Hoatzins are South American birds with some strange features. They digest their food in an unusual way and have an unpleasant smell. Their chicks have claws on their wings.
The White Peacock is as vain as it's colorful counterpart. Truly a magnificent bird, bearing the dazzling color of white.
An extinct animal come back to life? This is what makes the case of the Quagga so remarkable. This species of zebra once roamed South Africa in plentiful numbers, but was hunted until the last one officially died in a zoo. This is the story of its revival.
Roadrunners spend most of their time running around searching for food. They are fun to watch until they catch larger prey. When they do, they beat it against the ground as long as it takes to break enough bones for easy consumption. This article is all about the most famous bird in the southwest.
See pictures to help you identify the male and female Rose-breasted Grosbeak, plus learn facts about its migration and behavior.
There are many endangered species, including the Siberian Tiger, elephants, leather-back sea turtles, snow leopards,
Learn how to attract the northern cardinal to your backyard or garden. Find out what kind of seed to offer, which types of feeders are best.
Komodo, bearded, and frilled dragons are lizards. They are impressive animals which have features that remind people of the dragons of myth and literature.
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.
Before the 1980's, the white-winged dove's area of greatest abundance and density was the lower Rio Grande Valley of South Texas, where it was a popular game species. Since that time, the species has expanded its range as far north as Oklahoma. This article will teach you all about these doves.
Marmots are large ground squirrels that live in mountainous areas of British Columbia. They are social and very vocal animals that often form colonies. Three species of animals are commonly known as marmots in BC. One of them—the Vancouver Island Marmot—is critically endangered.
When we think of the great predators of the animal kingdom, chimpanzees don't normally spring to mind. Yet, they are in fact among the deadliest predators on the planet. But how exactly do they catch and kill their prey?
Elizabeth Kolbert's "The Sixth Extinction" won the 2015 Pulitzer for non-fiction, deservedly, for its blend of places, people, creatures and science. Get the gist in this lavishly illustrated Hub.
Here are the tales of ten species that succumbed to anthropogenic extinction as a result of hunting or habitat destruction.
If you want to see winter birds flock to your yard, you need to provide the food and shelter that they depend upon for their survival. There are certain plants that you can grow that will turn your yard into a sanctuary for the birds you would like to see in the winter.
The kakapo is a flightless parrot that's endemic to New Zealand and is critically endangered. It's the heaviest parrot in the world. Sirocco is a famous member of the species.