Sulphur crested cockatoo can hold their food in one foot and break pieces off of it with the other foot. Aren’t they clever?
But we have poor eyesight. We are blind in daylight, colour-blind and see only poorly in dim light, .. but we have a keen sense of smell and spatial memory.
From the moment we are born, we can lift our body weight with one arm. We have 30% less muscle than other same-sized mammals, But we are 3 times stronger than even average humans!
People think 2-toed sloths live 20 years in the wild, but they don’t know for sure; Our kin in captivity have lived 30 to 40 years and a bro lived in a German zoo for 50 years.
We sleep for about 15 hours a day during daytime and keep awake at night to eat.
The sulphur crested cockatoo can live up to 70 years in captivity.
These birds produce a very fine powder to waterproof themselves instead of oil as many other creatures do.
The sulphur crested cockatoo uses its crest for communication. A raised crest expresses curiosity, excitement, surprise, fear or frustration. A lowered crest can indicate calmness and friendliness.
Stingray jaws are both strong and lightweight. They are made of several layers of cartilage (not bone) and can crush clam shells.
The short-tailed stingray is the biggest stingray and weighs almost 800 pounds.