All year the Cool Green Science team has been bringing you stories of nature’s quirky, unexpected, alright sometimes just downright weird side. We’re celebrating Earth Day with nine stories that prove science fact is sometimes stranger than science fiction.
FACT: Male mallards are extremely aggressive during breeding season, to put it mildly. So aggressive that they’ll readily breed with other species, resulting in some really wild-looking hybrids.
From cloned wolves to high-cholesterol foxes to radioactive pigs, learn more about the weirdest creatures now roaming the age of humanity.
Owls in the Outhouse
FACT: Owls and other cavity nesting birds are sometimes attracted to and fall down the vent pipe on public outhouses.
There’s an owl in the toilet – and that’s not a joke. Here’s why birds get into outhouses and what we can do about it.