Assurbanipal, a cat belonging to Prof. Ephrem Crusp of the Department of Near-Eastern Studies at Duck Hollow University, ignores commands in seven ancient languages, including both major dialects of Coptic.

A groundhog in the garden of Miss Azalea Partridge of Hazelwood eats only the left sides of kale plants. Other crops do not appeal to it. Miss Partridge possesses the largest patch of right-handed kale in the tri-state area.

Sparrows in the parking lot of the Meadowlands Racetrack consistently arrange themselves in patterns spelling out the names of horses running in the day’s events, but so far have failed to pick a winner.

The green iguana (Iguana iguana) has a three-chambered heart, but pays its mortgage by renting out two of the chambers.

A cow named Evangeline in Amherst, Nova Scotia, has given only almond milk for the past seven years.