Nature, brimming with life in all of its vibrancy and wonders, can be pretty gross. It’s a fact that usually doesn’t make it into all those nature documentaries, but animals are alive—and being alive is pretty disgusting.
Animals have all the filthy habits we humans enjoy, but they work in a few more that we’d never even imagine. Some of your favorite animals are genetically built to do some absolutely retch-inducing things that we usually don’t talk about. Once you’ve read this article, you’ll never look at an animal the same way again.