On this page, we've put together a collection of animal books with a Halloween theme. Find the ideal Halloween gift for your animal-loving friend or relative!
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...
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
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!
Examples of different types of spiders, with examples and pictures of each. Discover the characteristics of the main spider groups, and learn how to identify types of spiders such as tarantulas, funnel-web spiders, orb-weavers, jumping spiders and more.
Types of owls with pictures and facts. Owls are some of the most distinctive types of birds, and due to their nocturnal behavior and haunting calls are often featured in folklore and myths.
The giant river otter, or giant otter, is a carnivorous mammal that inhabits the rainforests of South America. On this page, you'll find giant river otter facts, pictures, video and in-depth information, giving you the complete lowdown on this distinctive semiaquatic predator...
An explanation of the butterfly life cycle, with pictures and facts.
A list of cool animals, with pictures and interesting facts. What are the world’s coolest species? Read on to find out…
Alligator vs crocodile – what are the differences between alligator and crocodiles and how can you identify which is which?
As they dart from flower to flower in search of nectar, not only do hummingbird moths look like the birds after which they are named, but they also sound like them; the rapid flapping of their wings making a hummingbird–like buzz.
This page contains hummingbird moth facts, pictures and information. First we’ll find out about hummingbird moths in general before turning our attention to the five species of hummingbird moth found in the United States.
Finally, we’ll take a look at the related hummingbird hawk-moth, a species found in Europe (including the UK), Africa and Asia.
The Florida softshell turtle, Apalone ferox, is a distinctive turtle found in Florida and neighboring states. Like other members of the softshell turtle family, Trionychidae, the Florida softshell turtle has a leathery shell, rather than the hard shell found on most other turtle species.
On this page, you’ll find Florida softshell facts and pictures to help you identify and understand the life of this fascinating North American reptile.