Animal whys?

Everything from why do gorillas thump their chests? To why do flamingos eat upside down?

According to scientists there are a number of reasons as to why have zebras have stripes, and it's not just for camouflage. 

Fish scales

Ever wondered why fish have scales and why they can come in so many different colours, shapes, and sizes? Well it is for a number of reasons...

The flamingo is well-known for its habit of eating with its head upside-down. 

Have you ever seen your rabbit thump his feet like Thumper from Bambi? Well he could be doing this for a number of reasons...

Why do cats have whiskers

Cats possess many physical attributes that make them some of the best predators out there, despite what you may think, cat whiskers play a key role in their everyday life. 

Why does a snail leave a trail?

Snails move at an incredible slow speed. An average adult moves at a speed of one millimetre per second.

Sloths are adorable and extremely lethargic mammals, that spend much of their day sleeping. But have you ever wondered why sloths are so slow? 

Why do male lions have manes?

Since lionesses roam in groups and allow only limited males to live with them, competition between males is fierce.

Why do deer have antlers?

With the exception of the Chinese water deer, which have tusks, all male deer have antlers.