Why Can't These Animals Taste Sweets?
Why Cats, Other Carnivores Don't Taste Sweets
"Lions, dolphins, hyenas and other pure carnivores have lost the ability to taste sweet foods."
Whales Can't Taste Anything But Salt
"Tastes are a privilege. The oral sensations not only satisfy foodies, but also on a primal level, protect animals from toxic substances."
Why Pooh Bear Loves Honey, But Tigger Doesn't
"Cats will ignore your sugary treats, but will literally jump onto the counter at the chance to scarf down some meaty goodness."
What Makes Food Taste Sweet?
"A spoonful of sugar makes the medicine go down with some fancy tricks on your tongue, and your eyes."
Do animals taste the same thing as humans?
"In evolutionary terms, the chemical senses - taste and smell - are the oldest."