Zoology

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Fainting Goats: Why Do They Faint?

Despite their common name, "fainting goats" do not actually faint at all. The condition with which these goats are affected is known as myotonia congenita. It is a hereditary muscle-stiffness disorder caused by a mutation in the gene encoding of chloride channels in skeletal muscle fibres.

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12 of the Strangest-Looking Animals in the World

Nothing makes tourists whip out their cameras faster than seeing an unusual-looking animal on vacation. Getting up close and personal with furry friends we have yet to encounter is always a highlight. Here we present our list of 12 of the strangest-looking animals in the world.

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The Philippine Cobra

This article examines the deadly and extremely dangerous Philippine Cobra. It provides an in-depth analysis of the snake's behavioral patterns, temperament, and general characteristics.

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The Inland Taipan

This articles examines the deadly and highly venomous, Inland Taipan. It provides an analysis of the snake's behavioral traits, characteristics, and venom toxicity.

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Names for Groups of Animals and Insects

Are you curious to know what a group of cats is called? A group of owls or a group of sheep? From mammals to amphibians to insects—discover the many interesting group names for animals, otherwise known as "collective nouns." Happy learning!

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Top 50 Amazing Sahara Desert Animals

The Sahara Desert has extreme living conditions for the animal kingdom. However, these Sahara Desert animals learned to adapt well to the harsh environment of the region. Know about these animals and do your part in preserving them for the future generations.

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Which Animal Has the Largest Breasts?

Curious to find out which animal has the largest breasts? Which male species can produce milk? Which has the most number of nipples? Which has an odd number count? Read on for fun facts and trivia about animals with the most interesting bosoms!