Ground Sloths Revisited with More Fun Facts

Earlier this week, we began the discussion on Giant Ground Sloths, the extinct ancestors of today’s tree sloths. If you…

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Extinct Giant Ground Sloths-Megatherium

We all know and appreciate tree sloths, who hang around in the trees of South America and move slowly, always…

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Marsupials of Australia – Fun Facts About the Numbat

Earlier this week, we talked about koalas. Today, we’re going to focus on another Australian marsupial, the numbat. While the…

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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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