Learn about some of the strange and unusual facts and terms in the animal kingdom.
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You want to help a stranded animal, but don't know what to do. Learn about how to help a stranded animal in this article.
Can snakes really come up a toilet pipe?
Snakes are known to hide out in unexpected places. How can snakes come up toilet pipe? Learn more about snakes in toilet pipes at HowStuffWorks. See more »
Do mice really love cheese?
If you're plagued by rodents, the only sure way to catch them, right? Learn if mice really love cheese at HowStuffWorks. See more »
10 Cretaceous Animals That Weren’t Dinosaurs
Not all Cretaceous animals were dinosaurs. See 10 other animals in the Cretaceous period that roamed the Earth. See more »
Frog or Toad? The Commonly Confused Animals Quiz
Think you can distinguish between a frog and a toad? Or an alligator and a crocodile? Take our quiz and find out! See more »
5 Food Animals That Are Smarter Than Your Pet
Some food animals are smarter than your pet. Really. See this list of five food animals smarter than your pet to get a whole new take on bacon. See more »
10 Wildly Wrong Animal Stereotypes
Most animals are known for certain personality traits but are they rooted in any accuracy? Learn more about wrong animal stereotypes at HowStuffWorks. See more »
5 Animals That Look Like Monsters
All sorts of animals look like monsters, from the anglerfish to the crazy oarfish. Meet some real animal monsters with this list from HowStuffWorks. See more »
10 Completely Wrong Sayings About Animals
Ever been told you're as stubborn as a mule? It might be a compliment. Here are 10 completely wrong sayings about animals from HowStuffWorks. See more »
10 Superhero Powers of the Animal Kingdom
The animal kingdom is full of superheroes and superpowers. Read about 10 of the coolest superhero powers in the animal kingdom at HowStuffWorks. See more »
10 Real Animals That Seem Make-believe
The world boasts an incredible diversity of animals, some of which are so colorful and bizarre they seem made-up. Meet 10 of them at HowStuffWorks. See more »
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