Topics: poop week

January 17th, 2017

Wombat digestion slowly shapes their strangely square droppings

Leave it to a second grader to compare animal droppings to desserts, but upon seeing the oddity that is wombat poop, my daughter immediately brought up how much they look like well-roasted, jet-puffed marshmallows. And really, she’s not wrong— wombat poop is very unusually cubic in nature, with six mostly-flat sides and rounded edges that don’t […]