Rat snakes are non-venomous reptiles that are good climbers and eat rodents and other vermin. They are found all over Louisiana.
Destruction of our environment is the biggest contribution that we make to the extinction of many species in the forest. It is estimated that approximately half the number of the world’s animals live in the rainforests. Learn which species are threatened and what you can do to help!
The green and the gray tree frog live in the forests and fields of south Louisiana. We have been fortunate to take photographs of both juvenile and adult tree frogs.
Have you ever wondering how large the largest birds are? Listed in this article are 5 of the largest birds of prey in Canada, and they are large!
What is a snake? Which snake is the most venomous or the longest? How can I identify venomous snakes in the US? These frequently asked questions (faqs) about snakes (and many more) are answered here.
Pandas are interesting and mysterious creatures that have long baffled scientists. There are many things about these endangered animals that many people do not know.
All about hummingbirds and hummingbird symbolism. The hummingbird is a fascinating little creature, and they are a symbol of joy, hope and happiness among other things. Delve deeper into the mystery of the hummingbird...
The Cape buffalo, also known as the "Black Death" or "widowmaker," kills about 200 people per year. However, two people have shown that it is possible to befriend this animal.
The axolotl is a fascinating and critically endangered amphibian. It stays in its larval form throughout its life and has very impressive powers of regeneration.
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.
Tree kangaroos are unusual marsupials that move with ease through the trees and on the ground. The Lumholtz's tree kangaroo is the smallest animal in the group.
Gorillas known as gentle giants are the largest primates and are human's third-closest relatives. They share many of our traits including the use of emotion and tools.
My list of the most dangerous animals in the USA, where I name the animals which are most capable of injuring and, in rare circumstances, killing people.
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.
Being somewhat of a country boy, from the time I could walk I was being taught how to tell the difference between the 'dangerous' and 'not so dangerous snakes' in the wild. When I was a young child my family lived in a very rural area in Southern...
Australia has a reputation for being home to many of the world's most dangerous animals. Here is a top ten list of the most deadly.
Learn some facts about the American Robin and its migration and behaviors, plus view pictures of this early bird of spring.
Did you know that only 6000 snow leopards are surviving in the wild today? Read more than 50 facts about this amazing creature...
Learn why some birds fly south for the winter while others do not migrate, plus find out how they navigate such long distances and where they go.
Evolution has produced a multitude of predators down the ages, but which were the deadliest of all time?
Puffins are most people’s favourite sea bird, and Scotland has plenty of great places to view them. Whether you are a visitor or native to Scotland, this article shows you where to go. And it’s filled with cute photos!
False killer whales are slender black or grey dolphin relatives. They are social and acrobatic animals. A stranded calf was rescued by the Vancouver Aquarium in 2014 and was named Chester.
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.
There are over 3,000 species of cicadas from annuals to periodicals which emerge every 13 or 17 years. These flying insects are harmless but arrive in droves with a loud, resonating song.
We might not be able to clone dinosaurs but did you know we are looking into "reverse engineering" them? And cloning more recently extinct animals?
Varanus salvator, the Asian water monitor, is one of the most accessible large lizards on Earth. If you know where to look, one can get up close and personal with these giants of the reptilian world
What different species of animals can interbreed and how is it possible? From mules to ligers learn all about hybrids in this comprehensive article.
Exploring the phenomenon of people thinking animals are "sad" in zoos because of the expression on their faces. Can you read an animal's mind by looking at it?
Flamingos are fabulous—they are so beautiful and they have some very interesting behaviors, for example, their elaborate courtship dance.
There are nine different types of Orioles that regularly visit the United States and Canada. They are insect eaters and are known to hang out at hummingbird feeders trying to get a taste of the sugary nectar. This article will introduce you to these colorful but shy, backyard birds.
Most venomous snakes can be quickly distinguished from other non-venomous snakes with a practiced eye. They share characteristics that will readily stand out once you've come to recognize them.
Quick facts about Tyrannosaurus Rex (King of the Dinosaurs). Keywords: Dinosaurs; T-Rex; Tyrannosaurus; Tyrannosaurus Rex; Cretaceous Period; Science; Archaeology; Paleontology; Prehistory; Prehistoric
See roadrunner run and catch butterflies to eat. Close up pictures and facts about real roadrunners and how they live.
Learn facts about the Black-capped Chickadee and see pictures of the brave and spunky little black-and-white songbird who wears a mask! The Black-capped Chickadee song is well-known throughout its habitat, and even if you don't recognize this little bird with the black head you've probably heard it.
We often run across photos of animals we would like to see out in the wild, and lemurs are some of our favorites. They are endemic to Madagascar, a small island off the coast of Africa.
Brown recluse spiders are venomous arachnids that are sometimes found in basements and garages. Controlling these potentially dangerous spiders is possible with a passive, non-toxic sticky trap.
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 orangutan is one of our closest relatives, and yet we know comparatively little about them. They are an animal, that we need to learn more about, because maybe knowing more about them will helps us understand ourselves better. Hopefully, we can do this before it's too late...
Curious to find out which animal has the largest breasts? Which male species can produce milk? Which has the most number of nipples? Which has an odd number count? Read on for fun facts and trivia about animals with the most interesting bosoms!
Located in Northern Ontario, Algonquin Park is home to over 2000 black bears. We'll learn about black bears facts, habitat and bust some myths surrounding the black bear.
Northern Cardinal birds inhabit most of North America. Photos of the mating and nesting behavior of this striking red bird.
The stripes on that fuzzy caterpillar scurrying across your path may be able to tell you something about the weather.
We should be less concerned with being for or against wolves and more concerned with how humans and wolves can better coexist.
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.
Whenever we take a trip into the wilder areas of our planet, we potentially put our lives at risk, often by travelling without taking the time to learn how to deal with dangerous wild animals. This hub gives you all the facts you need to know...
Some of my favorite unusual birds in North Carolina. When you live in NC you don't have to go far to the find the exotic and unusual.
What are the world's rarest and most endangered butterflies? This quick and easy guide tells you all about these beautiful and critically imperiled insects.
Mole and worm lizards are very unusual reptiles. Their elongated bodies resemble those of earthworms. The first lizard has one pair of legs and the second none at all.
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.
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!
While wildlife authorities insist they do not live in NC, cougars and an unidentified large black cougar-like cat have regularly been sighted in North East North Carolina.
Saola, a rare species to sight and one of the most critically endangered species in the world, with very little information available about their behaviour and the number of individuals existing
The grey wolf is a longtime foe of mankind, and yet, the grey wolf is also responsible for providing to us our dearest animal friend - the domestic dog. Some people love them as much as others do not.
The helmeted hornbill has a huge beak and casque, a big patch of bare, wrinkled skin on its neck, a laughing call, and some very interesting behaviour. It's critically endangered.
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.
Indigo Buntings are common from southern Canada to Florida and westward to almost California. Their beauty is uncommon. Read below for more information.
In the 19th century, passenger pigeons darkened the skies in flocks that stretched for many miles. There were billions of them. Today, they are extinct. This article takes a look at how it happened and introduces the method for de-extinction that scientists believe is possible.
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.
Goldfish are interesting fish that have some surprising features. The animals are popular pets. They are found in the wild, where they may become very large.
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.
These gentle cats' numbers continue to dwindle as they are hunted and continue to lose more territory every year. Despite being solitary in nature, they are not very aggressive towards one another or humans.
Puffins are lovable, cute and clever birds. This article contains lots of fun facts about puffins for kids, and includes some surprises!
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.
Sometimes animals have rather unusual names. Below is a list of some amusing animal names. The list contains their names as males, females, babies and groups. I really found this rather interesting and sometimes really funny.
The Surinam toad has a highly flattened body. The skin on the female’s back absorbs her fertilized eggs. The youngsters break out of the skin when they are sufficiently mature.
Many songbirds are known for their colours and sweet melodies. Listen to the songs of beautiful songbirds and learn how these melodies function in courtship and registering territorial presence.
Lions were finally declared endangered in 2015. Read about African conservationist Kevin Richardson and who the main culprits are for the demise of the endangered African lion population.
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.
Here's a (non-comprehensive) list of ocean animals in alphabetical order. There's always more to explore!
Eurasian Eagle Owls have made a comeback in the UK. Discover some interesting facts about the Eagle Owl; behavior, reproduction, habitat and why the Eurasian may become threatened again.
Surfing the web affords us the opportunity to learn about things that we may be confused about, such as leucistic and albino animals. Some mistakenly assume all white animals have albinism.
Moray eels and wolf eels have elongated bodies and live on the ocean bottom. They have each developed some very interesting and unusual body features and behaviour.
A fascinating look at the amazing hummingbird, one of nature's most beautiful creatures. The four most common hummingbirds found in Las Vegas and in the Mojave Desert.
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.
African civets are interesting animals with some unusual characteristics. They are kept in captivity on civet farms so that their musk can be collected.
Titanoboa may be the world's largest snake of all time. Let's see if this monstrous beast could still exist in places such as the South American rainforest.
This contains facts and information about the world’s most deadly animals on land, water, and air. Some are able to live symbiotically with humans while others are better left in the wild.
Learn all about the beautiful endangered species that is the Red Wolf, and where you can still see them.
Parthenogenesis is the development of an egg into a complete organism without the need for fertilization by a male. This process is responsible for "virgin births" in the animal world and has been recorded in several insect, amphibian, and reptilian species.
The black vulture and the turkey vulture are often called "Buzzards." These birds are anything but Buzzards. Buzzards are European birds related to Eagles. Vultures and condors differ from buzzards.
The common chameleon is the only species of chameleon that lives in Europe, and it is native to regions such as southern Portugal and southern Spain. In Portugal, it lives in the Algarve area, though it's threatened by habitat loss.
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.
Learn to identify songbirds by type and see pictures of common backyard birds. You might be surprised to discover how some of the birds you see in your garden and yard are related. They are all of the order Passeriformes, but then split into many different families.
Living in America's Midwest, you may encounter these venomous snakes on your travels. Learn more about these creatures and what to do if you encounter them!
Did you know that the peacock actually refers only to the male of the species known as the peafowl. Additionally, the peacock's train is used to attract mates and makes up more than 50% of the peacock's size. Learn more great facts about the peacock in this article.
Svalbard reindeer live on an archipelago near mainland Norway. They are the smallest subspecies of reindeer. Research indicates that their bodies are shrinking in size.
They're talking... we just can't hear them! Adult giraffes do vocalize, but the sound is low-frequency and below the hearing range of a human's ear. Baby giraffes make an audible sound, similar to a cow's moo!
Many animals take to the air to fly or glide. Some 'balloon' thousands of miles on the wind. This page explores the most impressive examples...
Here are the sounds giraffes do make and when they make them. From grunts and bleats, to mews, coughs, hisses, and infra-sounds that are hard for humans to hear, giraffes are not as silent as people think.
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.
Tadpoles are very different from adult frogs and, after a period of growth, undergo metamorphosis. To change into the adult form, they must develop limbs, lose their tail and gills and remodel their guts and head to change into an amphibian that can live on land.
A first in a series of hubs profiling the remarkable and wonderful birds that inhabit the British Isles. This particular hub explores the divers- sometimes known as loons and the magnificently plumaged grebes...
These gentle giants are among the most beautiful of animals. Interestingly enough, they are bears they subsist mostly on a giant grass called bamboo.
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.
The longhorned tick is native to East Asia and has been introduced to the United States. In some countries, it transmits microbes that cause disease in humans. Its population is increasing in the U.S.
Identify the creature you found with this quick and easy bug identification guide to commonly found insects, bugs, and related creatures.
Wikimedia Commons A black widow is one of those creepy, crawly pests that you want to pretend does not exist. You have heard all about their reclusive nature, their poisonous bite and the potentially deadly venom from a multitude of sources--but you...
The resplendent quetzal is a vibrantly colored bird characterized by the long tail feathers of the males.
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?
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.
No one wants to die, but these animals present a really bad way to go. Which of these ways would you rather be killed by an animal if you had to choose. Danger lurks with every creature on this list.
Hoatzins are strange birds from South America. They digest their food in an unusual way and can have an unpleasant smell. Their chicks have claws on their wings.
Many people believe snakes are slippery, sneaky creatures that will strike when you least expect them and, well, those folks are right. But snakes can also have an unusual grace and exotic allure. Here are some of the most beautiful snakes in the world.
Have you ever wondered why some birds have iridescent patches; or why Northern Cardinals are red; or what makes Blue Jays blue? How dull would life be without the colors that punctuate our lives? Everywhere you look Mother Nature has given us a huge paint box full of colors; and she reserves her most diverse color palette for our backyard birds.
See pictures to help you identify the male and female Rose-breasted Grosbeak, plus learn facts about its migration and behavior.
North America is home to six species of wildcats. Learn more about the wildcats of North America with pictures and videos.
The Sahara Desert has extreme living conditions for the animal kingdom. However, these Sahara Desert animals learned to adapt well to the harsh environment of the region. Know about these animals and do your part in preserving them for the future generations.
This will answer some questions on the Common Raven, and you will see what a great looking bird this is. Come and enjoy.
Some of the coolest, most fascinating organisms are just now being discovered by scientists, and not only at the bottom of the ocean, either.
This article explores the Belcher's Sea Snake; largely considered to be the world's most deadliest snake.
The Scottish wildcat is a beautiful animal and a powerful hunter. Unfortunately, it’s critically endangered due to hybridization with domestic cats.
Are mountain lions dangerous? Mountain lions, pumas, cougars, and the other names these large cats are called live in many areas near human settlements. They rarely attack people, but it's good to know about these cats and what you should do should you ever be stalked by one.
Draco lizards are sometimes known as flying dragons. They have a skin fold on each side of their body that extends to form a wing-like structure and enables the animal to glide through the air.
Russia's domesticated silver fox experiment gives genetic clues to the process of animal domestication. Wild foxes from fur farms have been domesticated and made available for the pet trade.
Shells are present in a variety of species, including turtles, snails, clams, mussels, hermit crabs, and armadillos. How is this evolutionary armor formed, and what benefits does it provide?
The Copperhead is a dangerous pit viper found throughout the Southern United States. It is the smallest and least deadly of pit viper snakes, and should be avoided, but not killed for no reason.
Naked mole-rats have a strange appearance and some fascinating features. Studying the rodents might help researchers to understand and treat human health problems.
The rapid development of land for use by humans all over Asia poses a serious threat to many animal species, and many Asian governments do too little too late to protect their own environments.
I have always wondered, do ducks eat fish? I mean they do float in the pond most of the day, right? Despite their flat bills that lack teeth ducks are omnivorous foragers that eat just about anything,including fish!
Many slugs play a helpful role in their environment, although some are pests. Researchers are hoping to create useful items based on slug slime and movement.
Some animals absorb chloroplasts or algae, which make food inside the animal's body. The exoskeleton of one type of insect makes electricity from solar energy.
Wild animals display altruistic behaviour when caring for their own offspring and others. Here are 10 examples that may surprise you. This article showcases altruism from ants to elephants and ringed seals to vampire bats.
Blue Jays are not only clever mimics, but highly intelligent birds that love day old bread. They have the reputation for being bully birds, and rightly so. But I don't think there's a prettier sight in the middle of winter than blue jays and cardinals in the snow!
Hammerhead flatworms are a type of land planarian. They have a semilunar head and are sometimes very long. They are predators and have been introduced to Europe and the US.
Learn about the most beautiful species on earth! These unusual species and wonders of evolution are illustrated with pictures and facts.
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
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.
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 some facts about common songbirds of Pennsylvania and view pictures to help you identify and attract the birds in your backyard.
There are many endangered species, including the Siberian Tiger, elephants, leatherback sea turtles, snow leopards,
The Spix's macaw is endemic to Brazil but has been declared extinct in the wild. It still exists in captivity. Captive birds may be released into the wild, but it's unknown whether this will restore the population.
In this article, I give essential facts on six of the most dangerous snakes in Florida, all of which are venomous and can deliver potentially fatal snake bites. My list includes the southern copperhead, eastern diamondback, and the cottonmouth.
The Swan is thought of as a beautiful aquatic bird, that is white. What about the black swan? The black swan bears a completely different color than it's white relative and is just as impressive.
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.
The giant African land snail and the Powelliphanta from New Zealand are huge snails. The first is a pest and a pet and the second is endangered or threatened, depending on the species.
Komodo, bearded, and frilled dragons are lizards. They are impressive reptiles. They have features that remind people of the dragons of myth and literature.
This list includes bird species from all over the globe. Each one is unique, but they all have one thing in common—their stunningly colorful plumage makes them stand out from the flock as some of the most beautiful avians in the world!
The Bird of Paradise is one of the most unique bird species on earth. The beauty of this bird is extraordinary. They are an example of evolutionary adaptation.
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
Have you ever been outside and heard the sound of wild geese flying overhead? What a wonderful sound that is. Find out more about the Canada Goose, including facts, information and pictures.
Here are the tales of fifteen species that succumbed to anthropogenic extinction as a result of hunting or habitat destruction.
Scolopendra cingulata is the name of a particularly dangerous centipede that lives in Europe, around the Mediterranean basin. Be very wary if you spot one, because they can bite and leave a nasty reaction.
The American bald eagle is the most majestic and revered of all birds of prey across North America. Honored by Native Americans for centuries, this beautiful bird is perhaps the most famous of all birds of prey.
It’s well known that elephants mourn their dead. Do they also mourn the death of people who have helped them?
Learn interesting facts about the behavior of the blue jay, view pictures, and learn how to keep this bully away from your bird feeder.
In winter, the Narcisse Snake Dens contain the world's largest concentration of red-sided garter snakes. The snakes are non-venomous and are sometimes kept as pets.
The Columbian ground squirrel is an interesting animal that is very entertaining to watch. A large population can be found in Manning Park, British Columbia.
A pair of Eastern Bluebirds make their home in a backyard nesting box. Photos of bluebirds, bluebird nests and baby bluebirds included. Tips on attracting bluebirds to your backyard.
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.
Large and fascinating birds, American black vultures live in the southern USA and are common in Central and South America.
The lion is a multi-cultural symbol of power and strength. But how much do we really know about them? Among the things we know well about them, is their hunting ability. This Hub explores the hunting behaviour of the lion in-depth...
Accurate brown recluse spider identification is essential for your safety. This quick and easy guide will help you identify and control brown recluse spiders.
The Pallas cat, Pallas's cat, or manul is a small, thick-furred animal of Central Asia with a distinctive appearance. The animal is susceptible to toxoplasmosis.
Have you ever discovered a snake in the wilds of Indiana and wanted to be able to identify it? Use this dichotomous key, which includes the most common physical characteristics of adult snakes.
In this guide you will learn easy ways anyone can get started in bird watching and become a birder, even if they are a total beginner!
A collection of all the essential facts about the southern black racers snake. These snakes are non-venomous and common throughout the southeastern United States.
What separates human language from that of other animals. Can animal communication exhibit some of the qualities, such as displacement and dual patterning, which are said to set human language apart?
Because of human destruction of their habitats, species whose geographical range is small are at the greatest risk of being endangered. Here you'll find a list of ten of the most endangered animals.
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.
Shoebill storks, or shoebills, have a huge and impressive bill. The animal's unusual features make it a unique bird. Its population has been classified in the "Vulnerable" category of the IUCN's Red List.
While Australia is home to the most animals who will kill you, Japan seems to be home to the most animals that will make you go "d'awww". Here are my top ten favorite wild animals of Japan.
The Squirrel tree frog is a southeastern species, yet apparently it is now here in upstate New York, at least in this locale.
Magpies currently harbour a reputation as killers of 'innocent' nestlings. But is it a reputation that is deserved? Or is there more to the magpie than meets the eye...
Do wild cheetahs attack, kill, or eat human beings? This article answers this question and provides more information about these extraordinary animals.
While in flight, at the nectar feeder, fending off intruders, or enjoying a rain shower on a hot summer day, Ruby-Throated Hummingbirds constantly communicate and vocalize. Read about these ‘songs’ and you will begin to hear your hummers with different ears.
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 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.
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 anatomy of the European Honey Bee (Apis Mellifera) is truly amazing, from its hairy eyes to its clawed feet to its barbed stinger. Powerful jaws, two stomachs, 24 "knees," and more.
The black-footed cat of southern Africa is a small, solitary, and attractive animal. It's also a fierce hunter. Unfortunately, its population is threatened.
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.
The arctic wolves are the least understood or studied wolves out of all the species of wolf on the planet. Living in only the most remote and extreme environments, these predators brave the cold.
There are four species of owls native to North Carolina. These owls and their distinctive calls are captivating creatures.
Different snakes may contain different types of venom compounds, with small-scale shifts in venom composition possible within an individual snake due to age, diet, environment/captivity, and season.
The White Peacock is as vain as it's colorful counterpart. Truly a magnificent bird, bearing the dazzling color of white.
Meet Zoe, the only Golden Zebra know to be in captivity today. Zoe is not an albino, she has a condition called amelanism. Read more about Zoe, the rare golden zebra.
Snow leopards are currently endangered due to various threats, but efforts are being made to save the species.
There are plenty of animals in the world—some are nightmare-inducing and some are scarier seeming than they really are. This is a list of the top 10 animals that friendlier than their looks and reputations suggest.
Do front- and rear-fanged snakes simply differ based on the location of their fangs? No, there are a few other morphological differences related to their venom delivery systems as well.
Humpback dolphins are unusual animals. Many have a hump on their back and some are white or pink in color. Their populations are vulnerable or endangered. The Atlantic and Taiwanese humpback dolphins are critically endangered.
There are many species of venomous snakes in North America. This article covers the vipers that one might find.
Originally from Africa, the Guinea fowl has been become popular in many countries, not only as a food source but for some of their unusual and quirky habits.
What do you know about invasive spiders, scorpions and slugs? Introduced species cause big problems in the UK, so find out how the arrived and the effects they have on native species and ecosystems