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.
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...
Mexican Fruit Fly

Do insects get fat?

A Florida entomologist in the 1960s found that he could turn about half of a mosquito's body weight into fat if he handfed it...
Raw meat

How much meat does a cow provide?

An average cow will provide nearly 400 pounds of beef. On average, a beef steer weighs over 1000 pounds, but the entire cow doesn't...
Buck deer

Why are dollars referred to as bucks?

Like many others words, the etymology of this word isn't 100% clear, but strong evidence suggests that a dollar is called a “buck” thanks...

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