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18 Close-Ups From the Animal World That Told Us More Than Biology Textbooks

1. An elephant’s tail looks like a worn paintbrush.

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2. Horses can grow mustaches that look pretty much the same as those of a human.

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3. A bear’s paw is huge, especially in comparison with a human hand.

 

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4. This is an embryo in an egg of a small-spotted catshark.

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5. An elephant’s trunk is a fusion of a nose and an upper lip. Some types of elephants have 2 finger-like projections on the tips of their trunks, while others have only one

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6. The name of the blue-footed booby speaks for itself. The feet of these birds are a rare bright color.

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7. Goats have rectangular-shaped horizontal pupils.

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8. This is an owl’s ear. It’s an opening in an owl’s head hidden behind feathers.

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9. Cows don’t have upper front teeth

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10. Tortoises have no teeth at all. Instead, they have pointed beaks, like birds, and firm ridges that simulate teeth.

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