Category Archives: Animal Facts and Resources

History of Elephants

The History of life The Earth was doubtless, already more than two billion years old. This alone is a staggering length of time when we judge it by our usual standards of years, decades, and centuries. But in the total

Animals that have Color Changing Abilities

Many animals use camouflage, or cryptic coloration to disguise their appearance. This often is in the form of blending in with the environment, so that the animal is less noticeable. Predators use camouflage to hide themselves from their prey while

Different Animals that Yawn and why

Whether we’re bored or tired, or we happen to see someone else yawn and it becomes contagious, every human being on the planet yawns.  Most pet owners will notice that their dogs and cats may yawn from time to time

Vampire Bats

The common vampire bat (desmodus rotundus) is the only mammal that has a diet made up of blood alone. They can be found in the tropics of Central and South America along with Mexico. The only species in the genus

Galapagos Island Wildlife

Galapagos Island Wildlife The Galapagos Islands are world renown for their untarnished natural beauty and plethora of wildlife. The creatures found on these islands are like nowhere else on earth. They are uninhibited and fearless of humans. The range of

Overview of Vivariums

Vivariums living environment for life A vivarium is an enclosed micro – environment complete with its own ecosystem for the purpose of observation and or research purposes. Its design is to provide an approximate environmental match for its living inhabitants

Fruit Bats

The fruit bat (Carollia perspicillata) also goes by the names of short-tailed leaf-nosed bat, short-tailed fruit bat, New World bat and leaf-nosed bat. They belong to the Phyllostomidae family which means leaf mouth, order of Chiroptera which means hand wing.

Little Brown Bats

Little brown bats (Myotis lucifugus) can be found in Canada, the United States including southern Alaska. The territory includes parts of Mexico, Kamchatka and Iceland. Some areas are believed to be home to the little brown bat because it was

Horse Communication

Horse CommunicationYour horse communicates to you in a unique way. By learning their special way of communicating through body language will help you better understand and bond with your horse. TemperamentMost behavioral problems stem from misunderstandings’ between horse and rider.Remember

Why can’t Crocodiles Chew their Food

There are several reasons why crocodiles and alligators do not chew their food. Their teeth are not aligned for chewing but are designed for simply grabbing and holding the prey. Their teeth are not specialised either. There are no chewing