Ask any gardener and they will tell you that animal poo is something natural that really helps your garden grow. There is a whole industry dedicated to processing and sale of animal manure. Even zoos have jumped on the zero waste bandwagon by wrapping their animal poop into a product known as Zoo Doo or Zoo Poo. In nature plants and animals have worked out some symbiotic relationships. Perhaps none of these is quite as unusual as that between shrews and a type of pitcher plant that is also known as the toilet plant or the toilet bowl plant.
It’ll be raining cat-and-dog-owners after this news gets out. A new study might be barking up the wrong tree, but they're telling anyone — who will listen — that dogs get an A+ in the ‘smarts’ department.
Ever since Charles Darwin, the common belief of evolution is that it directly relates to natural selection. Individuals with characteristics most suited to their environment are more likely to survive and reproduce than those who lack those characteristics.