Adelie Penguin Facts: Animals of Antarctica
Known for their distinctive waddles and eyes, the Adelie is vulnerable today as a result of global climate change.
Quokka Facts: Animals of Oceania
The smallest of the wallabies, quokkas are often called the happiest animal in the world, but their existence is threatened today.
Mandarin Duck Facts: Animals of Asia
The beautiful colors of male mandarin ducks have made them a desired animal all over the world, but in fact their native homeland is dwindling today.
Cape Buffalo Facts: Animals of Africa
Despite their large size and often aggressive behavior, these bovines are unique for practicing a form of democracy.
Snow Monkey Facts: Animals of Asia
These highly intelligent monkeys are native to the islands of Japan, but are threatened by human activities today.
White Rhinoceros Facts: Animals of Africa
The future of these largely nonaggressive creatures is in serious danger as a result of poaching and the high value of their horns.
Prairie Dog: Animals Of North America
Prairie Dogs are a common sight throughout the Western North American Grasslands
Water Moccasin Facts: Animals of North America
Also known as "cottonmouths," these snakes prey on small animals and insects and are at their most active during the night.
Spadefoot Toad Facts: Animals of North America
These tiny toads have several unique features, including vertically aligned eyes and special hind legs for burrowing underground.
Peregrine Falcon Facts: Animals of North America
This predator hunts primarily other birds, and does so with incredible speed and accuracy.
What is Copper?
Whether it is used for electrical wire, currency, or nutrition, copper is an essential element in daily human life today.
West Indian Manatee: Animals of North America
Mistaken for mermaids by the crew of Christopher Columbus, the West Indian manatee is sometimes referred to as a "Sea Cow".
Giant Panda Facts - Animals of Asia
One of the friendliest bears in the world, the giant panda is also one of the rarest, with fewer than 2,000 in the wild today.
Bearded Emperor Tamarin Facts: Animals of South America
Adored for their iconic facial hair, these monkeys also exhibit interesting social patterns in how they raise their young.
Pygmy Rabbit Facts: Animals of North America
This tiny burrowing rabbit is one of the only species able to eat and digest the sagebrush, or wormwood, plant.
Roadrunner Facts: Animals of North America
Though they may have received their cultural fame as cartoons, the real roadrunner is just as agile of a runner.
Kangaroo Facts: Animals of Oceania
These magnificent marsupials are a cultural icon of Australia and well-known for the pouches in which they keep their young.
Countries With The Most Natural Disasters
China, India, and other places experienced more than their fair share of death due to natural catastrophes in 2014.
Calliope Hummingbird Facts: Animals of North America
These tiny creatures are the smallest birds on the continent, with an interesting array of behavioral patterns.