giant oceanic manta ray facts

Giant Oceanic Manta Ray Facts, Pictures, Information & Video. Discover The World’s Largest Ray!

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

Giant Otter Facts, Pictures, Video & In-Depth Information: Discover An Endangered Rainforest Predatory Mammal

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

Virginia Opossum Facts, Pictures, Video & Information. Learn About The Only Marsupial Found In The USA.

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

tiger facts

Tiger Facts, Pictures, Video & In-Depth Information. Discover The Largest Member of the Cat Family

This page contains tiger facts, pictures, video and in-depth information.

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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

what is a solar eclipse

What Is A Solar Eclipse?

What is a solar eclipse? On this page you’ll discover what causes a solar eclipse, how often solar eclipses occur, and the different types of solar eclipse. You’ll also find out about umbras, coronas, Bailey’s beads, the difference between partial and total eclipses, paths of totality, and much more …