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]

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]

Man in trouble with RSPCA for riding an emu

A Queensland man who posted videos of himself riding an emu, and using a live calf and dead pig as part of his exercise routine, could be charged with animal cruelty offences. “What most overseas people get confused about Australia is they think we ride kangaroos to work, but in actual fact we ride emus,” … [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

An emu walks into a bar…

No, seriously. An emu does walk into a bar…and then he shits on the carpet. The rude creature found its way into Denham’s Shark Bay Hotel in Western Australia, catching the attention of patrons. But he managed to escape before Administration Manager Ben Jones got to the scene. “I ran out of the office to … [Read the full story]