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  • 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!

    Endangered Animals in the Rainforest

    Endangered Animals in the Rainforest

    by livingsta192

  • 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.

    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About Snakes

    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About Snakes

    by ChristopherJRex16

  • 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...

    Hummingbird Facts and Symbolism

    Hummingbird Facts and Symbolism

    by Melissa Flagg COA OSC40

  • 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.

    Can You Make Friends With a Cape Buffalo?

    Can You Make Friends With a Cape Buffalo?

    by elnavann2

  • 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.

    Top 10 Facts About Gorillas

    Top 10 Facts About Gorillas

    by Angela Michelle Schultz1

  • 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.

    Top 10 Most Dangerous Animals in the USA

    Top 10 Most Dangerous Animals in the USA

    by Paul Goodman4

  • 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.

    Ravens vs. Crows: They Are Not the Same

    Ravens vs. Crows: They Are Not the Same

    by Joanna Fonté0

  • 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...

    Dangerous or Not? Identifying Venomous Snakes in the US

    Dangerous or Not? Identifying Venomous Snakes in the US

    by Phillip Drayer Duncan16

  • Learn some facts about the American Robin and its migration and behaviors, plus view pictures of this early bird of spring.

    American Robin Facts and Pictures

    American Robin Facts and Pictures

    by Eric Dockett14

  • Did you know that only 6000 snow leopards are surviving in the wild today? Read more than 50 facts about this amazing creature...

    50+ Facts About Snow Leopards

    50+ Facts About Snow Leopards

    by Rehana Stormme319

  • 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!

    Where to Find Puffins in Scotland

    Where to Find Puffins in Scotland

    by Yvonne Spence67

  • 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.

    Cicada Facts, Folklore, and Photos

    Cicada Facts, Folklore, and Photos

    by Peg Cole32

  • 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

    The Asian Water Monitor Lizard; Varanus salvator

    The Asian Water Monitor Lizard; Varanus salvator

    by Greensleeves Hubs41

  • What different species of animals can interbreed and how is it possible? From mules to ligers learn all about hybrids in this comprehensive article.

    Facts and Myths About Mammal Hybridization

    Facts and Myths About Mammal Hybridization

    by Theophanes Avery31

  • 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?

    The Sad Animals in Zoos Myth

    The Sad Animals in Zoos Myth

    by Melissa A Smith86

  • 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.

    Orioles: Shy Birds That Are More Often Heard Than Seen

    Orioles: Shy Birds That Are More Often Heard Than Seen

    by Mike and Dorothy McKenney8

  • Quick facts about Tyrannosaurus Rex (King of the Dinosaurs). Keywords: Dinosaurs; T-Rex; Tyrannosaurus; Tyrannosaurus Rex; Cretaceous Period; Science; Archaeology; Paleontology; Prehistory; Prehistoric

    Tyrannosaurus Rex: Quick Facts

    Tyrannosaurus Rex: Quick Facts

    by Larry Slawson9

  • 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.

    Black-capped Chickadee Facts and Pictures

    Black-capped Chickadee Facts and Pictures

    by Eric Dockett0

  • 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.

    Brown Recluse Spider Control With a Sticky Trap

    Brown Recluse Spider Control With a Sticky Trap

    by FCM0

  • 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...

    10 Interesting Facts About Orangutans

    10 Interesting Facts About Orangutans

    by James Kenny42

  • 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!

    Which Animal Has the Largest Breasts?

    Which Animal Has the Largest Breasts?

    by Cool Rare Animals0

  • 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.

    The Black Bears of Algonquin Park

    The Black Bears of Algonquin Park

    by JessBraz10

  • Northern Cardinal birds inhabit most of North America. Photos of the mating and nesting behavior of this striking red bird.

    The Cardinal's Nest

    The Cardinal's Nest

    by Yvonne L B137

  • 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...

    How to Survive and Avoid Animal Attacks

    How to Survive and Avoid Animal Attacks

    by James Kenny17

  • 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.

    Top 10 Rare or Endangered Butterflies

    Top 10 Rare or Endangered Butterflies

    by FCM0

  • 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!

    Top 10 Interesting and Fun Facts About Birds

    Top 10 Interesting and Fun Facts About Birds

    by Amanda Littlejohn45

  • 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.

    The Eastern Cougar in North Carolina

    The Eastern Cougar in North Carolina

    by Donna Campbell Smith86

  • 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

    Saola - A Critically Endangered Species

    Saola - A Critically Endangered Species

    by livingsta46

  • 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.

    Canis Lupus—The Grey Wolves of Then and Now

    Canis Lupus—The Grey Wolves of Then and Now

    by Wesman Todd Shaw17

  • 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.

    The Story of the Extinct Passenger Pigeons

    The Story of the Extinct Passenger Pigeons

    by Mike and Dorothy McKenney2

  • 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.

    Top 10 Facts About Snow Leopard

    Top 10 Facts About Snow Leopard

    by Angela Michelle Schultz2

  • Puffins are lovable, cute and clever birds. This article contains lots of fun facts about puffins for kids, and includes some surprises!

    Fun Facts About Puffins for Kids

    Fun Facts About Puffins for Kids

    by Yvonne Spence74

  • 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.

    The Marmots of British Columbia: Wildlife in Canada

    The Marmots of British Columbia: Wildlife in Canada

    by Linda Crampton64

  • 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.

    Funny and Unusual Animal Names

    Funny and Unusual Animal Names

    by Sheila Brown67

  • 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.

    Are Lions Endangered and Who Is Caring for Them?

    Are Lions Endangered and Who Is Caring for Them?

    by Lisa McKnight15

  • 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.

    Types of Hummingbirds in Las Vegas

    Types of Hummingbirds in Las Vegas

    by KathyH14

  • 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.

    Titanoboa: The World’s Largest Snake Ever

    Titanoboa: The World’s Largest Snake Ever

    by Kelley Marks19

  • 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.

    10 Deadliest Animals on the Planet

    10 Deadliest Animals on the Planet

    by Jennifer Gonzales4

  • 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.

    Parthenogenesis: Virgin Births in Nature

    Parthenogenesis: Virgin Births in Nature

    by Leah Lefler23

  • 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 Black Vulture and the Turkey Vulture

    The Black Vulture and the Turkey Vulture

    by Wesman Todd Shaw42

  • 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 Common Chameleon: The Only Chameleon Found in Europe

    The Common Chameleon: The Only Chameleon Found in Europe

    by Steve Andrews6

  • 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.

    Common Types of Backyard Birds in the Northeast

    Common Types of Backyard Birds in the Northeast

    by Eric Dockett7

  • 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!

    The Many Venomous Snakes of the Midwest

    The Many Venomous Snakes of the Midwest

    by Matthew Hotaling2

  • 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.

    The Proud Peackcock: Eight Fun Facts on the Indian Peacock

    The Proud Peackcock: Eight Fun Facts on the Indian Peacock

    by hannahz11

  • 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!

    What Sound Does a Giraffe Make?

    What Sound Does a Giraffe Make?

    by Leah Lefler21

  • 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.

    New Research: 12 Sounds Giraffes Do Make

    New Research: 12 Sounds Giraffes Do Make

    by ga anderson6

  • 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.

    Roadrunners Are Fast, Focused, and Born to Run

    Roadrunners Are Fast, Focused, and Born to Run

    by Mike and Dorothy McKenney3

  • 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.

    Tadpoles—the Larvae of Frogs and Toads

    Tadpoles—the Larvae of Frogs and Toads

    by aa lite10

  • 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...

    The Complete Guide to British Birds: Divers and Grebes

    The Complete Guide to British Birds: Divers and Grebes

    by James Kenny10

  • These gentle giants are among the most beautiful of animals. Interestingly enough, they are bears they subsist mostly on a giant grass called bamboo.

    Top 10 Facts About Giant Pandas

    Top 10 Facts About Giant Pandas

    by Angela Michelle Schultz6

  • 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.

    Tasmanian Devils and Devil Facial Tumor Disease (DFTD)

    Tasmanian Devils and Devil Facial Tumor Disease (DFTD)

    by Linda Crampton27

  • 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 Black Widow Spider—the Cold Hard Facts

    The Black Widow Spider—the Cold Hard Facts

    by GabeTheGardener27

  • 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?

    How Do Chimpanzees Hunt and Kill Their Prey?

    How Do Chimpanzees Hunt and Kill Their Prey?

    by James Kenny7

  • 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.

    Top 6 Amazing Facts About the Massive Eland Antelope

    Top 6 Amazing Facts About the Massive Eland Antelope

    by Jana Louise Smit0

  • 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.

    Top 10 Horrible Ways Animals Can Kill You

    Top 10 Horrible Ways Animals Can Kill You

    by Teeuwynn Woodruff1

  • 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.

    13 Most Beautiful Snakes in the World

    13 Most Beautiful Snakes in the World

    by DarkSinistar10

  • 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.

    How Do Birds Get Their Colors?

    How Do Birds Get Their Colors?

    by Connie Smith15

  • North America is home to six species of wildcats. Learn more about the wildcats of North America with pictures and videos.

    The Six Wildcats of North America

    The Six Wildcats of North America

    by Sheila Brown76

  • 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.

    Top 50 Amazing Sahara Desert Animals

    Top 50 Amazing Sahara Desert Animals

    by Cool Rare Animals0

  • This article explores the Belcher's Sea Snake; largely considered to be the world's most deadliest snake.

    Belcher's Sea Snake

    Belcher's Sea Snake

    by Larry Slawson9

  • 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.

    Mountain Lions and How to Avoid Their Rare Attacks on Humans

    Mountain Lions and How to Avoid Their Rare Attacks on Humans

    by Teeuwynn Woodruff0

  • 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.

    Draco Lizards and Flying Dragons: Strange Reptiles

    Draco Lizards and Flying Dragons: Strange Reptiles

    by Linda Crampton37

  • 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.

    How the Silver Fox Was Domesticated

    How the Silver Fox Was Domesticated

    by Leah Lefler19

  • 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?

    Shell-Bearing Animals

    Shell-Bearing Animals

    by A Golden1

  • 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.

    The Copperhead: A Venomous American Pit Viper

    The Copperhead: A Venomous American Pit Viper

    by Wesman Todd Shaw28

  • 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.

    List of Top 10 Endangered Animal Species in Asia

    List of Top 10 Endangered Animal Species in Asia

    by Edweirdo13

  • 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!

    Do Ducks Eat Fish?

    Do Ducks Eat Fish?

    by Drake Runner0

  • 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!

    Blue Jays—Clever Mimics of the Bird World

    Blue Jays—Clever Mimics of the Bird World

    by Connie Smith28

  • 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

    Wildlife of the Coconino National Forest

    Wildlife of the Coconino National Forest

    by Deb Kingsbury45

  • 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 Native North American Cooper's Hawk, a Crafty Bird of Prey

    The Native North American Cooper's Hawk, a Crafty Bird of Prey

    by Mike and Dorothy McKenney5

  • 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.

    31 Most Endangered Species the World

    31 Most Endangered Species the World

    by Kelley Marks1

  • Learn some facts about common songbirds of Pennsylvania and view pictures to help you identify and attract the birds in your backyard.

    16 Common Songbirds of Pennsylvania

    16 Common Songbirds of Pennsylvania

    by Eric Dockett31

  • 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.

    48 Facts About the Spix’s Macaw: Extinct in the Wild

    48 Facts About the Spix’s Macaw: Extinct in the Wild

    by Linda Crampton24

  • An explanation of the similarities and differences of seals and sea lions.

    Seal Vs. Sea Lion

    Seal Vs. Sea Lion

    by Alex0

  • 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.

    6 Most Dangerous Snakes in Florida

    6 Most Dangerous Snakes in Florida

    by Paul Goodman21

  • 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.

    Facts of the Black Swan

    Facts of the Black Swan

    by Deborah Minter4

  • 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 Great Horned Owl: A Magnificent Avian Apex Predator

    The Great Horned Owl: A Magnificent Avian Apex Predator

    by Wesman Todd Shaw48

  • 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 World's 11 Most Beautiful Birds

    The World's 11 Most Beautiful Birds

    by Laurie Bennett22

  • 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.

    Bird of Paradise Facts

    Bird of Paradise Facts

    by Deborah Minter0

  • 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

    Are Dolphins Endangered? They Are and the Sad Reasons Matter

    Are Dolphins Endangered? They Are and the Sad Reasons Matter

    by Cool Rare Animals0

  • 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.

    The Canada Goose - Facts and Information

    The Canada Goose - Facts and Information

    by Sheila Brown55

  • 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.

    Scolopendra Cingulata—the Centipede That Can Bite

    Scolopendra Cingulata—the Centipede That Can Bite

    by IzzyM27

  • 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.

    Everything You Wanted to Know About the Bald Eagle

    Everything You Wanted to Know About the Bald Eagle

    by Bill De Giulio12

  • Learn interesting facts about the behavior of the blue jay, view pictures, and learn how to keep this bully away from your bird feeder.

    Blue Jay Facts, Pictures, and Behavior

    Blue Jay Facts, Pictures, and Behavior

    by Eric Dockett16

  • 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.

    Top 10 Facts About Markhors

    Top 10 Facts About Markhors

    by Angela Michelle Schultz1

  • 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...

    How Do Lions Hunt and Kill Their Prey?

    How Do Lions Hunt and Kill Their Prey?

    by James Kenny42

  • Accurate brown recluse spider identification is essential for your safety. This quick and easy guide will help you identify and control brown recluse spiders.

    Brown Recluse Identification and Control

    Brown Recluse Identification and Control

    by GreenMind Guides0

  • 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.

    How to Identify the Snakes of Indiana

    How to Identify the Snakes of Indiana

    by ChristopherJRex3

  • 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.

    Facts About Southern Black Racer Snakes

    Facts About Southern Black Racer Snakes

    by Paul Goodman31

  • 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?

    The Difference Between Animal and Human Communication

    The Difference Between Animal and Human Communication

    by Johnson M Jose96

  • 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.

    44 Interesting Facts About the Strange Shoebill Stork

    44 Interesting Facts About the Strange Shoebill Stork

    by Linda Crampton41

  • 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 10 Most Adorable Japanese Animals Ever!

    The 10 Most Adorable Japanese Animals Ever!

    by Rachael Lefler24

  • 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...

    Garden Birds: Are Magpies Really Bad?

    Garden Birds: Are Magpies Really Bad?

    by James Kenny6

  • Do wild cheetahs attack, kill, or eat human beings? This article answers this question and provides more information about these extraordinary animals.

    Do Cheetahs Hunt or Kill Humans?

    Do Cheetahs Hunt or Kill Humans?

    by Melissa A Smith8

  • 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 Sounds of Hummingbirds

    The Sounds of Hummingbirds

    by Connie Smith14

  • 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.

    Top 5 Unexpected Things You Might Not Know About Zebras

    Top 5 Unexpected Things You Might Not Know About Zebras

    by Jana Louise Smit1

  • 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.

    Only in South Africa — the Quagga

    Only in South Africa — the Quagga

    by Jana Louise Smit4

  • 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.

    The Arctic Wolves

    The Arctic Wolves

    by Wesman Todd Shaw11

  • There are four species of owls native to North Carolina. These owls and their distinctive calls are captivating creatures.

    Owls In Western North Carolina

    Owls In Western North Carolina

    by TMHughes37

  • 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.

    Snake Venom Composition and Variability

    Snake Venom Composition and Variability

    by ChristopherJRex6

  • The White Peacock is as vain as it's colorful counterpart. Truly a magnificent bird, bearing the dazzling color of white.

    The White Peacock

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