Lion

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.
clown 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...
Sloth

Why are sloths so slow?

The first piece of the puzzle to understanding why sloths are so slow is their low-calorie folivorous (mostly leaves) diet. Many other folivorous animals...
Fortnight

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

Why don’t cats enjoy the taste of sweets?

Other than cats, every other mammal (including humans) examined to date can taste sweetness. This is due to us having five types of taste...

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