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

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]

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

Duncan Fletcher compains about damp wickets

ANZ Stadium is about to host its first international game but neither Australia nor India is happy about training at the ground in Sydney’s west. India’s coach Duncan Fletcher blew up when he arrived at the ground on Monday morning and discovered the stadium’s practice wickets were damp. He had an angry clash with former … [Read the full story]

Un-ethical poaching of AFL player

Adelaide Crows have warned the AFL is heading down the path of “unethical” NRL-style mid-season player poaching after Phil Davis defected to Greater Western Sydney. Welcome to the new world of AFL footy. Not only do these things happen, but we now live in a ridiculously inflated market for AFL players. The Crows stopped short … [Read the full story]