Serval facts, pictures and information. Beautiful yet deadly, the long-legged serval is one of nature’s most efficient predators … Continue reading
Margay facts, pictures, video and information. Meet the margay, a wild cat found in the rainforests of South America. This small predator has the amazing ability to climb head-first down trees – a feat accomplished with the aid of specially-adapted flexible ankles.
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Caracal facts, pictures, video and information. The caracal is a mid-sized wild cat found in Africa and parts of Asia. It has pale golden-brown fur and distinctive tufted ears. Read on to find out more about this awesome predator … Continue reading
Gila monster facts, pictures and information. Discover the USA’s only venomous lizard! Continue reading
Aardwolf facts, pictures and information. Discover the hyena’s insect-eating relative. Continue reading
Black-backed jackal facts, pictures, video and information. Discover this intelligent and adaptable member of the dog family. Continue reading
Giant oceanic manta ray facts, pictures, video and in-depth information. Looking like a bizarre alien spaceship as it swims through the water, the giant oceanic manta ray is the world’s largest ray. This huge fish can reach weights of over 1 tonne! Let’s discover more about this amazing species … Continue reading
Giant otter facts, pictures, video and in-depth information. This carnivorous mammal inhabits the rainforests of South America. Habitat loss and over-hunting have caused it to become endangered, and it is now found in only one-fifth of its original range. Let’s find out more about the giant otter … Continue reading
Virginia opossum facts, pictures, video and information. Not all marsupials live in Australia; around 100 species are found in the Americas, and it is thought that it was here that the first marsupials appeared. Let’s meet the Virginia opossum, the only marsupial found in the USA and Canada … Continue reading
This page contains tiger facts, pictures, video and in-depth information.
The tiger is the biggest member of the cat family. Fast, strong and stealthy, it is an apex predator (i.e. top of the food chain) wherever it is found.
The tiger is instantly recognizable due to its striped coat and large size. Yet despite being one of the world’s best known animals, the tiger is an endangered species.
Research suggests that there may be fewer than 3,200 tigers left in the wild. It is quite possible that this fearsome big cat will become extinct in the wild within our lifetimes.
On this page we’ll take an in-depth look at these beautiful, but deadly, predators. Continue reading