Outdoors

15 astonishing facts about wolverines

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They’ve got bad eyes and good ears

For the most part, a wolverine is a pretty good natural killing machine, but unlike some animals and many birds, who owe their hunting acumen to great vision, a wolverine’s vision is pretty terrible. Like, Hans Moleman terrible. That being sad, a wolverine’s keen sense of smell and fantastic hearing more than compensate for this lack; indeed, a wolverine’s hunting strategy depends heavily on hearing and smell, which is why they hunt at night.

 

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