How intelligent are birds? A look at bird intelligence, with facts and examples of smart birds … Continue reading
Giant anteater facts, pictures and information. Meet an amazing South American mammal that likes nothing more than eating thousands … and thousands … of ants!
Be sure to watch the video of giant anteaters at San Diego Zoo! Continue reading
In this amazing birds list, you’ll meet some of the most incredible members of the bird world.
From birds that travel tens of thousands of miles in a single year, to birds that build huge nests; this list contains the most noteworthy members of the order Aves.
- Main birds page: Birds: The Ultimate Guide
Birds: What Is A Bird? Information, Pictures & Video. Part one of our ‘Ultimate Guide to Birds’. On this page you’ll find out what makes a bird a bird. You’ll also discover some amazing facts about birds and the lives that they lead. If you didn’t know about the link between birds and dinosaurs, prepare to have your mind blown! Continue reading
American bullfrog facts for kids, students and adults. The American bullfrog is a large frog found throughout North America. It is also present in many other parts of the world, having been transported by humans as a source of food and as a means of controlling agricultural pests.
In fact, the American bullfrog is considered an invasive species in many areas because its presence can be harmful to local wildlife.
The American bullfrog plays an important part in its native aquatic ecosystems. Let’s find out more about this awesome amphibian carnivore … Continue reading
Caecilian facts for kids and adults, with pictures, information and video. Everyone knows what frogs and toads look like, and most people could identify a salamander, but did you know that there’s a third type of amphibian?
On this page we’ll meet the caecilians: a mysterious group of worm-like amphibians. Continue reading
Wild yak facts for kids and adults, with pictures and video. The wild yak is a bovid – a member of the cattle family, Bovidae. It lives on the Tibetan Plateau, a region sometimes called the ‘roof of the world’, due to its being over 3 miles (4.8 km) above sea level.
This tundra animal is a cold weather, high-altitude specialist, and has a number of adaptations for living in this hostile environment. Let’s find out more about this amazing survival expert… Continue reading
Thorny devil facts, pictures and information for kids and adults. Despite its fearsome appearance, Australia’s thorny devil is slow-moving and unaggressive – unless you’re an ant! This spiny-skinned desert lizard has a number of awesome adaptations for evading predators and living in dry habitats … Continue reading
Fossa facts, pictures and information for kids and adults. Discover this muscular yet agile hunter, equally at home in the trees as it is on the ground. This fearsome rainforest predator likes nothing better than to snack on a lemur … Continue reading