Saturday, 4 February 2017

Weird and Fascinating Ways Animals Use Poop

None of it smells like roses.
That’s conventional poop wisdom, but otter dung, called spraint, can sometimes smell like violets, according to entomologist Richard Jones, author of the new book Call of Nature: The Secret Life of Dung.
Such flowery feces made Weird Animal Question of the Week curious: "How do various animals use poop?"


Badgers, which range throughout Europe, live in groups of about a dozen animals. This scrappy team “digs a series of small rectangular pits, which together … form the latrine,” says Jones.-read more

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