Jelly Bean Scented Animals

Yes, they do exist!

Once upon a time, I heard that a certain kind of snake has a weird smell. I can't remember either the snake or the smell, but now every time I smell something odd, my first thought is that there is a snake in my house. These seven animals, however, are known to smell like actual jelly beans! The binterong, also known as the bearcat, smells like buttered popcorn, which is ironically due to its anal glands. Yellow ants smell like lemon drops (some people may already know that, when squished, some ants also smell like coconut!), and the spadefoot toad smells like peanut butter!

Have you ever smelled a unique animal up close? What animal was it and what did it smell like? I have a cat whose farts can only be described as "rotten Cheerios," if that counts!

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