cows swimming to greener pastures

Can cows swim?

Most cows are very adept swimmers. Many can swim hundreds of yards at a time without resting. Obviously, there are exceptions to this, just...
Cat looking out the window

Why don’t cats enjoy the taste of sweets?

Cats have a genetic deficiency that essentially deletes the sugar detectors on their taste buds. In other words, cats do not possess the "wiring"...
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.
bird chirp

Can different bird species understand each other?

Birds communicate in various ways, but i'll be focusing only on audible communication in this post. Robert D. Magrath, a behavioral ecologist at the Australian...
Baby Lamb Umbilical Cord

Do animals have umbilical cords?

All animals that are viviparous (give birth to live young instead of laying eggs) have umbilical cords. Since mammals are gestated inside their mothers, all...

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