Polar Bear Polar bears are the largest species of bear and biggest carnivores on land. Males commonly weigh in around 1,300 pounds while females are typically smaller and weigh up to 650 pounds. Warming temperatures are shrinking the polar bear’s arctic habitat, and some scientists believe the bears could be extinct by the end of […]
Do not mess with this bear.
If Elefants had no trunks, and no ears, they would be terrifying… Lets keep elephants the way they are
Immense physical strength, razor sharp claws and scissor like teeth are not the only weapons animals use. Thousands of animals use highly venomous or toxic poisons to attack prey or defend themselves. Some animals actually shoot poisons towards victims, others store toxins in their glands or skin. Following are the top eight most poisonous animals […]
Hey there, Mr. Squirrel! Whatcha gonna do with that peanut?
Kevin Richardson is an animal behaviourist that has bonded so much with wild big cats that he isn’t even afraid to sleep with them in the wild. He’s great friends with lions, cheetahs, leopards or hyenas and they all treat him like he’s one of their own. Former student of child psychology, Kevin decided to […]
10.Poison Dart Frog These pint sized frogs aren’t for kissing. Their backs ooze a slimy neurotoxin that is meant to keep predators away. Each frog produces enough of the toxin to kill 10 humans. 9.Cape Buffalo When faced with a predator, cape buffaloes charge head on. That’s 1,500 pounds of beast topped off with two […]
10. “Strange Owl” Seen in Wild for First Time A tiny bird so rare and unusual that its scientific name means “strange owl” was spotted for the first time in the wild, scientists announced on March 22, 2007. Conservationists working in Peru got their first natural glimpse of the long-whiskered owlet in February 2007 while […]
Latin name: Phascolarctos cinereus (Greek: phaskolos means pouch; arktos means bear. Latin: cinereus means ash-colored.) Koalas are marsupials, females having a pouch in which their young first develop. Their pouch faces the rear and has a drawstringlike muscle that the mother can tighten. They are the sole member of the family Phascolarctidae. Taxonomy: Kingdom: Animal […]