A fish with human teeth

This sheepshead fish has a certain human quality to it, its dentures look eerily similar to ours. It can be found in North America and is widely known for its black and white stripes. The sheepshead is not naturally vicious, so you’re not in danger of getting bit by something that looks like your gran, … [Read the full story]

Eddie the Emu’s strange animal facts

It seems like an extreme tactic of impressing in the bedroom but some sea slugs cast off their penis after sex, a study has found. This unique behaviour sees them grow a new organ after at least three sessions in the sack and they can mate again within a day, Japanese experts told the Royal … [Read the full story]

Eddie the Emu’s strange animal facts

Did you know that the Sea-Squirt is actually related to humans? Of course, we are ALL related to the original sea amoeba’s from millions of years ago, but this strange sea creature actually has a lot of human likeness. This is because it is born with a spinal chord and a spine with a brain…just … [Read the full story]

Eddie the Emu’s strange animal facts

Have you ever heard of a shrimp that can break glass? The Mantis Shrimp is such a creature. Mantis shrimps are crustaceans, like crabs, rock lobsters and other shrimps. They are the only animals to have hyperspectral colour vision and are considered to have the most complex eyes in the animal kingdom. They can see … [Read the full story]

Eddie the Emu’s strange animal facts

Have you ever heard of a Finch that drinks blood? The Vampire Finch loves the taste of blood. It only inhabits the Wolf and Darwin Islands, in Galapagos Islands, Ecuador. It lands on the tails of large sea-birds (mainly the the Nazca Booby and the Blue-footed Booby) and pecks at the base of the wing … [Read the full story]

Eddie the Emu’s strange animal facts

There are some mammals that are venomous. There aren’t very many of them, but here’s a list of them. Solenodons – Look similar to very large shrews. They have venomous bites…the venom is delivered from modified salivary glands via grooves in their second lower incisors. Platypus – Males have a venomous spur on their hind … [Read the full story]

New Millipede with 4 cocks and a Sperm-Shoveler

A new Millipede has been discovered. This particular specimen is a male…a female is yet to surface. Found in a California cave, this arthropod has 414 legs and 4 penises – it turns out, it’s 9th and 10th pair of legs have, for one of a better word, been ‘converted’ into the millipede version of … [Read the full story]

Eddie the Emu’s strange animal facts

Did you know… Vultures stick their heads in shit. The male vulture sticks his head in shit to attract the females. A female will mate with the vulture who has the smelliest head, or the one with the most clinkers. by Eddie the Emu

Eddie the Emu’s strange animal facts

Did you know… Sea Snakes are bum breathers. When sea-snakes go for a swim (that’s because they’re called sea-snakes…durgh), they hold their breath…but if they need to breath they take air from their bottom to stay underwater longer. by Eddie the Emu

Eddie the Emu’s strange animal facts

When you touch the wing of a butterfly or moth, some dust seems to rub off on your fingers. This dust is made up of tiny scales. Butterfly wings are clear but covered with tiny scales. These scales serve several  functions. They create the beautiful color  patterns we see, they help in absorbing or reflecting … [Read the full story]

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