Mammals

Mammals are warm-blooded vertibrates. The vast majority of them are viviparous, meaning that they begin development as an embryo in their mother's womb. Humans belong to this class. In this section, you'll learn about mammals of every shape and size, where they live, how they reproduce and what their habits are.

Meet the European Brown Bear
Meet the European Brown Bear

This is one of the subspecies of brown bears that exist today and, as its name indicates, it’s native to Europe —between the Iberian Peninsula and Scandinavia. In this article…

Lionesses' Maternal Instinct
Lionesses' Maternal Instinct

Nowadays, the survival of big cats is a huge challenge due to habitat destruction, poaching, and climate change. Fortunately, nature has provided lionesses with the intelligence, versatility, and maternal instinct…

5 Plantigrade Animals
5 Plantigrade Animals

Plantigrade animals are those that walk by supporting themselves on the full sole of their feet, like human beings. Believe it or not, we’re talking about a relatively small number…

The Spanish Red Fox
The Spanish Red Fox

Of the 45 species of foxes on the planet, only one lives in Spain and the Iberian Peninsula: the Spanish red fox. This species is also known as the common…

Can Monkeys Talk?
Can Monkeys Talk?

Can monkeys talk? This is one of the most common questions people always ask about primates. Sure, monkeys can't speak English, but there are other ways we can communicate with…