A frequently asked question: are today’s monkeys evolving into humans? The answer is no, and here’s why.
Dinosaurs were a very unique group of reptiles that existed as early as 243 million years ago. This extinct group had incredible diversity and roamed the earth for over 165 million years. As the earth itself went through drastic changes, dinosaurs changed too. From the skies to the seas, these prehistoric reptiles adapted and were …
Koala (Phascolarctos cinereus) is an arboreal herbivorous marsupial native to Australia. They can be found in coastal areas of the Australian mainland’s eastern and southern regions. Here are 10 amazing koala facts.
One of the world’s gentle giants, the Giraffe is a tall African mammal belonging to the genus Giraffa. Here are 10 amazing giraffe facts.
An interesting question: do giraffes get struck by lightning more often than other animals? At first, it looks funny, but when you think that giraffes are way taller and pointier than other land animals, why they shouldn’t be? And, interestingly, there are studies about that subject, and some of them are even peer-reviewed!
Humpback whale (scientific name: Megaptera novaeangliae) is a species of baleen whale (also called toothless whale). Baleen whales have a special net-like epidermal modification called baleen in their mouth, which is used to filter food from the water. Here are 10 amazing Humpback whale facts.
Honey badger (scientific name: Mellivora capensis), also known as ratel has a well-earned reputation of being a very fierce, feisty, and brave little mammal. Although barely a foot (30.5 cm) tall, they have a reputation for attacking just about anything – from venomous snakes to full-grown lions. Here are 10 amazing honey badger facts.
Big cats are among the most widespread top predators on Earth. Lions stalk zebra in the African savanna, tigers ambush antelope in the forests of Asia and jaguars hunt deer in the jungles of South America. They play an important role in ecosystems by regulating the numbers of these herbivores, in turn, reducing the deterioration …
The fossa (Cryptoprocta ferox) is a carnivorous mammal that is endemic to the island of Madagascar. It is a member of the Eupleridae, a family of carnivorans closely related to the mongoose family Herpestidae. They look like a cross between a dog, a cat, and a mongoose. Here are 10 amazing fossa facts.
The great white shark (scientific name: Carcharodon carcharias) is one of the most feared beasts in the world’s oceans. They are also known as simply the “great white”, white pointer, white shark, or white death. They can be found in the coastal surface waters of all the Earth’s oceans. Here are 10 amazing great white …