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...
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.
Lemming Facts: Animals of the Arctic
Populations of lemmings fluctuate dramatically, from massive herds to near extinction which help perpetuate a myth that they are suicidal.
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...