The Unique and Adorable Australian Koala

The koala (Phascolarctos cinereus) is actually not a bear, as you might already know, and is actually a marsupial whose…

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Fun Facts About the Distinctive and Solitary Jackrabbit

  Did you know that jackrabbits are actually not rabbits at all? They’re hares, a genus which belongs to the…

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Toucans Thrive in the South American Rainforest

Toucans are well known for their large colorful bills, and look very soft. The species that you’re probably thinking of…

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From Freshwater to Saltwater the Life Cycle of Salmon

  Salmon come in a variety of species that all differ in appearance, sometimes drastically. For example, the chum salmon…

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What Makes a Duck a Duck and Other Fun Facts

“Duck” is actually a wide category of different types of waterfowl; there is no one duck species. All ducks do,…

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Where to Find Good Wildlife Reference Photos on the Web

If you’re interested in drawing, you know how important it is to find good reference images. But if you’re interested…

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Animals on rafts: How Floating Debris Likely Shaped Animal Evolution

Going into this week, I was prepared to tell you about lemurs, but then I learned that lemurs are not…

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Exploring Relatives of the Wolf: Coyotes, Foxes, and Bush Dogs

Last Tuesday, we talked about wolves, but wolves are just one part of the Canid family. Closely related to wolves…

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Grey Wolves (Canis lupus) Fun Facts, Habitat, Diet, and Pups

Over the past few days, I’ve been studying canines, particularly wolves. I have been taking a look at their evolutionary…

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Grizzly Bear Hibernation, Diet, and Protection

I hope you all enjoyed our post about grizzly bears on Tuesday, and if you did, we’re glad you’re back!…

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