Bats

Bats don’t slip from their sleeping roosts because they can lock their talons onto the branches where they sleep. The bats’ tendons are connected to their upper bodies, so when their weight falls into a sleeping position, the stretched tendon causes the talons to clamp onto a branch so the feet and legs can relax while the bat sleeps—hanging upside down.

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    Bats

    Bats

    Bats don’t slip from their sleeping roosts because they can lock their talons onto the branches where they sleep. The

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    Ducks

    Unlike most ducks, wood ducks nest in tree cavities—for instance, you might find one in an old woodpecker hole! The

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    Pandas

    A wild female panda may have five to eight offspring in her lifetime, but she will only give birth once every other year.