Crocodiles really produce tears. But, they do not cry in the same way that humans do. They do not produce tears to show emotions like sadness or happiness.
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Why crocodiles don’t hunt hippos? [Explained]
Crocodiles generally avoid confrontations with hippopotamuses because they are much larger and more aggressive than crocodiles. Additionally, hippopotamuses live in groups, which makes it difficult for crocodiles to hunt them. Crocodiles typically hunt smaller, easier prey such as fish, birds, and mammals.
How much water is on Earth?
Did you ever wonder how much water is on Earth? Yes, the oceans cover about 71 percent of the Earth’s surface. But, volume is a concept that is hard to grasp.
Impacts of Relative Humidity On Animal Lives
As we coexist with creatures of all kinds, it has become inevitable that we learn to subsist in the best way we can. As a result, numerous studies focus on the relationship between different elements that make up our society and environment. One crucial correlation is between relative humidity and the lives of animals.
How old was the oldest polar bear?
The world’s oldest polar bear was Debby, she lived in the Assiniboine Park Zoo in Winnipeg, Canada, and died on November 17, 2008, at the age of 41 or 42.
World’s largest living cat: Hercules, the liger
Ligers are the largest cats on Earth. A liger can be more than 900 pounds (about 408 kg) in weight and 12 feet (about 3.65 meters) long, weighing almost 100 times more than house cats and almost twice as much as either Panthera tigris (tiger) or Panthera leo (lion). The liger, the largest of all …
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14 Largest Great White Sharks ever recorded
What are the largest great white sharks ever recorded? How big can a great white be? This is probably one of the most heavily debated topics in the field of marine science. The great white shark (scientific name: Carcharodon carcharias) is not the biggest shark (that title goes to the whale shark), but they are …
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Elephants can’t jump [here’s why]
Elephants are the largest land animals in the world. Male African bush elephants (Loxodonta africana, the largest of all elephant species) stand 3.2 meters (10.5 feet) tall (at the shoulder) on average and weigh around 6 metric tons. Females stand about 2.6 meters (8.5 feet) on average at the shoulder with a body mass of …
Cassowary claws: why they are dangerous?
Cassowaries are one of the largest birds in the world. They have big, three-toed feet with sharp claws which are fearsome, since cassowaries sometimes kick and injure, and even kill humans and other animals with their powerful legs. Cassowary claws are lethal weapons!
20 Amazing Polar Bear Facts
The polar bear (scientific name: Ursus maritimus) is the biggest bear in the world. It is also the largest hypercarnivorous land mammal on Earth (the omnivorous Kodiak bear is approximately the same size, but still, the polar bear is considered slightly bigger). They live within the Arctic Circle (there’s no polar bear in Antarctica).