It’s the wombat’s strange intestines, not its anus, that produces cubed poo

Enlarge / Look at this lovely cube-shaped piece of poo, courtesy of the Australian bare-nosed wombat. Patricia J. Yang et al., 2021 Scientists have been puzzling for decades over how the Australian bare-nosed wombat poops out neat little cubes of feces instead of tapered cylinders like pretty much every other animal. According to a new paper …

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