The Malayan tapir is an unusual animal with an extensible and mobile proboscis, or mini-trunk. Despite its size and bulk, this endangered animal can move fast.
Fishing cats are wild animals that feed primarily on fish and are at ease in water. Unfortunately, their population is in trouble due to habitat destruction.
Svalbard reindeer live on an archipelago near mainland Norway. They are the smallest subspecies of reindeer. Research indicates that they are shrinking in size.
Indigo Buntings are common from southern Canada to Florida and westward to almost California. Their beauty is uncommon. Read below for more information.
See pictures to help you identify the male and female Rose-breasted Grosbeak, plus learn facts about its migration and behavior.
We often run across photos of animals we would like to see out in the wild, and lemurs are some of our favorites. They are endemic to Madagascar, a small island off the coast of Africa.
The Surinam toad has a strange, flattened body. During reproduction, the female’s skin absorbs the fertilized eggs and the young toads develop under her skin.
The Tasmanian devil is an endangered animal whose population is decreasing. The main reason for the decrease is devil facial tumor disease. Immunotherapy may one day be used to treat the condition.
Naked mole-rats have a strange appearance and some very unusual features. Studying the rodents might help researchers to understand and treat human health problems.
Learn why some birds fly south for the winter while others do not migrate, plus find out how they navigate such long distances and where they go.
The Swan is thought of as a beautiful aquatic bird, that is white. What about the black swan? The black swan bears a completely different color than it's white relative and is just as impressive.
The Bird of Paradise is one of the most unique bird species on earth. The beauty of this bird is extraordinary. They are an example of evolutionary adaptation.
Once on the brink of extinction, the Eurasian lynx numbers have increased but they still remain critically endangered in certain areas.
In this article, I list and give essential facts on the 6 most dangerous snakes in Florida, all of which are venomous and can deliver potentially fatal snakebites. My list includes the Southern Copperhead, Eastern Diamondback, and the Cottonmouth.
No one wants to die, but these animals present a really bad way to go. Which of these ways would you rather be killed by an animal if you had to choose. Danger lurks with every creature on this list.