Picks and Pans Review: Tales from the Wild Kingdom
updated 09/08/2008 AT 01:00 AM EDT
•originally published 09/08/2008 AT 01:00 AM EDT
THE MASKED BANDIT
Some raccoons weigh in at 50-percent body fat. The fattest was called Bandit, who lived outside Ice Cream World in Pennsylvania feasting on peanut butter and blueberry slush puppies.
Turn a shark upside down, and it may well go into a trancelike state, called tonic immobility, for 15 minutes. No one knows what causes it.
When her partner's back is turned, a female Adélie penguin trades intimate contact with other males for stones to build her nest with.