Everyone knows goats have been known to do some pretty bizarre things sometimes including hanging out in trees…. But why do they do this? And how? Well it turns out goats are actually pretty awesome climbers, especially the ones who live in mountainous areas, despite their hooves and stumpy legs. And the answer isn’t that surprising; … More Goats In Trees
Even if you don’t know tamarins by name, you’ll surely know them by sight – they’re the cute little monkeys with the awesome moustaches! Or at least the Emperor Tamarins and Moustached Tamarin Monkey are, there are also Lion Tamarins who are just as cute just without the moustache. Here are 4 awesome facts about the … More 4 Things You Didn’t Know About Tamarins
Most of the weird animals I normally feature are at least a little bit cute but today’s is a little different; it’s often described as the world’s ugliest animal but it’s also been said to have ‘kind, and very wise’ eyes… meet the Blobfish! Quick Facts Class: Actinopterygii Conservation Status: Endangered Found: Deep waters off the coasts … More Blobfish
Quokkas are often (half-jokingly) labelled the happiest animals in the world thanks to their adorable faces and constant grins! Despite this, surprisingly few people have heard of the little marsupials. Nevertheless, here are 4 reasons why Quokkas are completely awesome and are sure to immediately become your favourite animal! 1. They can survive for really long periods … More 4 Reasons Quokkas Should Be Your Favourite Animal!
Check out these cute little guys: A few days ago it was announced that not only were these unique little guys a new species but a whole new genus called Hyorhinomys stuempkei. 5 of them were discovered back in January by a team of Australian, Indonesian and American researchers on Sulawesi island in South East … More Meet The Hog-Nosed Shrew Rat!
This Saturday my awesome friend (and next door neighbour!) Chris took me on a day trip – he told me nothing other than to bring a camera and be awake. I may have initially struggled with the being awake but I did bring a camera (admittedly the wrong one… I could have done with my … More Day Trip: Cotswold Wildlife Park
The Earth is amazing, we all know that and what’s cooler is that we get to see it every day – both the awesome and not-so-awesome parts! What we don’t get to see so often is how it looks from above… So here’s a great collection of photographs of the Earth, taken from above, just … More 10 Incredible Photographs of The Earth From Above
1. Giraffes have a real drinking problem… So everyone knows their necks are (comically) long but did you also know it causes some real problems when giraffes have to try and drink? They often have to put real effort into craning their necks down to the water while they spread their front legs out at … More 5 Things You Never Knew About Giraffes
Quick Facts Class: Aves (Birds) Conservation Status: Least Concern (yay!) Found: South India and Sri Lanka Other Names: Ceylon Frogmouth Weirdest Features: Have you seen their faces? It’s Pretty Clear Where Their Name Comes From… These awesome looking birds have a pretty literal name – they’re found primarily in Sri Lanka and have these wide, flat bills … More Sri Lankan Frogmouth