TIL that Dysthanasia is the opposite of Euthanasia and means “bad death”. It often occurs in modern medicine when a terminally ill person is kept alive beyond their natural period, thus prolonging their suffering.
TIL that the indigenous Athabaskans had a strict code of ethics towards plants and animals. For example, if a hunter kills a wolf, he should not touch it until he apologizes and explains that his family needs it.
TIL DNA research proved that Red Pandas actually belong to the Musteloidea superfamily. Which makes them relatives of racoon, otters and weasels. They also have their own family : Ailuridae, within which they are the only specie not extinct.