Animals Archive

Why Do Camels Have Humps?

Camels are thought to have originated around 40 million years ago, in the Americas, migrating to Asia before the last Ice Age. The two types of camel are the Dromedary, which has one hump, and the Bactrian, which has two humps. A …

10 Cool Facts About Lions

Since time immemorial, lions have been associated with courage, power, and royalty. Primitive man doubtless treated these beasts with both fear and reverence. The lion’s recognizable profile, sheer strength, and association with nobility all make him the King of Beasts in the …

Cynophobia: The Fear of Dogs

Unlike the fear of spiders, snakes or rats, the fear of cats (ailurophobia) and the fear of dogs (cynophobia) are not particularly common zoophobia fears. That said, those that do suffer from them are subjected to seeing the source of their fear …

Ailurophobia: The Irrational Fear of Cats

As similar to “allure” as the word looks, Ailurophobia could not be farther from the meaning. Ailurophobia (also known sometimes as felinophobia, gatophobia, and elurophobia) is the irrational fear of cats. Big and small cats, black and ginger cats. Cats of all …

10 Cool Facts About Rats

If you happen to see a rat on the streets, you might think that they’re gross, dirty creatures. Rats can be found in any area where there are people, and are usually seen as little more than vermin. While rats can carry …

Top 10 Family Dogs

Dogs are one of the most playful and family friendly animals there are, whether it’d be for protection or a happy loving dog for a family. When families are in search of an animal to be a part of their family, dogs …

Top 10 Guard Dogs in the World

Having a guard dog can be useful, so useful that it could save your life, or even the things you own one day. How? By attacking an intruder, such as a burglar or potential threat. Guard dogs are some of the best …

Why do dogs lick themselves?

It’s normal for a dog to begin licking you or itself each time you begin to show affection towards it or whenever a dog is attempting to clean itself and dogs can lick themselves out of boredom as well. The following are …

Why Do Giraffes Have Long Necks?

The giraffe is a walking neck to most people’s eyes. It’s like a majestic long-necked horse that just wants to munch on some leaves in the canopies of trees. As the world’s tallest animal, giraffes can grow as high as 19 feet …

Facts About German Shepherds

The German Shepherd which is also known in Britain as an Alsatian is a dog breed that is well known as the protector or as some would call the police dog. The majority of K9 unit dogs on police forces are German …

Why Do Cats Eat Grass?

It doesn’t matter whether you have a feline that loves to stay indoors or whether you have a cat that likes to prowl the streets of the night, you’ve probably seen your cat eat grass now and again and this looks strange …
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