The animal world is full of surprises that are likely to make you emotional when you hear it, and this world is full of plant and animal diversity, and as animals struggle not to be vulnerable to hunger, they develop a defense mechanism against them. who want to cut them or shoot them.
The Turkish website “webtekno” presents an article in which some sad facts mentioned by the author of the article Gürhan Kolakli about animals, perhaps helping to know and understand them better as our partner in this world.
1- If cats do not like their food, they may starve to death
When we give a meal to cats, we must make sure that they have eaten it, as their young – in particular – can be very selective about what they eat, and there are cats that seek different types of prey based on their senses. tire. with taste, while cats living in the house may refuse food.It is introduced to a new food and prefers to starve if it does not find a new taste.
2- Suicidal dogs
Humans have done a lot of damage to animals, the former Soviet Union caused one of these damages, in World War II, so it planted mines in dogs’s bodies and then sent them to explode, as these trained dogs believed that you will find food at the bottom of the tanks, and when they reached those areas they were exploding and causing the tanks to explode, of course.
3. Cows have “best friends”
Cows, which have stronger social ties than we think, choose “their best friend,” and when those close friends leave, they have an increase in heart rate as a sign of stress.
4- A chemical in chocolate kills dogs
Most dog breeders know that chocolate is harmful to dogs. What is the reason for this?
Caffeine in chocolate is a chemical that can kill, or at least cause disease, in dogs. So remember that even the coffee you drink is very dangerous for him.
5- Cats snore to keep stress away
According to research, cats can snore to stimulate their muscles and bones while in a relaxed state. Swallowing can also help improve mood, which is close to how people feel when they meditate. Furthermore, cats may choose to snore as a sign that they are in a good mood.
6- Pumas (Pumas) can not scream
Although cougars are wild cats, they can not howl like lions, tigers and other wild cats. This type of cat scratches similar to that of house cats, which means that the puma’s sound is not considered hoarse in relation to its size.
7- Hippopotamus sweat is a fluid that looks like blood
The transparent substance produced by the hippopotamus skin gradually turns brown, initially turning red and orange. This animal, which needs to keep its skin moist, can meet its needs for bacterial protection, sun protection, hydration and sterilization through this fluid.
8- Small foxes can not see and walk when they are born
When a female fox is born, her young have no sense of hearing or sight and can not walk. During this period the male foxes come out to hunt for his family, while the young stay in the nests of the nursing mothers for a few weeks, after which they are strengthened thanks to the mother’s milk and regain these senses and begin to walk. the mother can provide milk for her young for about 8 weeks.
9- The gestation period of elephants is approximately two years
Elephants are among the animals with the longest gestation period, lasting from 640 to 660 days. There is also a period of 4 to 5 years between the births of a female elephant. In addition, the average weight of a newborn elephant is 113 kilograms.
10- Cats do not have a sweet taste
Due to a special mutation in cats’s genes, their tongue can not taste sweet and these carnivores avoid sweet foods. In addition, cats also avoid foods that leave a spicy taste in their mouth.
11- Monkeys except some can not see in color
While Old World monkeys had eyes that could distinguish colors just like humans, most modern apes do not see color at all, which means they see the world in black and white.
12- Extinction of about 33 different species due to cats
Nearly 33 different species have become extinct, due to domestic cats and stray cats living particularly close to humans. These species generally include birds, rodents and other small mammals. According to statistics shared in 2013, about 1.4 to 3.7 billion birds are believed to have died due to hunting by cats for food.
13- Mayfly is the shortest living creature on earth
Yeast flies, otherwise known as “mayflies”, live only 24 hours. Where it mates after hatching and dies immediately after it, thus being the shortest living organism on the planet’s face.