Cassowaries are one of the largest birds in the world. They have big, three-toed feet with sharp claws which are fearsome, since cassowaries sometimes kick and injure, and even kill humans and other animals with their powerful legs. Cassowary claws are lethal weapons!
The polar bear (Ursus maritimus) is the biggest bear, and the largest hypercarnivorous land mammal on Earth (the omnivorous Kodiak bear is approximately the same size, but still, the polar bear is considered slightly bigger). They live within the Arctic Circle (there’s no polar bear in Antarctica).
Here are the top 10 largest crocodiles ever recorded, for real (no BS list). Crocodiles are really large reptiles and can get enormous sizes both in the wild and in captivity. But, there are a lot of over-exaggeration and hoaxes about their size. So, how big are the largest crocodiles actually?
Birds (Aves or avian dinosaurs) range in size and weight from the 5 cm (2 in) and 1.6-2 grams bee hummingbird to the 2.75 meters (9 feet) and 104-156 kg (229-344 lbs) ostrich. Here are the 15 largest bird species in the world (by body weight).
Crocodiles are aquatic reptiles, and among the most feared carnivores on Earth, because of their size, big powerful jaws, and aggressiveness. They are so successful predators – once they were living alongside the dinosaurs. After the Chicxulub impact, which happened around 66 million years ago, the non-avian dinosaurs were gone but crocodiles managed to survive. Here are the …
Insects evolved around 480 million years ago, around the same time as the earliest land plants. Today, they represent more than 90 percent of the animal life forms on Earth. They are in many different body shapes and sizes. Here are the top 10 largest insects in the world.
Alligators are very large reptiles. An alligator is also a crocodilian – they are close cousins of crocodiles. But, unlike crocodiles – which can be found on all continents except Europe and Antarctica, they are native to only the United States and China. Here are 20 amazing alligator facts.
According to biology professor Alvin Silverstein’s 1980 book Nature’s Champions, in 1883, a giant saltwater crocodile bigger than Lolong was killed in the Philippines. It measured 27 feet (8.23 meters) from the tips of its snout to the end of its tail. It was also more than 2 tons in weight. There’s no photo of …
Polar bears, Kodiak bears, Grizzly bears, and Kamchatka brown bears are among the largest bear species in the world. But, which one is the biggest bear in the world?
Everyone knows at least a little about dogs, or they at least know they love them. But there’s probably a lot you don’t know about man’s best friend, including where that phrase comes from!