Tag archives for Bizarre

What would you do if you saw a giant boulder tumbling towards your house? In a real-life Do Or Die scenario, two enormous boulders dislodged from a cliff in Northern Italy, flattening one barn and stopping at the doorstep of a second house. On Nov. 29, a total of 4,000 cubic meters of rock fell…

For spotted hyenas, anatomy, sex, and birth are wildly (and weirdly) different than any other species. Elevated levels of testosterone cause the females to not only act extremely aggressive toward their male counterparts during sex, which is actually downright dangerous for the males, but also cause the females to develop pseudo-penises. These appendages are essentially…

Rattlesnake venom destroys tissues and causes crippling paralysis, sometimes leading to death. When Santa Cruz homeowner Thomas Scott encountered such a deadly predator in his garage, he took defensive matters into his own hands. However, unlike mammals, reptile reflexes remain deadly after death. In fact, they can still bite and deliver a killing dose of…