Animals

In addition to the pets we have at home, the animal kingdom is made up of thousands of different species. This section takes a look at some of the most well known, including horses, pigs, and birds, as well as wild animals like lions, whales and monkeys.

Do Marine Insects Exist?

In recent years, there have been many surprising and unexpected scientific discoveries of several aquatic insects. However, almost all the species that experts identified lived partially or totally in freshwater areas. Therefore, the question remains if there are really any…

Giant Kingfisher: Habits and Reproduction

The giant kingfisher is the largest specimen of the Alcedinidae family. Its size, plumage, and habits make it a rather striking bird. Read on to find out more about it. Characteristics and habitat of the giant kingfisher Its scientific name…

How to Draw Your Pet

Have you ever thought about drawing your pet? It’s not as difficult as you might think; it only requires a few materials and you can do it just about anywhere. Do you want to learn how to draw your pet?…

The Seven Most Common Caterpillars

Caterpillars are the larvae of the different species of insects that make up the order Lepidoptera.  However, the term is also used to designate the larvae of some types of flies and beetles. In today’s article, though, we’ll be looking…

The Monkey Who Attacked a King

It was the year 1920 when a macaque was destined to change the country of Greece forever. The monkey in question attacked King Alexander I, in his residence in Tatoi Palace, in an incident that would lead to his death.…

The Sea Lamprey: Habitat and Morphology

The sea lamprey is a creature that really does showcase the incredible biodiversity around us. This species of jawless fish is very easy to recognize. Its fearsome appearance and hematophagous diet have earned it the nickname “sea vampire”. Its mouth…

Australian Wombat Dies of Loneliness

Love is the answer. For people and for animals. When we feel its absence we can become inconsolable. That’s what happened to Tonka, an Australian wombat who lost his joie de vivre when he found himself without the love he…

Do Horses Sleep Standing Up or Lying Down?

All animals need to sleep, but we all rest in different ways. Are you curious about knowing whether horses sleep standing up or lying down? Keep reading and we’ll answer this question! Characteristics of horse rest Before talking about whether…

8 of the Strangest Marine Animals to Amaze You

Here are eight of the strangest marine animals in the world! Prepare to be amazed at this glimpse into the wonderful world beneath the ocean. 1. One of the strangest marine animals: the hairy toadfish Originally from the warm waters…

The Stonefish, a Master of Camouflage

Although it may look like one, it’s not a stone. It’s a living creature that takes the form of a rock and that can hurt any unsuspecting person. The stonefish is a deadly, poisonous species that camouflages itself using grayish…

Do Whales Experience Stress?

Animals in captivity can often suffer stress, and this is a topic of great concern these days. In today’s article, we’ll see that even whales experience stress, as unlikely as this may seem. A study reveals that whales experience stress…

Meet the Golden Frog

When you think of poisonous animals, the first ones that probably come into your head are snakes or spiders. However, there are also some frog species with this ‘ability.’ One example is the golden frog, also known as the golden…

Two Common Types of Flatfish: Sole and Megrim

The common sole and four-spot megrim are two common types of flatfish. However, people also tend to mix them up a lot. They may be from the same family, and look very similar, but there are some variations that can help…

Why is the Clownfish Orange?

In the coral reefs of the tropics, there are hundreds of striking species of fish. This has influenced a team of researchers to decide to find out what gives the clownfish its orange color and its striking patterns. Why is…