Male dogs lift their legs when they are urinating for a reason. They are trying to leave their mark higher so that it gives off the message that they are tall and intimidating.

The largest living species of kangaroo has a head the size of a sheep’s and may stand 7 feet tall. An extinct species of kangaroo had a head the size of a Shetland pony’s and reached a height of more than 10 feet. There are miniature kanagroos, such as the musk kangaroo, that are no bigger than a jackrabbit.

Cheetah cubs have long tall hair that runs from their neck all the way down to the base of their tail, which is called the mantle. The mantle makes a cheetah cub look like a honey badger and makes them blend into tall grass, which helps keep them safe from threats like lions and hyenas.