Want to learn more about the world’s largest land animals? This page contains African elephant facts and information. If you enjoy learning about this (usually) gentle giant, then visit our African Animals page and find out about more amazing animals.
Arctic Fox Facts
This page contains arctic fox facts and information. Find out more about this fascinating Arctic animal and the various adaptations that allow it to live in it a cold environment.
This article is part of our Arctic Animals series.
Quokka facts, pictures and information. The quokka is a cat-sized marsupial that is only found in a small region of Western Australia.
This page is part of the Active Wild Australian Animals series.
This page contains bandicoot facts, and is part of our Australian Animals series. Many people think that there is one animal called a bandicoot. In fact, bandicoot is the name of a type of animal. There are around 20 types of bandicoot. Let’s learn about some of them…
Anteaters are small-to-medium-sized mammals that live in Central and South America. There are four species of anteater. As you may have guessed, their diet consists mainly of ants and similar insects. This page contains anteater facts and information. It is part of our Rainforest Animals series of articles. If you don’t know what an insectivore is, you soon will do!
This page contains aardvark facts and information and is part of our African Animals series. Be sure to watch the video of an Aardvark in action!
Want to learn about a reclusive nocturnal creature that can literally dig its way out of danger? Let’s meet the Aardvark!
This article contains Okapi facts and is part of our African Animals series.
The Okapi is an elusive animal that inhabits the rainforests of central Africa. Easily recognisable by its zebra-like markings, the okapi is actually more closely related to the giraffe.
Be sure to watch the video to see this incredible animal in its natural environment.
Let’s find out more about this rarely seen creature.
More Tales From The Brink
‘Four Amazing Animals – Four Amazing Stories’.
Following on from the original Tales From The Brink, More Tales From The Brink contains four new exciting stories featuring endangered animals.
- Venture into a frozen wilderness with a ghost-like Snow Leopard
- Swim thousands of miles to the Arctic with a Blue Whale
- Venture deep into a bamboo forest with Giant Pandas
- Explore a distant Indian valley with a herd of Indian Elephants
A must-read collection of short stories for animal lovers young and old.
Cheetah Facts For Kids
This page contains cheetah facts for kids (and adults). The cheetah is famous for being the world’s fastest land animal. This record-breaking cat can reach speeds of up to 75 mph (121km/h) in pursuit of its fast-moving antelope prey.
Let’s learn more about this incredible animal …
This page is part of our African Animals series.
Giraffe Facts For Kids
This page contains giraffe facts for kids (and adults). With their distinctive long necks and legs, giraffes are the tallest land animals in the world. They grace the African savannah with their unique beauty and peaceful, social demeanor. Let us explore the height, appetite, and life of this gentle giant. Read on for more interesting facts about giraffes…
Platypus Facts For Kids
You may have heard of the platypus, but did you know that this strange-looking Australian animal is venomous? This incredible mammal is truly unique and has several other unusual characteristics; we’ll find out about these further down the page. This article contains platypus information and pictures, plus a list of platypus facts for kids.
Oh, there’s also an awesome video for you to watch!
This page is part of our Australian Animals series.