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]

Migrating birds are just falling out of the sky

Fishermen have reported seeing hundreds of common migratory birds plunging to the deaths in the past week. “While fishing about 10 miles south of Portsmouth in England, we witnessed thousands of garden birds disorientated, land on the sea and most drowning,” one boat skipper told Britain’s Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB). “Species … [Read the full story]

You’re going to need a bigger bowl

A GIANT goldfish, weighing almost 14kg, that had evaded fishermen for six years, finally caught. Fisherman Raphael Biagini, 30, took 10 minutes to reel the giant orange koi carp, which weighs the same as an average three-year-old girl, from a lake in the south of France. The fish, too large for any bowl, is thought … [Read the full story]