Animals Archive

Animals That Live in the Desert

Few of us could ever imagine living in the desert. A daytime heat that can surpass 100 degrees and nighttime temperatures that can dip below freezing make for a pretty extreme environment. Even so, like so many inhospitable places on earth, there …

Animals That Hibernate

Rather than face the hardships that often accompany a cold winter, there are many animals that take what might be considered an extended siesta to pass the winter months. Technically, it’s called hibernation, and there are different types of hibernation that various …

9 Animals That Are Now Extinct

Although we seem to have a large and diverse population of animals here on planet Earth, you might be surprised to find out how many animals have become extinct down through the ages. Some estimates put the total number of extinct animals …

After Disney’s “Princess and the Frog” movie came out, over 50 children were hospitalized with salmonella from kissing frogs

The Disney film ‘The Princess and the Frog’ is about the really important things in life. However some kids learned another lesson after watching the movie...
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6 Interesting Facts About Polar Bears

Polar bears (or Ursus Maritimus – to give them their posh Latin name) can be found pretty much anywhere inside the Arctic Circle – Canada, Russia, Greenland etc, and are the largest living land carnivore with males coming in at 400-600kg and females …
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16 Interesting Facts About Cats

A cat is defined as a domesticated carnivorous mammal. Each cat has different features which differ from breed to breed, but they all generally have soft fur, short snout and retractable claws, and are very well known for their hunting abilities. It …