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american crocodile
American Crocodile Written by: Mary SweetersCrocodiles (crocodylus acutus) generally fall under the specific reptile group called crocodilians. The crocodilians have 23 species that are found in different parts of the world and two of those are native to the US. These two species are the American crocodile and the American alligator.The American crocodile can also be found in Venezuela, Jamaica, Cuba,...
bizarre animals
There are literally millions of different species on earth—scientists are not even sure how many. We live in a world with a lot of biodiversities.When you think about animal life though, you probably think about dogs, cats, horses, chickens, seagulls, and other common animals. You may be wondering about some of the more bizarre animals on the planet though....
hybrid animals
9 Fascinating Real Hybrid Animals Mother Nature generally expresses her displeasure over anyone messing with her original creations through hybridizing. First, most hybrid animals are not even possible - they live only in the imagination of creatives that have mastered Photoshop. Second, many hybrids that are possible are sterile. Even at the bottom end of the hybrid totem pole, something as...
polar bears on icy terrain
Interested in some lesser-known Polar Bear Facts? You've come to the right place!Rivaled only by the Kodiak brown bears native to southwestern Alaska, polar bears are classified as the largest land carnivores in the world and sit proudly at the top of the food chain with a vital role in their icy Arctic ecosystem.Known for literally being the “coolest”...
Great Pyrenees
The history behind the largest dog breeds often reveals dogs bred to be ancient guardians, fierce hunting hounds or royal companions.While some owners in recent years prefer smaller dog breeds for city living, size and strength have historically been desirable factors to breed into dogs, making them better protectors and hunters. Human interference through breeding management programs has been...
Abra_chaco
The grassland is home to majestic creatures that many in the western world can only hope to see in a zoo. Animals like elephants, cheetahs, and lions thrive in the grassland environment, but the biome is at increased risk as human development continues to expand.The grassland ecosystem is diverse but fragile. Since the climate is so dry, a few...
2 icons of a dolphin and porpoise
If you're like me, you love being right. Nothing makes me happier than listening to a friend or coworker say something wrong, then stepping up to rub your expanse of knowledge right in their uneducated face! This article is devoted to that feeling. Whether you have a true interest in the identity of misidentified animals, or you just want...
cape buffalo in grass in front of water
When you’re out hiking or swimming in nature, what creatures do you dread encountering?Many of us automatically think of creatures with gnashing teeth or razor sharp claws. Animals like lions, tigers, jaguars, sharks, and grizzly bears inspire plenty of fear. Many of the deadliest animals in the world however are quite small and sometimes even innocuous looking. Let’s take...
hummingbird moth hovering near purple flower
If you want to encounter a life-form on Earth which will challenge your views of what it means to thrive in the universe, look no further than the insect class of the animal kingdom. There is a reason that many of the aliens featured in our science fiction literature and films resemble insects. We find them very unusual, because...
The Matterhorn, Switzerland
When you think of an inspirational landscape, what comes to mind? Everyone has different preferences, but a lot of people will immediately think of mountaintops. Look up “inspirational photos” online and you are bound to see more than a few beautiful, transcendent summits.As human beings, we are naturally drawn to the heights. Mountains are breathtakingly beautiful and remind us...