Tarsiers are small (and very cute!) primates that live in the islands of Southeast Asia (especially the Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Brunei). They are the only living member of the family Tarsiidae. Here are 10 amazing tarsier facts.
The tiger (Panthera tigris) is probably one of the most exotic and beautiful animals in the world. It is one of the five species classified in the genus Panthera, others being the lion, leopard, jaguar, and snow leopard (see notes 1). Here are 20 amazing tiger facts.
Like crocodiles, snakes also suffer from a prevalence of “big fish” stories and over-exaggeration in the internet era. In fact, it is very difficult to measure how large actually a snake is, especially if it’s really big. So, how big are the longest snakes actually? Here’s the list of the largest snakes in the world.
Caracal (scientific name: Caracal caracal) is a medium-sized cat that has characteristic long tufted ears. They are native to Africa, the Middle East, Central Asia, and arid areas of Pakistan and northwestern India. Caracal is also called the “desert lynx”, but they actually do not really look like a lynx. They have longer legs, a more …
Liger is the largest cat ever lived on Earth (including extinct cats). Here are 20 amazing liger facts.
Ocelot (scientific name: Leopardus pardalis) is a medium-sized spotted wild cat. It is about twice the size of a typical housecat. The Ocelot is native to Mexico, Central and South America, the southwestern United States, and to the Caribbean islands of Trinidad and Margarita. They occupy tropical forests, mangrove forests, savanna grasslands, coastal swamps, and …
The axolotl (scientific name: Ambystoma mexicanum), also known as the walking fish, is a species in the class of amphibians that attracts people’s attention with many features – most notably their “smiling faces”. They are close relatives of the tiger salamander. Here are 10 amazing Axolotl facts:
The Kamchatka brown bear (scientific name: Ursus arctos beringianus) is a subspecies of brown bears. They are native to the Kamchatka Peninsula in the Russian Far East, hence the name. They are also known as the “Far Eastern brown bear”. Here are 10 amazing Kamchatka brown bear facts.
Sometimes, animals from different species become good friends. Here are 5 interesting interspecies friendships between animals.
Despite the old adage “nice guys finish last”, cooperation is common in life – from the scale of genes or cells through to entire societies. Although these two ideas seem to contradict each other, Dr. Egbert Giles Leigh Jr. has demonstrated throughout his career at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama that working together …