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Strange But True

Can't Smell Squat

Great horned owls have almost no sense of smell, and they are among the few animals that will eat skunks.

Food Maneuver

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The great blue heron flips its catch to make it go down headfirst so it doesn’t get caught in its throat.

Padded Head Gear

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The pileated woodpecker’s spongy skull bones protect its brain during tree hammering.

Smells Like Dinner

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Turkey vultures use their keen sense of smell to find stinky dead animals to eat. Yum!

Super Poopers

Canada geese on lawn
On average, giant Canada geese poop every seven minutes. Watch where you step!