Animals

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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Facts About Dogs

Cute Facts About Dogs

November 28, 2018

Love cuddly furry dogs? You’ll love them even more after reading these cute facts about dogs. The Norwegian Lundehund is the only dog that has six fingers on each leg. Dogs not only see white and black, but they can also see blue and yellow. You can reduce your blood pressure by simply caressing your […]

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Facts About Cave Lions

Facts About Cave Lions

November 13, 2018

Cave lions existed about 900,000 years ago in Eurasia and disappeared with the end of the ice age. They were larger, stronger, faster and, more dangerous than the lions that exist today. There still exist drawings by ancient humans of cave lions along with other animals of that time, suggesting they that their physical appearance […]

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Tawny owl facts

Tawny Owl Facts: Size, Sound, Habitat, Diet, Lifespan, Behavior

November 13, 2018

Tawny owl is a brown medium sized owl native to Eurasia. It can be seen living in tree caves in forests. Within the city, these birds inhabit parks and cemeteries. There are about 11 – 15 subspecies of these owls. Read on for more interesting facts about tawny owls. Scientific name: Strix aluco Common name: […]

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Eastern Indigo Snake Facts

Eastern Indigo Snake Facts

November 1, 2018

Eastern Indigo Snake is a snake from Colubridae family. It is a long nonvenomous snake endemic to the southeastern United States. Their scientific name is derived from the Greek word, “drymos”, which means “forest” and “couperi”, which means “lord”. It was first described in 1842 by American zoologist and herpetologist, John Edwards Holbrook. Read more […]

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Facts About Crown Of Thorns Starfish

Facts About Crown Of Thorns Starfish

October 31, 2018

Crown of Thorns Starfish (Acanthaster planci) is an echinoderm and is one of the few animals that can eat corals. It was first seen in 1957 and is a threat to the Great Barrier Reef. It is covered with venomous thorn-like spines. Its resemblance to the biblical crown of thorns gives its name “Crown of […]

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Fun Facts About The Flying Squirrel

October 29, 2018

Although known as flying squirrel, flying squirrels cannot actually fly, but rather is quite good at gliding from one top to another with the help of its patagium. They are similar to most squirrels but have some adaptations that make them stand apart in the squirrel species. Read on to know more facts about the […]

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