Bulls do not hate the color red, as they do not demonstrate any color preference. It is a common misconception that bulls hate the color red, which is promoted by Spanish matadors waving red capes in front of the bulls in a bullfighting arena.
Bulls charge at the object that moves the most. They charge at the traditional red capes of Spanish matadors because the capes are moving more than the matadors themselves. Experiments show that bulls react the same to red, white, and blue flags. Regardless of the color of the flag, the wild waving is a necessary component for drawing out an aggressive response from the bull.Learn More
Coyotes are typically not seen or heard in daylight, because these animals are nocturnal. Coyotes are territorial and prone to hunting alone, except for during the winter months when decreased food supplies require a pack approach.Full Answer >
Burrowing animals dig holes or tunnels for living quarters or hiding spaces. Many types of mammals are burrowers, including moles, gophers, groundhogs, rabbits and bears.Full Answer >
Also known as hoglets or piglets, baby hedgehogs are born with soft, pliable quills that are embedded within a fluid-filled layer of skin, meaning these quills aren't exposed when they are born, making the process safer and easier for the mother hedgehog. Within the first day of the hoglets' lives, this soft layer of skin will dry out and retract, which exposes the quills and allows them to begin the process of hardening and darkening. At this point in the hoglets' development, there are about 150 quills on each baby's back, and they are white in appearance as they emerge from their protective layer of skin.Full Answer >
The lion, elephant, rhino, leopard and cape buffalo are known as the "Big Five" because of their stature as the five toughest animals to hunt on foot. The list was coined by African hunters because of the animals' ferocity, not just because of their size.Full Answer >