Tagged: Evolution

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How the Giant Panda Evolved to be Vegetarian

Giant pandas – being bamboo-chomping, sleep-loving, rolling balls of fur – are among the most adorable animals alive today. Unlike their mainly carnivorous close relatives, such as the grizzly and polar bear, the panda is content surviving on a diet...

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Is It An Evolutionary Advantage To Enjoy Spicy Food?

When it comes to spicy food, you either love it or hate it. Spice excites the taste buds in a way that no other flavor comes close to, providing some with satisfaction while also turning their mouths into fiery cauldrons...