Who hasn’t heard of ‘hiding in the sand like an ostrich’ – a visual description of typical ostrich behavior when they sight danger – hoping the enemy will disappear if they can’t see it! But, in truth, that’s far from the actual behavior pattern of an ostrich – they’re not hiding their head, they’re actually lying quietly on the sand, waiting for the right moment to attack!
There are other misconceptions like this that are accepted as fact but are absolutely incorrect – like believing that the sun is yellow – it isn’t! Read on for more fascinating misconception vs fact stories.
10 Common Misconceptions Dispelled:
Infographic by – Today I Found Out