Prairie dogs, if you don’t know, are those little beaver looking mammals that inhabit America’s grasslands. They’re actually a part of the squirrel family, with chipmunks, groundhogs, woodchucks and marmots being their other close relatives.
The Kangal dog goes by many names: Kangal, Karabash, and the Turkish Kangal dog. Even if you haven’t heard of these dogs, you’re likely to have seen them at some point: and boy, do they stand out. Taller and imposing […]
Seahorses have a rather unusual mating ritual in that the male undergoes pregnancy. This is something of an anomaly in nature – in fact, seahorses are the only known animals with mating rituals of this sort.
Mexico is famous for many things, including mariachi, margaritas and machismo. Maybe it’s this machismo which explains why it doesn’t boast quite so much about one its most remarkable inhabitants, a particular and unique species of whiptail lizard. One commonly […]
The Alpine Swift is a remarkable bird that is best known for its incredible ability to fly for ten months without ever having to land. Below is more about the Alpine Swift and how it’s perform this remarkable feat.
Pet shows are a popular event for animal lovers to attend and for pet owners to showcase their beloved animals. Numerous species are shown at these competitions and range from dogs to guinea pigs. However, rabbits have begun to steal […]
Forgetful, foolish and frantic – that’s how humans tend to think of squirrels, stuck in an endless cycle of burying nuts, then forgetting where they left them. This comic figure pops up again and again in kids’ books and films, […]
In the animal kingdom, courtship between individuals can be just as elaborate as human courtship, if not more so. While humans show their affection by sending flowers or taking their loved one out on a date, animals have their own […]
If you’ve never seen a sloth, you may be missing out on one of the most adorable and curious animals on the planet. These arboreal mammals are known for being lethargic and slow-moving creatures, which makes them an exciting find […]
Quokkas are friendly animals found only in Australia on two different islands and are often a popular attraction for tourist selfies. If you’re interested in learning more about these mammals, or would like to go see them yourself, you’ll find […]