I know. But to a biologist plants are chemical factories. Amazingly efficient at it too. And I like your use of inverted commas around food. Couldn't agree more!!
As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea taste and the succulent texture, and as I drank their cold liquid from each shell and washed it down with the crisp taste of the wine, I lost the empty feeling and began to be happy and to make plans.
– Ernest Hemingway
I'm also quite certain that my parrots are as self-aware as any human. And I'm not the top bird on the pecking order in my own house .
Female, 5'3", 49, Starting weight: 163lbs. Current weight: 135 (more or less).
I can squat 180lbs, press 72.5lbs and deadlift 185lbs
Unless I am fail-braining, octopus are also self aware. That is, for example, when some animals look in the mirror they don't know it's them, but an octopus does.
I've never met a dog who didn't love doughnuts. I don't know why doughnuts specifically, but they all do. My parents rat terrier likes lettuce. She's actually a fairly big veggie eater for a dog, though she definitely won't pass up a peice of steak or, you guessed it, a doughnut.
My cat likes Twizzlers. Cats don't even taste sweet from what I've read, but she likes lick and chew them. There's lots of YouTube videos of cats doing the same.
Maybe that's more proof wheat and sugar are addictive.
Baboons have been observed keeping dogs as pets.
Have you guys ever tried drinking blood? Just currious...
"Right is right, even if no one is doing it; wrong is wrong, even if everyone is doing it." - St. Augustine
Who says back fat is a bad thing? Maybe on a hairy guy at the beach, but not on a crab.