Did you know that a newborn Chinese water deer is so small that it can almost be held in the palm of a human hand? That is just one of the many interesting, yet true, facts about the animal kingdom that we’ve rounded up for you today. Others include, the biological sensor that dolphins use, the tenacious honey badger, hibernating animals that aren’t really sleeping, and more. Continue reading to see them all.
Bonus Video – Honey Badger
Despite its name, the honey badger does not closely resemble other badger species; instead, it bears more anatomical similarities to weasels. It is classed as Least Concern by the IUCN owing to its extensive range and general environmental adaptations. It is primarily a carnivorous species and has few natural predators because of its thick skin and ferocious defensive abilities.