Animals

Facts About Mountain Gorillas

Facts About Mountain Gorillas

January 20, 2019

Mountain gorillas are one of the rarest animals in the world with their population below 1000. Found in the jungles of Africa, the mountain gorillas are close relatives of humans. Human activities are the biggest threat to their survival. However, their numbers have been rising recently. Read on further for facts about mountain gorillas. Scientific […]

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Facts About Macaw Parrots

Facts About Macaw Parrots

January 13, 2019

Macaws are long-tailed, often colorful New World parrots. They make great pets and a lifetime friend due to their long lifespan. They are noisy, chirpy and can speak upto 30 words. Read on for cute facts about Macaw Parrots. Genre: Ara Average length: 86 cm Weight: 1040 – 1286 g (Except a few species that […]

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Facts About Terror Birds

Facts About the Predatory Terror Birds of Cenozoic Era

January 3, 2019

The phorusrhacids or the “terror birds” were a species of flightless predatory birds that roamed the earth in the Cenozoic Era. It is established that they lived in South America between early Paleocene to the late Pleistocene. It was known for its characteristic hunting style and its competition with dangerous predators like the saber tooth […]

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Facts About Mountain Bluebird

Facts About Mountain Bluebirds

January 1, 2019

Length: 7.25 inches Wingspan: 14 inches Weight: 30 grams Known as Azulejo pálido in Spanish And Merlebleu azuré in French. It is also called the Arctic Blue-bird and Ultramarine Blue-bird. Its scientific name is Sialia currucoides. State bird of Nevada The mountain bluebird is the state bird of Nevada and was declared so in 1967. […]

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facts about the Greater Bilby

Facts About The Greater Bilby

December 31, 2018

The greater bilbies are marsupials native to Australia. They are also simply known as bilbies today because the “lesser bilby” became extinct. Here are some fun and interesting facts about the greater bilby. Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Species: Lagotis Scientific name: Macrotis Lagotis Length: up to 55 centimetres Life Span: 3 to 5 years Diet: […]

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Facts About Alligator Snapping Turtle

Facts About Alligator Snapping Turtle

December 17, 2018

Alligator Snapping Turtle is one of the heaviest freshwater turtles in the world. Found in the United States, the turtle is named for its uniquely strong jaws, spring-like neck and its shell akin to the skin of an alligator. Here are some amazing facts about the alligator snapping turtle. Common Name: Alligator Snapping Turtle Scientific […]

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Facts About African Dwarf Frog

Facts About African Dwarf Frog

December 14, 2018

The African Dwarf Frog is a small-sized frog native to equatorial Africa. They are also commonly petted. Read on to know interesting African Dwarf Frog facts. Scientific name: Hymenochirus boettgeri Family: Pipidae Length: 7.5 centimeters Weight: 4 pounds Tank size needed‎: ‎25 liters or more Lifespan: 5 years, 20 years in captivity Small size African […]

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Facts About The Great Blue Heron

Facts About The Great Blue Heron

December 10, 2018

The Great Blue Heron is an aquatic bird found in the open water and wetlands of North America, Central America and the Caribbean islands. They are a beautiful sight when one sees them flying. They have a huge wingspan and keep their neck curved in an “S” shape while flying. Common name: Great Blue Heron […]

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Interesting Squirrel Monkey Facts

Interesting Squirrel Monkey Facts

December 7, 2018

Squirrel monkeys have the largest brain size to body size ratio, implying that they are more clever than the other monkeys. They are small in size and exceptionally agile in swinging from one branch to another. Here the most amazing facts about squirrel monkeys. Diurnal and arboreal creatures By arboreal, we mean that they spend […]

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Immortal Jellyfish Facts

Immortal Jellyfish Facts – The Secret of Its Immortality

December 4, 2018

The immortal jellyfish or the Turritopsis dohrnii is one of a kind jellyfish found in the Mediterranean Sea. It is recognized for its immortality. Read on to know interesting facts about the immortal jellyfish. Cells can transform into other types of cells So how is the immortal jellyfish immortal? The secret of immortality lies in […]

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