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  • Hi guys! I'm Catie Wayne. This is Animalist News Fun Facts.

  • Think your parents were bad will be thankful they weren't any of these animals. Ha ha ha...

  • Like seahorses, male pipefish carry the eggs before hatching.

  • Scientists soon noticed that babies would go missing

  • and discovered that the father was actually eating the eggs.

  • Now it's pretty common for parents to eat their young in the animal kingdom,

  • but here is why the pipefish dad goes from

  • scientists have discovered that dad will eat the eggs

  • if he thinks the mother is ugly.

  • "You are ugly. I don't want my kids looking like that,

  • so, you know, om nom nom nom nom."

  • Well, males find the biggest fattest females to be the most attractive because they produce more eggs,

  • which means the young have a higher chance of survival.

  • The panda also plays favorite.

  • Fifty percent of the time, panda give birth to twins.

  • However, only one will survive.

  • the strongest, healthiest

  • looking baby to continue nurturing and leave the other one to die.

  • That's so sad.

  • To be fair, though, bamboo, which make up of 99% of panda's diet,

  • is scarce and low in nutrients.

  • And since mother pandas don't store fat like most other animals do, she cannot

  • generate enough milk for 2 hungry cubs.

  • Many times, panda can't even take care of one cub.

  • In fact, the first pair of pandas in the United States,

  • Ling-Ling and Hsing-Hsing, gave birth to five cubs over time but none survived into adulthood.

  • The panda's poor reproduction rate may be one of the main reasons they are endangered.

  • Sure, the last two parents are pretty bad,

  • but the cuckoo birds doesn't take care of any of her babies.

  • Cuckoos don't bother building their own nests.

  • Instead, they lay their eggs in another birds' and hope they don't notice.

  • They're even able to make their eggs mimic another birds'.

  • With the love and care of adoptive parents,

  • the cuckoo will hatch first, grow faster, and kill the other chicks, so it can get all of the attention.

  • Although this generally allowes cuckoos to grow big and strong,

  • it's still a total jerk thing to do,

  • which begs the questionwho is worse

  • Mother or the child

  • Probably mother. Because abandoning children is not a good thing.

  • Who do you think is the meanest animal parent

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Hi guys! I'm Catie Wayne. This is Animalist News Fun Facts.

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