Wild Animals

Wild animals capture our attention with their fascinating habits, behavior and often surprising reactions to humans. We’ll tell you more about them in this section.

Fongoli Chimpanzees With Spears

Primates belong to one of the few orders of species that use this tool; however, the Fongoli Chimpanzees that use spears are a special case. This chimpanzee culture is very different from the rest of chimps and they’re mysteriously similar…

Wildlife Of The Galapagos Islands

The Galapagos Islands are a very special place on the planet, not just because of their geological formation but also because of the animals that live there. Their small population and location in the middle of the ocean make the wildlife…

Dolphin Behavior, Almost Human?

Dolphins are beautiful and intelligent animals and have always been admired by humans. Several studies and research have been done on dolphin behavior, and some amazing things have been discovered. Do you want to know what they are? Strange Dolphin…

5 Subspecies Of Tigers

Within the feline family, the genus Pathera tigris only lives on the continent of Asia. They’re the largest carnivorous predator in the world- along with the lion- and there are a total of five subspecies of tigers. Would you like to…

Breaking News: An Iberian Lynx in Barcelona?

On May 29th, 2018, the alarms went off in Barcelona after people spotting an Iberian Lynx. A few citizens reported sightings and the Catalonian government’s environmental protection agency managed to snap a few photos of this species that’s in danger of extinction.…

Meet the Kiwi, A Flightless Bird

Many people have described the fauna of Oceania as strange. One of these strange animals is the kiwi which is a flightless bird with feathers that look like a coat of fur.  Also, this creature has whiskers and no tail along…

Aquatic Turtles: Why are they difficult pets?

Having aquatic turtles as pets is complicated. This not only because of caring for them, but also because most breeds have become invasive species. Invasive Species Exotic invasive species are from other parts of the world and cause damage to…

Mountain Gorilla, a Unique Primate

Although many species deserve everyone’s attention, there are some animals that have a history and relationship with humans that are particularly unique. One of these animals that deserves everyone’s attention is the Mountain Gorilla (Gorilla beringei beringei). The Mountain Gorilla:…

Meet the Bird that Sleeps Flying

Once spring hits, it’s common to find some birds on the ground. One of the birds that can benefit the most from humans helping them is the bird that sleeps while it flies: the beloved Swift bird (Apus apus). A…

The Impressive Wildlife of Madagascar

This African island is considered to be one of the most biodiverse countries in the world. The vast majority of the wildlife of Madagascar is endemic, which means that it does not live anywhere else in the world. So read this…

5 Crow Species

Crows are some of the most intelligent animals in the world because they are capable of commanding the predators to open up an animal carcass for them to later feed on. In this article, you can learn about some species…

The Piranha: Get to Know This Frightening Fish

The piranha is one of the most feared fish in the world because they have large, sharp teeth, a muscular body, and an insatiable appetite. InIn this article you can learn all about this “monster” that can devour a person…

The Animal that Sleeps the Least

Humans require eight hours of sleep in order to be healthy. However, in the animal world, sleeping is a need that can reach incredible extremes, but which animals sleep the least? What animal sleeps the least? Elephant These giant mammals…

Do Hens Lay Eggs Every Day?

There are a couple of variables that affect the number and frequency birds lay eggs. Some birds, such as thrushes, will wait for proper conditions to raise their chicks. For example, chiffchaffs only lay eggs once a year. So, you may…

Animals with Prostheses

Due to birth defects or serious injuries, some animals lose body parts that they can’t live without. Legs, shells, and even beaks have been rebuilt thanks to the kindness of humans and technological advances. Read this article to find out…

How to Keep Mosquitoes from Biting You at Night

Other than that annoying hum mosquitoes make during nighttime hours or the itch that comes from their bites, these insects carry diseases.  Hearing a mosquito zooming above your head is an unpleasant feeling while you’re trying to sleep. However, these…