Posted by: Mark | January 19, 2014

The Frog with Self-Cleaning Feet

Along the lines of last post, I read another book about animals, Michael Bright’s The Frog With Self-Cleaning Feet. . . And Other Extraordinary Tales from the Animal World (2013). It didn’t grab me as much as the other one but it had its moments:

The Bush Cricket has the largest testicles in relation to the rest of its body than any other animal on earth. The cricket’s testicles weigh 14% of their body while in humans, they are only about 0.5%.

American cockroaches are likely to be right-handed. 56% of the time they will run to the right when presented with a choice, even when the scent of food comes from the left


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