Lemming Facts: Animals of the Arctic
Populations of lemmings fluctuate dramatically, from massive herds to near extinction which help perpetuate a myth that they...
Water Buffalo Facts: Animals of Asia
Wild Asian (Water) buffaloes (Bubalus arnee) are distinct from the domesticated Asian (Water) buffalo (Bubalus bubalis), and the African buffalo...
Black-Footed Cat Facts: Animals of Africa
Among the different breeds of wild cats in the world, the black footed cat is the smallest.
European Hare Facts: Animals of Europe
Lepus europaeus is a member of the rabbit family (Leporidae), and is found native throughout much of Europe, as well as elsewhere as an introduced...
Volcano Rabbit Facts: Animals of North America
The endangered Volcano rabbit is endemic to the mountainous areas lying directly to the south of Mexico City.
Guanaco Facts: Animals of South America
Unlike domesticated llamas, Guanacos are typically wild.
Black-Footed Ferret Facts: Animals of North America
Also referred to as a "Polecat", the black-footed ferret is an endangered member of the Weasel family.
What Is Granite?
Granite stone is often used in buildings, bridges, paving, monuments, countertops, tile floors, stair treads and many other design elements.
California Sea Lion Facts: Animals of North America
One of five species of sea lion the zalophus californianus is coastal eared seal native to western North America.
Bearcat Facts - Animals of Asia
Also known as the Binturong, bearcats are nimble omnivores of the southeastern Asian jungles, but they are a vulnerable species today.
Red-Tailed Hawk Facts: Animals of North America
These birds of prey make up for a slower flight speed with incredibly high intelligence and adaptability.
Asian Elephant Facts: Animals of Asia
Smaller and shorter than their African counterparts, Asian elephants are also highly intelligent and social mammals dangerously endangered today.
Harp Seal Facts: Animals of the Arctic
Able to keep warm through a thick coat of fur insulated by a layer of blubber, harp seals thrive best in the icy conditions of the Arctic.
Emu Facts: Animals of Oceania
These large flightless birds are effective runners and swimmers who are able to thrive in the various climates of Australia.
Saltwater Crocodile Facts: Animals of Oceania
The largest reptile and the biggest terrestrial, riparian predator alive today, these crocodiles are doubtlessly a force to be reckoned with.
Rock Hyrax Facts: Animals of Africa
With two incisor teeth that stick out like small tusks, these social creatures have proven capable of surviving various harsh climates.
Northern Pygmy Owl Facts: Animals of North America
Though it is only six inches long, these diminutive birds are expert hunters with a taste for songbirds.
Gaur Facts: Animals of Asia
Also called the Indian Bison, these bovines are surprisingly shy and swift, travelling in packs of 5 to 20 members.
What is Jade?
Jadeite and Nephrite are among the most recognized stones by both rock enthusiasts and common people alike.