Many of the things you think you know about animals are wrong! Anthony goes down his list of favorite animal myths.
Spider silk is a wonder of nature, but it’s not stronger than steel
“You must have heard that spider silk is stronger than steel. We all want to believe that there are wonder materials in nature that are far superior to human-made ones.”
Do the humps on camels hold water?
“No — a camel’s hump is a giant mound of fat, actually.”
A Bird in the Hand
“Claim: Handling a baby bird will cause its mother to reject it.”
Bird Senses: How Birds Use Their 5 Senses
“Birds depend on their senses for survival, and bird senses have adapted to give birds the edge they need to thrive.”
The Avian Sense of Smell
“Most birds are primarily “sight animals” as their superb eyes, colorful plumage, and nonacoustic signals attest.”
Extinct Animals Coming Back:
How Animals See:
Science Makes Glowing Sheep:
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