Skip to content
Do you have adblock enabled?
 
If you can read this, either the style sheet didn't load or you have an older browser that doesn't support style sheets. Try clearing your browser cache and refreshing the page.

(YouTube)   Poop thread   (youtube.com) divider line
    More: Interesting  
•       •       •

697 clicks; posted to STEM » on 19 Sep 2021 at 5:05 AM (4 weeks ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook




Fecal Shields, and 5 Other Ways Animals Use Poop

Proud of what you just did in the bathroom? You should be, but here are 6 animals who are masters of the art of pooping!

Hosted by: Stefan Chin
----------
Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow
----------
Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Kelly Landrum Jones, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلطا الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Charles Southerland, Bader AlGhamdi, James Harshaw, Patrick Merrithew, Patrick D. Ashmore, Candy, Tim Curwick, charles george, Saul, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Viraansh Bhanushali, Kevin Bealer, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Justin Lentz
----------
Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet?
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow
Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com
Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow
----------
Sources:

https://io9.gizmodo.com/5872472/the-wombats-cubic-poop-is-one-of-natures-weirdest-superpowers
https://theconversation.com/why-do-wombats-do-cube-shaped-poo-55975
http://www.jstor.org/stable/3797445
https://www.birdwatchingdaily.com/blog/2015/02/25/julie-craves-explains-droppings-reveal-wild-turkeys/
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00300-003-0563-3
http://mentalfloss.com/article/70087/some-penguins-are-projectile-poopers
https://www.livescience.com/59601-why-do-animals-eat-poop.html
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1046/j.1344-3941.2003.00124.x/full
https://www.reed.edu/biology/professors/srenn/pages/teaching/web_2008/ryaw_site/index.html
http://www.reed.edu/biology/professors/srenn/pages/teaching/web_2008/ryaw_site/mechanism.html
https://www.wired.com/2015/06/absurd-creature-of-the-week-tortoise-beetle/
http://www.pnas.org/content/97/6/2632.long
https://www.wired.com/2012/08/blue-whale-poop/
http://rspb.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/277/1699/3527.full
http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0013255
https://www.npr.org/sections/krulwich/2014/04/03/298778615/the-power-of-poop-a-whale-story
https://www.livescience.com/8788-whale-poo-ocean-miracle-grow.html

PICS

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Vombatus_ursinus_-Maria_Island_National_Park.jpg

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Certified_Wombat_Faeces.jpg

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Sperm_whale_pod_recolored.jpg

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Sperm_whale_Tim_Cole_NMFS_crop.jpg

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Sperm_whale_drawing_with_skeleton.jpg

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Flickr_-_don_macauley_-_Deadly_Nightshade.jpg

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Southern_Hairy-nosed_Wombat.jpg


Continue Farking




On Twitter


  1. Links are submitted by members of the Fark community.

  2. When community members submit a link, they also write a custom headline for the story.

  3. Other Farkers comment on the links. This is the number of comments. Click here to read them.

  4. Click here to submit a link.