Problem: we all love nature documentaries, but we don’t have enough time to watch them all! How will we learn all the fascinating tidbits about the world and the creatures around us if we simply can’t spare the time it takes to binge David Attenborough? Memes, that’s how. Memes aren’t just incredibly stupid entertainment and the way your aunt gets all her political news, they’re also highly informative educational materials that have a lot to show us about our world!

Here are 13 memes about nature, and the facts we can infer from them.

13. Childbirth

Young mammals will quickly learn to recognize and throw shade at the sound of their parents’ voices.

12. Sloths

Sloths are like us, but more honest.

11. Beluga whales

Belugas are highly aggressive and have been known to start many fights in Applebee’s parking lots.

10. Vegetables

Root vegetables are horny af but don’t yet know how to use Tinder.

9. Mermaids

Mermaids are real and incredibly self-conscious.

8. Cat Girls

They are the night. They are the shadows.

7. Ducks

Ducks are heroes in disguise.

6. Penguins

Penguins are all extinct and this is why.

5. Pigs

Pigs actually come in a blanket. It is their protective shell.

4. Squirrels

Squirrels have to go door to door and tell you they have been convicted of a sex crime.

3. Stingrays

Stingrays are not real. They are a story your grandma made up to scare you.

2. Bears

Bears are tone deaf but it is very dangerous to tell them so.

1. You

This is you right now lol.

Man. After reading through all those facts I just made up, I feel more enlightened than ever. Time to spread the word!

What’s your favorite made up fact about nature?

Educate us in the comments.