Originally posted by Pixie
It's amazing though how stupid these animals can be! To wrap itself around a heat light to the point of burning itself to death. You'd think they'd have some kind of instinct mecanism telling them "it's too hot here, you're burning!". For animals that thermoregulate, you'd think they'd know when it's too hot. Weird.
There is nothing stupid about them. Their nerve sensors are buried much deeper than ours are, and by the time they feel themselves getting burned, its too late