Most of us know that a group of lions is called a pride, but have you ever wondered what to call a group of flamingos? Ferrets? Foxes? Here is a comprehensive list of collective names for a variety of animals. Some you may already know, but others are likely to surprise you!
Mourning doves are backyard favorites in many places. Their mournful sound is actually very soothing. This article should explain all you need to know about these beautiful doves that are favorites of ours here in New Mexico.
Mudskippers are unusual fish that may spend more time on land than in water. They use their pectoral fins as legs and breathe through their skin as well as their gills.
Although there are few Gouldian finches in the wild, there are many being raised by individuals, and you can see them in many zoos. This article will introduce the reader to these beautiful birds.
This article explores the traits and characteristics of the infamous Boomslang; one of Africa's most venomous snakes.
The gharial is a critically-endangered relative of the crocodile. It lives in and next to rivers in India and Nepal. The animal has some unusual and interesting features.
At least 1000 types of fish—and probably many more—produce sounds. These sounds include pops, clicks, purrs, grunts, hums, hoots, rattles, and tinkles.
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.
The Ethiopian wolf lives in Africa at high elevations. It's the most endangered member of the dog family, or the Canidae. The animal faces some serious threats.
Learn what wilds birds eat in the summer and winter and how they survive so you can stock appropriate foods in your feeder.
The forest elephant is in trouble. The loss of the species could increase the carbon dioxide level in the atmosphere, which in turn could worsen climate change.
The common raven is an intelligent and interesting bird that plays an important role in folklore. The bird is found in many countries and habitats.
This article explores the Belcher's Sea Snake; largely considered to be the world's most deadliest snake.
The large or Malayan flying fox is one of the world's largest bats and has a wingspan of up to six feet. Its population is classified as Near Threatened by the IUCN.
The northwestern crow is an intelligent and interesting bird. Canuck is a wild but semi-tame member of the species in Vancouver who voluntarily associates with humans.