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.
This article explores the traits and characteristics of the infamous Boomslang; one of Africa's most venomous snakes.
Marmots live in mountainous areas of British Columbia. They are social and very vocal animals that often form colonies. One species—the Vancouver Island Marmot—is critically endangered.
Shoebill storks, or shoebills, have a huge and very impressive bill. The animal's unusual features make it a unique bird. Its population is classified as vulnerable.
This article examines the deadly Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake. It provides an analysis of the snake's behavioral traits, characteristics, and overall venom toxicity.
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.
This article explores the 10 most dangerous snakes in the United States and Canada. It analyzes each of the chosen snakes through an analysis of their venom toxicity, level of aggression, and overall threat to humans.
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.
The Nilgiri tahr is an endangered animal native to India, where they compete for food, risk loss of habitation, poached for their meat, and die due to disease.
This article provides an in-depth analysis of the highly venomous Black Mamba; one of the deadliest and most aggressive snakes in the world.
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.
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 fossa is the largest predator in Madagascar. It's an agile tree climber and a very capable hunter. Its population is threatened by the destruction of its habitat.
Many people struggle to tell these two reptiles apart, but it isn't that difficult when you know what to look for. What is the difference between alligators and crocodiles? Well, there are essentially 8 main ways to tell them apart...
The aye-aye is a lemur with some bizarre features. Its very thin and long third finger is used for tap foraging and its hidden pseudothumb probably acts as a sixth digit.
This articles examines the deadly and highly venomous, Inland Taipan. It provides an analysis of the snake's behavioral traits, characteristics, and venom toxicity.