what’s the biggest bird?

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biggest bird

The biggest bird species on earth probably won’t come as any surprise: it’s the ostrich! Ostriches are gigantic birds but sadly cannot fly. Birds come in all sorts of shapes and sizes. From the spherical kiwi to the pointy pelican, the gigantic emu to the tiny robin; there are plenty of birds to suit any… Read more »

can cats taste sugar?

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cats taste

Cats lack a sweet taste receptor, meaning a cats taste lacks capacity for anything sugary. So the answer is no, cats can’t taste sugar. Sugar is one of life’s simplest pleasures, making almost anything it touches instantly more delicious. It’s awful to imagine a life being unable to taste anything sweet whatsoever, but for cats… Read more »

How big are kiwi eggs?

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kiwi eggs

The average female kiwi weighs around 3 kilograms, average kiwi eggs weighs 371 grams! That’s 15% of the kiwi’s weight.  Kiwis are a particularly small bird, quite famously so in fact, however that does not reflect on what they can produce. Kiwi eggs are quite honestly horrifically ginormous, and it is almost unbelievable they are… Read more »