Posts Tagged "Weirdest"

Weirdest animals used in war

Posted on Apr 28, 2013 in Us and them

Weirdest animals used in war

  It’s not just men and women that brave the frontlines of war – it’s dogs, rats, dolphins and even bears, too! Share       THE FURRY PRIVATE – VOYTEK THE BEAR Voytek, a bear found by Polish armed forces as a cub in the 1940s, is likely the only ursine on record to have served as a member of military!  Voytek was trained to carry equipment and artillery for Polish soldiers, and was officially enlisted as a private in the artillery.  Voytek would survive WWII – and spent his retirement at Edinburgh Zoo for almost twenty...

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Weirdest animal relatives in the world

Posted on Apr 28, 2013 in Looks

Weirdest animal relatives in the world

Think you know your animals?  Even if you can name a hundred beasts between Aardvark and Zebra, you may not have heard of this curious collection of animals who all have more famous cousins.

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Weirdest animal bodyparts used in everyday things

Posted on Apr 28, 2013 in Us and them

Weirdest animal bodyparts used in everyday things

There's more animals in your everyday life than you might know about - how about the sheep extract in your shampoo? Or the whale poo in your cologne? The strange truth is that animals make an incredible contribution to many everyday things you'd never dream of being connected.

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Weirdest primates in the world

Posted on Apr 23, 2013 in Looks

Take a look at some of the weirdest primates in the jungle.

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Weirdest birds in the world

Posted on Mar 28, 2013 in Looks

Get the lowdown on some of our more weird feathered friends.

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