Polar bears are looked upon by some people as the most beautiful of the bear species. They have thick white fur and a sleek appearance, where most bears appear to be quite stocky. Most of us will only see these beautiful animals in a zoo, but their life in the wild is fascinating.
Once you see it, the eland is hard to forget. The sheer size of the animal and its unusual looks are not normally associated with the word “antelope.” It may not be dainty, but the eland is a regal animal packing muscle and fascinating facts.
Some animals absorb chloroplasts or algal cells, which make food inside the animal's body. At least one kind of animal can make electricity from solar energy.
Birds are among the most beautiful creatures on Earth. They're also some of the weirdest! Check out these crazy-but-true interesting and fun facts about our feathered friends...you'll be amazed!
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
Earwigs have a fearsome image but aren't dangerous. They sometimes become garden pests. Natural control methods can be very helpful in dealing with the insects.
Do wild cheetahs attack, kill, or eat human beings? This article answers this question and provides more information about these extraordinary animals.
The zebra is an iconic part of Africa and the mainstay of zoos worldwide. To most observers, zebras only appear in documentaries as the grazing prey of lions. Let's focus a little deeper on this remarkable equine's history, genes and personality.
There is an old and prophetic saying, "All things must end," and this is undoubtedly true to all things living on "Mother Earth." In this article, we shall revisit some living species that have gone extinct.
This article suggests a list of the most endangered animals on the planet. As much as possible, it shows approximately how many of each species exists in the wild.
Learn interesting facts about the behavior of the blue jay, view pictures, and learn how to keep this bully away from your bird feeder.
There are five subspecies of rhinos, three of which are near extinction. Although all five are very similar there are slight differences in size, appearance, and where they live.
Why do we like to think of animals as being less smart than ourselves? Is it us, or birds, with our heads in the sand?
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.
This article is all about the native North American Cooper's hawk, often mistaken for the similar-looking Sharp-Shinned hawk. These beautiful birds of prey are found all across the United States, migrating southward during the winter months.
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.