Can I fight a pitbull and win?

Yes but you will get hurt.Humans are surprisingly tough when they need to be an there are for example at least two times where humans have killed a leopard with bare hands one of those being an old Kenyan man. A leopard is way more dangerous than a pit bull being faster stronger and

Do animals think like we humans do?

In theory humans have the ability of highly conceptualized thinking. This ability is distributed normally, and almost all humans have the ability to some degree or the other. Animals, on the other hand, have a limited ability to think conceptually.In practice, however, most humans never

Do you think animals care for their offspring better than humans?

Animals do what is necessary for survival. If that means killing the runt of the litter in order to provide a source of additional protein for the remaining pups or kittens, then that is what they will do. They are acting purely instinctively.However, I have had the opportunity to observe two mother cats raising a

Why do humans need pets?

Humans are incredibly psychologically and emotionally complex creatures. We often have needs and feelings that seem rather deep to us and that we do not immediately recognize in a way that we can easily describe in words. In addition, many humans have a great deal of difficulty in expressing needs and feelings, even when they are

In what ways are humans like domesticated animals?

In no way. The thesis of a "Verhaustierung" ("petification") of humans was once put forward by the young Konrad Lorenz who was an unreformed Nazi at the time - and, by the way, this intellectual setup remained with him throughout his life, politically green as he may have become in old age.This

Why can animals live without a soul, but humans cannot?

This question contains a false assumption presented as fact - that is deceitful, and dishonest.Animals do not have imagination to come up with this weird piece of insecurity-armor that is the figment of the imagination that is the pure concept and

Why aren't there giant or miniature humans like there are giant and mini cats?

There are. List of tallest people - Wikipedia and List of shortest people - Wikipedia a range of 1 foot 9 inches to 8 feet 11 inches. These are all people who belong to our species. If you are talking about other species

What would it be like to have humans as pets?

Completely miserable.  Humans are messy, aggressive, smart enough to be very, very destructive, and too willful to be trustworthy when trained.  Like any wild animal, they should be treated with respect for the damage they can do; one shift of mood, and they could turn on you.  Captive care is best left to highly trained professionals.  You're much

An alien race makes human beings their pets, what is life like for pet humans?

Interesting - I think dogs understand us better than we understand them!I also struggle with how we would tolerate 'pethood' unless the symbiosis of our relationship was similar to that between humans and our animal companions. Slaves, on the other hand, makes more sense.If the gap

Will humans domesticate other animals over time?

I'd like to add to Cyrus' answer about the Russian foxes that, as a result of that interesting experiment, many of the specially bred foxes became house pets and their numbers have grown as they have been subsequently bred by their owners, just like cats or dogs.

What other Earth species besides humans might extraterrestrial visitors initiate first contact with?

It is possible that extraterrestrial life would contact whatever life here is most similar to themselves, under the assumption that intellectual life on other planets would be like them. It is also likely that alien life from a comparable planet would look similar to the most common body type here on earth

How fast would humans go extinct if the ENTIRE animal kingdom waged a war against us?

If the animals don't get a human level intelligence to coordinate and plan their strategy, humanity won't go extinct.Humans will win the war, and in the aftermath will re-enslave all the species we need to survive for food, etc.Lots of humans will be killed though, and victory would entail devastating most of earth's ecosystems.The survivors

Are humans meant to be telepathic creatures?

Maybe. There have been research studies indicating a high likelihood of occasional telepathy being possible among humans. Also, many concrete stories of emergency telepathy have been documented, indicating that

An alien race makes human beings their pets, what is life like for pet humans?

Interesting - I think dogs understand us better than we understand them!I also struggle with how we would tolerate 'pethood' unless the symbiosis of our relationship was similar to that between humans and our animal companions. Slaves, on the other hand, makes more sense.If the gap

How many gibbons would it take to defeat a human?

There is an intrinsic flaw in your question, unfortunately. As in many other questions flooding Quora about 'How many Animal X would it take to kill a human' the major flaw lies in a fundamental misunderstanding of animal behaviour.You need to ask yourself some questions before

What's the strongest animal an elite human fighter could win against?

What's the strongest animal an elite human fighter could win against?Devine ‘'elite'' in ‘'elite fighter'': what thus the ‘'elite fighter'' need to become one, strength, speed, great eye sight, enormous eye hand coordination, but above all NO FEAR, you can have no fear for gorilla's, but still be afraid for

Can I fight a monkey and win?

A chimpanzee could be more than you want to tackle. This happened locally quite a few years ago. It is a rather gruesome tale -Chimp attack doesn't surprise experts

Why are humans scared of animals?

Perky because our modes of communication are different. Animals rely much more heavily on body language than the average human is sensitive enough to pick up on. This makes a lot of people feel that animals are completely unpredictable which can be nerve wracking alone. Add to that the

Do you think the species that came before humans were much better in taking care of this planet?

I don't exactly like the manner in which the question is phrased. It assumes humans are not good at taking care of the planet.Pre Homo-Sapien were very slow to evolve technology. I have stone tools that go back 500,000 years all the way up to

What animals would benefit the most if humans disappeared?

Ones directly or indirectly being destroyed by us. Bats might suffer less if it weren't for people assuming they're all scary and blood drinkers, honeybees would benefit without the toxic pesticides and things we've used for our plants and flowers, and any animal that's been overhunted until it's near extinction.

Who does the earth belong to between human beings or animals?

Who does the earth belong to between human beings or animals?The Earth is not a piece of real estate. There is at present no certificate of ownership. If it ever does go to auction, I would just hope that the

Do you think animals would take better care of humans if we were their pets?

Even assuming they had the will, creativity, and intellect to keep pets, there's no reason to believe any of the other social species would take better care of us than we do of them.Simply put - we come by all of our

Is it possible to create a cross-breed of a human and animal?

Thanks for your interesting question. Humans are animals, but if you mean a different animal species, yes, theoretically, you could. The other animal must be as close as possible in its chromosomes to a human (a gorilla for example)but the offspring, although theoretically able to live, would be sterile

Why don't humans look the same as other animals look according to their species?

Compared to foxes, wolves, dogs, cats, horses, goats, guinea pigs, guppies, goldfish, koi, and donkeys, I'd say humans look remarkably like each other. What makes us look

Why do humans need pets?

Humans are incredibly psychologically and emotionally complex creatures. We often have needs and feelings that seem rather deep to us and that we do not immediately recognize in a way that we can easily describe in words. In addition, many humans have a great deal of difficulty in expressing needs and feelings, even when they are

What would happen if all the animals (excluding humans) disappeared off the face of the earth?

Lots of bad stuff. Touching on the main, large issue. We are out of a HUGE source of food. Not only would there be not enough food, the human population would take way to long to vegan-ism, (and probably too quick to cannibalism.) A large part of the world would

How are animals better than humans?

In certain Aspects - Animals will Definitely be Far Better Off than Humans -The Animals will have a much more Keener Sense of Smell like in Dogs, Ability to See Longer distances like in Kites, Eagles, Albatross, In Animals like Cats they

Why do Humans and Apes look so similar?

Because God ran out of ideas. He used up all his best material on the beetles. By the time he got round to the mammals he was repeating himself shamelessly. With his last few designs, he was just phoning it in. I mean, what sort of intelligent

Can I fight a pitbull and win?

Yes but you will get hurt.Humans are surprisingly tough when they need to be an there are for example at least two times where humans have killed a leopard with bare hands one of those being an old Kenyan man. A leopard is way more dangerous than a pit bull being faster stronger and

What would it be like to have humans as pets?

Completely miserable.  Humans are messy, aggressive, smart enough to be very, very destructive, and too willful to be trustworthy when trained.  Like any wild animal, they should be treated with respect for the damage they can do; one shift of mood, and they could turn on you.  Captive care is best left to highly trained professionals.  You're much

Are wolves stronger than humans?

If a wolf attacked me, one on one, I would bet against me. The wolf has worked its whole life running and fighting, and I'm here writing on Quora.But humans have knowledge, we can carry a stick that can hurt a lot more swung than we can punch, or a stick

Are human beings better than animals?

This is more of a moral question, but I'm on the opinion that humans are far more important and better than non-human creatures.First off, we are at the top of the food chain. Do you see, say tigers, ruling the world? No. We took land since we could even form

Why are human brains more advanced than animals?

Well, depends on what you consider ‘advanced'. Although humans have special cognite abilities, this doesn't mean that animals are ‘dumb creatures'.Some birds have developed communication through songs.Elephants have a greater memory than us, so they can remember things much better than a humanAnyway, let's go back to your question. The greatest

Do you like humans or animals better?

Animals... They don't go around giving their opinion about everything.. They don't nag, insult or degrade you. They don't steal, cheat, and lie to you. They don't have malice intent. All they want, is your love and attention. They will love you with everything they have in them. Some would die, just to protect you. They have pure innocent

Are humans the smartest animals on Earth?

Other species all do well for up to 30 million years with their

Why do humans cook their food before eating unlike other Animals?

Cooked food is usually (but not always) easier to digest than raw food is. Notably some foods like celery and carrots are virtually indigestible unless cooked. Meat and eggs are also notably easier to digest when cooked. Cooking also kills off harmful bacteria and fungi, which our digestive systems are not good at dealing with, thus

What can the human animal do that other animals cannot?

My guess is that the human animal can become Enlightened/become Universal Love/achieve memory of our Source and our own Christed Self...with the right attitude and the right training, that is. What non-human animals can teach us, however, will facilitate this process.

Could humanity survive without wild animals?

I wouldn't want to be alive in that scenario but I am pretty certain we will survive.But not that long . Animals play a big rol in distribution of seeds, pollination, controlling pests and other animal bussiness. Not even to mention the importance of

Why aren't there giant or miniature humans like there are giant and mini cats?

There are. List of tallest people - Wikipedia and List of shortest people - Wikipedia a range of 1 foot 9 inches to 8 feet 11 inches. These are all people who belong to our species. If you are talking about other species

Animals: Are there any animals which cannot be tamed by humans?

OF Course there are animals which can not be tamed by humans.....I would challenge if any person asked a question to which animal he wants to be if not an human, I would say that a high percentage of the

Why do humans look different when animals look alike?

It's like saying, "All Chinese men look the same". You're simply not used to looking at animals for a long enough time for them to become discernible and identifiable.

Why are animals better than all humans?

That's just not true unless a person equates

Do any other species laugh besides humans?

Thanks for the A2A.For some values of laugh, yes.If you tickle rats, chimps, and several other animals they emit sounds which while not exactly like human laughter, they seem to hold the same function.Rats emit a 50Khz ‘laugh' when tickled, and they appear to like it - because they will seek the hand that tickles them.

To what genus and species do humans belong?

Kingdom: AnimaliaPhylum: ChordataClass: MammaliaOrder: PrimatesSuborder: HaplorhiniFamily: HominidaeGenus: HomoSpecies: Homo sapiensSubspecies: Homo sapiens sapiens

In what ways are humans like domesticated animals?

In no way. The thesis of a "Verhaustierung" ("petification") of humans was once put forward by the young Konrad Lorenz who was an unreformed Nazi at the time - and, by the way, this intellectual setup remained with him throughout his life, politically green as he may have become in old age.This

Do animals think like we humans do?

In theory humans have the ability of highly conceptualized thinking. This ability is distributed normally, and almost all humans have the ability to some degree or the other. Animals, on the other hand, have a limited ability to think conceptually.In practice, however, most humans never