Grizzly Bear Facts: Animals of North America
Though considerable population exist in Canada and Alaska, the North American Grizzly is a "Threatened" species in the...
Harris's Hawk Facts: Animals of North America
These birds of prey are found across much of the New World, prized in falconry for both their trainability and physical capabilities.
Dalmatian Pelican Facts: Animals of Eurasia
The "Vulnerable" Dalmatian Pelican is one of the largest bird species in the world.
What Is Marble?
Marble is a common building material for fine architecture and sculptures, and is also used in road construction and as a white colorant.
Burro Facts: Animals of North America
The Spanish introduced these small donkeys to the New World in the 16th Century. Today, they are among the Americas' most favorite introduced species.
Least Bittern Facts: Animals of North America
The Least Bittern (Ixobrychus exilis) is a tiny New World heron.
River Otter Facts: Animals of North America
The North American River Otter, or Common Otter, is a water-loving mammal found in wetlands across the continent.
Least Weasel Facts: Animals of North America
Named the Least Weasel (Mustela nivalis) for its small size among weasels, it is still a proficient hunter throughout much of the Northern Hemisphere.
Ring-Tailed Lemur Facts: Animals of Africa
Ring-tailed lemurs are an Endangered species endemic to the island nation of Madagascar.
What is Pumice?
This porous volcanic rock can actually float on water.
Virginia Opossum Facts: Animals of North America
The Virginia Opossum is the only marsupial native to the United States.
Sandhill Crane Facts: Animals of North America
The Sandhill crane (Gus canadensis) is a common sight throughout many of North America's wetlands.
What is Iron Ore?
Iron Ore is the raw material from which commercial grade iron is sourced.
Short-Eared Owl Facts: Animals of North America
The "ears" of owls are actually tufts of feathers, and the short-eared owl (Asio flammeus) is differentiated from its cousins by its shorter "ear"...
What is Quartz?
One of the most abundant minerals on the planet, quartz's uses range from semi-precious gemstones to electronics device components.
Golden Eagle Facts: Animals of North America
The golden eagle is one of the largest and most impressive of North American birds, especially when seen soaring in the sky
Pronghorn Facts: Animals of North America
The pronghorn is the second fastest land mammal in the world, after the cheetah
Elk Facts: Animals of North America
Elk hides have long been utilized for clothing and shelter materials, and their bones have often been shaped into tools.
Eurasian Bear Facts: Animals of Europe
The Eurasian brown bear is from the family of bears Ursidae and is one of the subspecies of the brown bear, Ursus arctos.