Turbocharged taste buds – The catfish
Tasting with your feet – Flies and butterflies
When you’re in a hurry to find food like these insects, the ability to taste whatever they land on is a great advantage. If they taste something they like, they can immediately mop it up with their tongues. Otherwise they can fly off.
Rubber lover – The kea
This relative of the parrot is a bird native to New Zealand. Folklore abounds that this strong bird has acquired the taste for rubber and will peck away at the rubber windscreen wipers on cars -
“I don’t like sweets” – The cat
They might be able to see, hear and smell better than us but when it comes to tasting sweetness -
“Chocolate kills me” – The dog
If you’re considering giving any dog chocolate as a treat -
Fat lover – The polar bear
Polar bears crave fat-
Why aren’t bats birds?
Answer : In case you haven’t guessed, bats are not birds because they don’t have feathers.