15 Scientific Reasons Humans Are The Weirdest Animals Alive

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You know how people like to excuse dumb behavior by explaining that humans are, after all, animals? And that, by golly, we're not that different from the rest of the animal kingdom? Welp, it turns out we are, and in some oversized brain-numbing ways.

And before you decide that we're just doing a bit: We aren't. There are actual scientific facts about the differences between human and non-human animals.

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Humans are the only land animals that go through menopause. While most other species are able to reproduce until they die, humans are unique because w

HUMAN WOMEN ARE THE ONLY PRIMATES WITH PERMANENT BREASTS. Other primates only have rounded breasts when they're breastfeeding. Human breasts are plump

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Humans are the only species that faint at the sight Of blood. The reaction is called vasovagal syncope and is absent among animals. The cause for the

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Compared to other apes, humans are born incredibly early. While other apes are born around 70% mature, humans are born just 20% mature. In fact, our l

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In nature, mammals don't drink the milk of other animals. Humans are the only mammals who do.

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CRACKEDCOR Animals can sometimes exhibit psychiatric symptoms. Although thanks to our genes, only humans are known to suffer from animals schizophleav

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Making art is uniquely human. A chimp can use a paintbrush but it's flailing rather than creating. cRAGh Human artistic expression is linked to langua

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CRACKED COM Of all primates, humans sleep the least. However, the sleep we do get is higher quality. Scientists believe sleeping less but more deeply

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Humans are naturally much more altruistic than other animals. A study shows that although most primates have the tendency to collaborate, they mostly

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CRACKED cO COM Humans are a lot better at throwing things compared to primates. OLD Although the shape of human hands are similar to the primates', we

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HUMANS ARE THE ONLY ANIMALS WITH PATENTLY WHITE EYES. Scientists speculate that the white of the eye, called the sclera, may be more visible because h

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15 Scientific Reasons Humans Are The Weirdest Animals Alive

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SMILING TO EXPRESS HAPPINESS IS ALMOST COMPLETELY UNIQUE TO HUMANS. IN MOST OTHER SPECIES, SHOWING YOUR TEETH MEANS BACK THE HELL OFF.

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Humans are the only primates known to SLEEPWALK. So far there have been zero recorded cases of a non-human primate sleepwalking, despite it being rela