The beautiful spirit bear has a white or cream coat and lives in the Great Bear Rainforest of British Columbia. It's an unusual form of the kermode bear, which is a subspecies of Ursus americanus.
At least 1000 types of fish—and probably many more—produce sounds. These sounds include pops, clicks, purrs, grunts, hums, hoots, rattles, and tinkles.
Snakehead fish are invasive species in North America. They are fierce predators and can breathe in air. They may be a serious threat to native wildlife.
Crows and ravens are similar, but definitely not the same. It's easy to tell them apart once you learn to spot these distinct differences. A side-by-side comparison of American Crows and Common Ravens.
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.
A great-tailed grackle is a beautiful bird that is almost as large as a crow. The grackle is omnivorous and acts a lot like a roadrunner when pursuing its prey. The male birds are an iridescent black and the female is brown. These birds, quite simply, go where the people go.
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.
Rats carry the same levels of unpopularity as spiders and snakes. probably as the result of ancestral memories of bad experiences with the rodents.
The great horned owl is an avian apex predator, and perhaps the finest predator to have ever lived. In this article, I will detail just about everything you need to know about these magnificent raptors, including what they look like, what they eat, and how they live.
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.
See pictures to help you identify the male and female Rose-breasted Grosbeak, plus learn facts about its migration and behavior.
A look at the diversity of Arizona's Coconino National Forest and some of the wildlife that makes its home there, in the northern part of the state, including the San Francisco Peaks near Flagstaff
Are dolphins endangered? Several species and subspecies of dolphin are threatened and the reasons are all man-made. Many human activities, whether done intentionally or by accident, have adverse environmental impacts and result to the decline of population and increase their risk of becoming extinct
Markhors are endangered animals that live primarily in Pakistan and are noted for their long curved horns that they use to find food and fight for a mate.
The cross orb weaver spider (Araneus diadematus) is commonly found across much of Europe and North America. Its appearance, behaviors, and traits are discussed in this overview of its year-long life cycle.
Are you curious about what a group of cats is called? A group of owls or a group of sheep? Find your answers here. From mammals to amphibians to insects—discover the many interesting group names for animals, otherwise known as "collective nouns." Happy learning!