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.

The Common Midwife Toad
The Common Midwife Toad

The small common midwife toad (Alytes obstetricans) doesn’t have a typical toad-like appearance, as it's a small amphibian with warty skin and a robust body. These amphibians can be distinguished…

Thermoregulation in Animals
Thermoregulation in Animals

Animals don’t have woolen scarves they can wear during harsh winters, nor do they have fans they can use to cool off a bit when the heat hits. But there’s…