Hello folks who wonder if most people who initially discovered they can't taste their food was less due to the COVID-19 virus but more due to their rookie cooking skills,

Here is a controversial question for you, "Why did the T-rex go extinct"?

Now, the answers might vary based on where you get your facts from or how your beliefs are formed. One of the most popular opinions is either a big meteorite crashing into earth or volcanic activity. But, since dinosaurs did not use social media back then, we cannot be so sure. Since the evidence is inconclusive, different theories started to crop up.

If you'd ask some people they might say because the T-rex got the vaccines, some might say because they did NOT get the vaccines. Some might say, capitalism led to their demise. But the one I believe in is none of the above.

Before I explain what might have happened, let me first ask you "Why did the T-rex have baby hands"?

It doesn't matter what you answer because the correct answer is so that they could hold their 7-Eleven Big Gulp cup while roaming through the land searching for food. The reason that caused their extinction was not their sugar rich lifestyle though, the problem was the disposable plastic straws. To be crystal clear, don't blame the plastic cup, but the plastic straws. That is precisely why we have banned plastic straws and not the plastic cups. Here is what happened.

Now, whether you believe that theory or not, having baby hands can be challenging for any creature. But different species have evolved to make the most of those baby hands. Among those is the water boatman showing its impressive swimming skills below.

They get their name by the oar shaped legs. If you observe one for a period of time, you will constantly see them floating to the surface then diving back again by making rapid movements with their legs.

I don't know whether you have noticed it or not but nature has a dark sense of humor. They made water boatmen light enough to float on water but made them have a diet of aquatic plants and algae which is found under the water. To get around that, water boatmen evolved their forelegs into tiny T-rex like hands that they use to hang on to vegetation underwater. Here is one getting offended and getting into a fighting pose when I say it has baby hands.

You see, the water boatmen are part of the "true bug" club which means they have needle-like piercing mouthparts. They pierce the plants/algae with these pointy mouthparts, inject an enzyme and suck back the digested plant material. All this while using those baby hands to hold on to the plants/algae so they are not floating back to the water surface.

Another spectacle not to be missed is the use of those hands in holding on to their mates during their synchronized swimming mating dance.

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