Fossil facts: what is a fossil, how fossils form, the different types of fossils, and why fossils are important.
A list of recently extinct animals, with pictures and facts. Discover why, and when, animals have become extinct in recent times…
Water buffalo facts, pictures and in-depth information. Discover one of the world’s most important domesticated animals and its wild ancestor, the wild water buffalo.
Tales From The Brink: Complete Edition is a collection of exciting short stories about endangered animals.
- Venture into the swaying green rainforest canopy with orangutans.
- Prowl through dense jungle in a night-time hunt alongside two fearsome Bengal tigers
- Explore a remote African forest with mountain gorillas.
- Swim in the cool, dark waters of the Florida coast with leatherback sea turtles.
- Venture into a frozen wilderness with a ghost-like snow leopard
- Swim thousands of miles to the Arctic with a blue whale
- Venture deep into a bamboo forest with giant pandas
- Explore a distant Indian valley with a herd of Indian elephants
Written for animal lovers young and old, Tales From The Brink: Complete weaves information about the lives of the animals and the threats that they face into exciting, memorable storylines.
Learn more about the animals as you share their adventures.
Get your copy today: click on the links below to see the book at your country’s Amazon store. (Available in paperback and Kindle versions.)
- Click here to see Tales From The Brink: Complete (paperback version) at Amazon
- Click here to see Tales From The Brink: Complete (Kindle version) at Amazon
Great horned owl facts, pictures and in-depth information: discover one of the largest, and most widespread, owls of the Americas…
A selection of books on prehistoric animals for those fascinated by early life…
Trilobite facts, pictures and in-depth information: discover a group of ancient arthropods that inhabited Earth hundreds of millions of years before the dinosaurs!
Ammonite facts, pictures and information.
Ammonites are prehistoric marine mollusks with distinctive curled shells. Once abundant in Earth’s oceans, ammonites – along with the dinosaurs and many other species – became extinct during the Cretaceous-Paleogene Extinction Event that occurred around 66 million years ago.
Ammonites were cephalopods, and are related to living cephalopods such as octopuses and nautiluses.
Read on to find out more about these once-abundant prehistoric animals…
Human evolution timeline chart, with details on each of the major stages of human evolution.
On this page you’ll discover how modern humans evolved from the very first primates – animals that shared Earth with the dinosaurs over 80 million years ago.
Any list of the best nature documentaries ever made would include the work of Sir David Attenborough, including the acclaimed Planet Earth and Planet Earth II, Life On Earth and accompanying series such as The Life of Birds and The Private Life of Plants.
Other well-regarded nature documentaries include recent series such as Tiny World, narrated by Paul Rudd, and Our Planet, produced by Netflix.
On this page you’ll find a selection of the best nature documentaries. Our selection covers a number of natural history subjects and locations. If you love natural history then any of the titles on this list are likely to provide you with many hours of entertainment…
The groundhog – also known as a woodchuck – is a burrowing rodent in the squirrel family Sciuridae. It is found in grasslands and forests of the USA and Canada, and is unusual among marmots for living in lowland areas.
A groundhog named Punxsutawney Phil is central to the traditional Groundhog Day celebrations held each year on the 2nd of February in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania.
It’s said that if Phil emerges from his burrow and is able to see his shadow, then there will be six more weeks of winter. If Phil cannot see his shadow, then spring will arrive early!
Sadly, this year (2021) Phil did see his shadow!
On this page you’ll find groundhog facts, pictures and in-depth information on the species…