Reptiles

Rare Animal Facts That Will Leave You Goggle-Eyed

Rare Animal Facts That Will Leave You Goggle-Eyed

April 21, 2019

Yeti crab The Yeti crab or Kiwa hirsuta has silky blond bristle like hair where it grows bacteria and then eats it. It is found very deep beneath the sea and that is why humans don’t know much about it. Pacu Fish Pacu is a fish from the piranha family known for biting testicles of […]

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Facts About the Leatherback Sea Turtle

Facts About the Leatherback Sea Turtle

April 4, 2019

Leatherback turtles are vulnerable turtle species listed in the red list of the International Union of Conservation of Nature. Read on for interesting facts about leatherback sea turtles. Weight: 250 – 700 kg (Adult) Scientific name: Dermochelys coriacea Length: 1.8 – 2.2 m (Adult) Clutch size: 110 Downward curved spines Leatherback sea turtles are known […]

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Ten Weird Facts About Turtles

Ten Plus One Weird Facts About Turtles

February 16, 2019

Turtles have been living on earth since 220 million years and have an amazingly long lifespan of upto 150 years. These harmless cute creatures have mysteries seeped deep within them. Discover more about them with these ten weird facts. 1. A turtle’s shell is made up of 50 different bones Generally believed to be one […]

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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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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 Chameleon's Eyes

Facts About Chameleon’s Eyes

October 23, 2018

There are about 150 species of this unique lizard that we call the chameleon. Everything about them is unique, but the most unique is their eyes. According to a proverb, a chameleon has one eye to see into the future and the other to see the past. Read on to know insightful facts about unique […]

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Facts About Black Mamba Snakes

10 Lethal Facts About Black Mamba Snakes

October 16, 2018

The black mamba snake is the most feared and respected snake in Africa. It is for a good reason – it is among the most poisonous snakes in the world. A dose of its poison can kill a person within minutes of attack. Its agility and aggressive instincts make it more dangerous. Below are more […]

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18 Colorful Facts About Chameleons

18 Colorful Facts About Chameleons

October 10, 2018

Chameleons are gorgeous gorgeous lizards that are best known for their ability to camouflage, i.e., their unique ability to change their color to same as what they are sitting on, making them so difficult to spot. This ability of theirs makes it hard to spot them both by their prey and predators. They are very […]

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Facts About Baby Snakes

Facts About Baby Snakes

September 29, 2018

Baby snakes are born independent and fend for themselves right from making their way out of the egg. Baby snakes are difficult to spot and this is what makes them highly dangerous. They can sometimes be mistaken for a less harmful animal. Nevertheless, baby snakes are just a venomous as their parent. Here are some […]

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Facts About Baby Turtles

September 18, 2018

Turtles are adorable reptiles that are falling prey to human activities. Also, do you know that global warming is leading to more number of female births in baby turtles? Here’s a list of facts and information about baby turtles. 1. A female 22 can lay 150 to 200 eggs at a time. The female tortoise […]

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Lizard Facts

Lizard Facts and Information

September 13, 2018

Lizards are a type of reptiles with over 4675 species. Most lizards are non-venomous. They can be of different sizes. The largest known species of lizard is Komodo Dragon that is found in Asian countries like Indonesia. Lizards are interesting creatures. They can be of many different colors. They have the unique characteristic of shedding […]

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