Chipmunks – Information and Fun Facts

Chipmunks are small, striped members of the squirrel family, found almost exclusively in North America. The only member of the…

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Majungasaurus – One of the Last Surviving Dinosaurs

Majungasaurus was one of the last dinosaurs to live, right at the end of the Cretaceous Period 66 million years…

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Orangutan Fun Facts and Information

Orangutans share 97% similar DNA with humans, and their name means “person of the forest” in Malay. Like humans, orangutans…

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Gazelles – Interesting and Fun Facts

Gazelles are a type of antelope, most closely related to goats and sheep. There are 19 species of gazelle who…

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Thylacosmilus – Extinct Animals of South America

Thylacosmilus lived in South America 9 million years ago and was a saber-toothed metatherian. What is a metatherian? Metatherians largely…

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The Little Bear That Isn’t A Bear At All

Have you ever heard of a kinkajou?  Kinkajous are called “honey bears”, although they are unrelated to bears at all,…

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Squirrel Monkey Fun Facts and Information

Squirrel monkeys are New World primates (there are several sub-species), living in South and Central America. They are small, the…

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