Horseshoe Crab - Animals of the Oceans
These "living fossils" might look like something extraterrestrial, but instead they are an ancient and thriving species.
Jumping Spider Facts - Animals of North America
Also called the "Vampire Spider," these arachnids are known for their special ability to lunge toward their prey rather than relying on webs.
Red Panda Facts: Animals of Asia
About the size of a common house cat, these mammals have long tails that help them keep their balance along treetops.
Ferruginous Hawk: Animals of North America
These birds of prey have surprisingly wide mouths that allow them to eat animals larger than you would expect.
Rhesus Monkey Facts: Animals of Asia
These thriving macaques are highly expressive and intelligent, forming interesting hierarchies within social groups.
Avalanche Lake, Montana - Unique Places around the World
Surrounded by the Rocky Mountains, scenes of natural beauty and opportunities for hiking and fishing await sensible and adventurous travellers.
Fringe-Toed Lizard Facts: Animals of North America
These interesting lizards get their name from the pointed scales on their toes, which let them move through sand effectively.
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".