Velvet Ant Facts

Velvet ants are part of class Insecta and are found worldwide. They get their name from the bright, fuzzy fur on their bodies. For example, Dasymutilla occidentalis (red velvet...

An Introduction to Dog Intelligence and Emotion

We feed them, we let them sleep in our beds, we play with them, we even talk to them. And of course, we love them....

What Does Science Say About Flying and Fire Breathing Dragons?

You've probably been told dragons are mythical beasts. After all, a flying, fire-breathing reptile could never exist in real life, right? It's true no fire-breathing...

20 Fascinating Facts About Rhinos That You Should Know

The word rhinoceros means “horned nose” and they once roamed and made their homes in North America and Europe. Now rhinos can only be found in Asia and...

Buzz, Buzz: Interesting Honey Bee Facts You Should Know

There are a lot of honey bee facts that everyone knows. They live in hives, they have a queen, and they make delicious honey. But it's easy to simplify...

Life in the Mesopelagic Zone of the Ocean

The ocean is a vast habitat that is divided into several regions inclusive of the open water (pelagic zone), water near the ocean floor (demersal zone), and...

Coyote Facts

The coyote (Canis latrans) is a medium-sized canid that is closely related to the dog and the wolf. The animal is well-known for its yips, howls, and...

10 Interesting Facts About Komodo Dragons

Komodo dragons are the largest living lizards on the planet. They are fearsome creatures with a reputation for being strong, aggressive and deadly hunters. However, as time has...

Northern Leopard Frog Facts

The song of the northern leopard frog (Lithobates pipiens or Rana pipiens) is a sure sign of spring in North America. While the northern leopard frog is one of...

Why Are There Cat Islands in Japan?

Japan is known for its love of animal themed attractions, from rabbit cafes in Tokyo, to the tame deer that wander around Nara and the snow monkeys...


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