Animals

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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Fun Facts About Fossils

Fun Facts About Fossils

October 29, 2018

Fossils are remains of long-dead animals that are still preserved in rocks. They give us an interesting insight into how the living beings were like thousands of years ago and how they evolved into creatures that exist today. Read on to know cool and fun facts about fossils. The oldest of all the fossils The […]

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interesting facts about snowy owls

October 28, 2018

The great white owl or the snowy owl (scientific name: Bubo scandiacus) is species of horned owl found in the Northern circumpolar regions. A snowy owl named, Hedwig starred in the Harry Potter movies series as Harry Potter’s owl. They are characterized by white feathers and small black spots. Read more interesting and cool facts about […]

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Facts about zebra mussels

Facts About Zebra Mussels

October 27, 2018

Zebra Mussels are freshwater mussels that were native to the lakes of Russia and Ukraine. They were accidentally introduced to water bodies throughout the world and became invasive species in many lakes and rivers worldwide. What are Zebra Mussels The zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) is a bivalve mollusk that inhabits freshwater. The name “Zebra Mussel” […]

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Facts about morray eel

Facts About Moray Eels

October 27, 2018

Moray eels are found throughout the world and are recognized by their distinctive serpentine appearance and brown color. Explore more facts about moray eels in this article. Appearance and anatomy Moray eels have elongated thin bodies that makes them have resemblance with snakes. But these are a species of fish. They have a flat tail […]

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Facts About Rainbow Lorikeets

Interesting Rainbow Lorikeets Facts

October 25, 2018

The rainbow lorikeet (scientific name – Trichoglossus haematodus) or the rainbow parrot is a gorgeous multicolored bird belonging to the subfamily Loriinae. Read out these cool facts about rainbow lorikeets. Appearance It is a small sized (12 inches in length) multi-colored parrot with gray colored legs. They weigh about 70 – 150 gram ideally. The […]

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