Types Of Wild Cats: All Cats In The Cat Family

Types Of Wild Cats

List of all types of wild cats, with pictures and facts on every species in the cat family Felidae.

Types of wild cats include big cat species belonging to the subfamily Pantherinae, including the lion, tiger, jaguar, leopard and snow leopard; and members of the subfamily Felinae, including the cheetah, cougar, lynx, bobcat, ocelot, margay, caracal, serval, fishing cat and Pallas’s cat.

On this page are pictures and facts on all 41 currently recognized cat species, which includes 40 wild cat species and the domestic cat, Felis catus.

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The Fastest Land Animals In The World: List, Pictures & Facts

Fastest Land Animals

The fastest land animals in the world are the cheetah, the pronghorn, and various antelope species, including Thompson’s gazelle, goitered gazelle and springbok. Other fast animals include hares, kangaroos, horses, bison and the giraffe, zebra and African wild dog. Domestic animals such as the quarter horse and greyhound have been selectively for speed.

On this page you’ll meet these and many other fast land animals…

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Types of Dinosaurs: Dinosaur Families & Groups, Examples, Pictures & Facts

Types Of Dinosaurs

Dinosaurs inhabited Earth for around one hundred and seventy million years (far longer than the period of time in which humans have existed), and over that time, many different types of dinosaurs evolved and became extinct.

In order to understand the relationships between different types of dinosaurs, paleontologists organize individual dinosaur species into groups of related species.

For example, Tyrannosaurus rex was part of a family of dinosaurs known as Tyrannosauridae, which itself was part of an even larger group of dinosaurs: Saurischia, which contained both predatory and herbivorous species.

On this page, we list the major dinosaur groups, and provide examples of dinosaurs of each type.

(If you want to see a list of individual dinosaurs rather than types of dinosaurs, visit this page: List of Dinosaurs.)

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Arboreal Animals Pictures & Facts: Animals That Live In Trees

Arboreal Animals

Arboreal animals are animals that spend most of their lives in trees. Examples of arboreal animals include amphibians such as tree frogs and flying frogs; birds such as toucans and woodpeckers; insects such as tree hoppers and weaver ants, mammals such as monkeys, gibbons, lemurs, squirrels and sloths; and reptiles such as chameleons and geckos.

On this page is a list of arboreal animals from around the world, with information on the various adaptations found in animals that live in trees, and the advantages of an arboreal lifestyle

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Pig-Nosed Turtle / Fly River Turtle Facts, Pictures, Species Guide

Pig Nosed Turtle

Dwelling in the freshwater river systems of Northern Australia and southern New Guinea is a unique reptile. With its long snout and webbed flippers, the pig-nosed turtle Carettochelys insculpta–also known as the Fly River turtle–is one of the world’s most distinctive turtles. Sadly, this odd-looking animal is now endangered, mainly due to over-hunting.

Read on to find out more about this distinctive Australian reptile…

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Mushroom Facts – The Ultimate Guide To Mushrooms (And Toadstools)

Mushroom Facts

Mushrooms, the umbrella-shaped fungi that mysteriously appear in meadows and woodlands as summer draws to a close, have fascinated humans for millennia.

The seasonal emergence of these fungal forms is only part of a life cycle that, for most of the time, is hidden out of sight.

Mushrooms are neither plants nor animals. Along with the other fungi, they occupy a kingdom all of their own. Mushroom-producing fungi perform a vitally important role in their ecosystems, decomposing organic material so that life can begin anew.

On this page, we take a closer look at mushrooms, finding out what they are, how they reproduce, and why they are important in our lives and in ecosystems around the world…

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Halloween Animals List: Scary Animals Pictures & Facts With FREE Printable Quiz

scary animals list

A list of scary animals for Halloween.

To celebrate Halloween we’ve made a list of some of the world’s scariest animals. Continue reading… if you dare!

Free Printable Halloween Animals Quiz To Download

Halloween Animal Quiz
FREE Halloween Animals Quiz: Click Image To Download

Test your knowledge of dangerous, creepy and scary animals with this FREE quiz!

Click here or on the image above to download your copy. All of the answers can be found on this page!

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