The Oriental Rat Snake

The Oriental Rat Snake (Ptyas mucosa) is a medium-sized, active, diurnal snake associated with open habitats including agricultural systems; much of the diet consists of amphibians and commensal rodents. The species has a wide...

Marine Iguanas – The Most Disgusting Clumsy Lizards

The much-maligned marine iguanas of the Galápagos Islands are so famously homely, can be describing as "hideous-looking" and "most disgusting, clumsy lizards." In fact the iguanas are not pretty with they're wide set eyes,...
their’s a species of spider that grows and habitually live in colonies and formed spiders webs that can reach amazingly 25 feet in height.

Amazing Spider Webs Creates 25 feet in Height

Well, their’s a species of spider that grows and habitually live in colonies and formed spiders webs that can reach amazingly 25 feet in height. The spider name is Social Spider also called Anelosimus...
Meet the Jonathan the world's oldest living Tortoise is starting over with a clean sheet at 184 years old and enjoy his first ever bath.

Jonathan – The World’s Oldest Tortoise

The world's oldest living tortoise is starting over with a clean sheet at 184 years old and enjoy his first ever bath. The tortoise named Jonathan has come out of his shell after centuries...
It infected the toxin using its beak, causing motor paralysis and respiratory arrest within a minute and leading to cardiac arrest due to lack of oxygen.

Blue-ringed Octopus – World’s Most Venomous Marine Animals

Blue-ringed Octopus Species There are about at least ten species of the tiny blue-ringed octopus, which ironically for their size, are the deadliest of all cephalopods, but only four have been formally named. All these...
Pudu Deer

Pudu – The Smallest Deer in the World

The Pudu is the Smallest Deer in the world, similar in appearance to the northern Pudu (Pudu Mephistopheles), but a little smaller. However, the southern Pudu (pudu puda) has a small glossy reddish-brown to...

What Makes Owls So Wonderful

As creatures of the night, owls can seem mysterious and kind of spooky. Some people think of them as bad omens harbingers of death, but they can also be symbols of knowledge and wisdom....
Eastern Newt has both aquatic and terrestrial forms. The aquatic adult is yellowish-brown or olive-green to dark brown above yellow below.

The Eastern Newt (Notophthalmus viridescens)

Notophthalmus, the genus comprising the eastern newts, inhabits eastern North America. A different genus, Taricha, comprises the western newts along the Pacific coast of North America. Unlike other salamanders, the skin of newts is...

Raccoon (raccoons, coatis, ringtails)

Procyonids are medium-sized omnivores that range throughout much of North America. Raccoons, coatis, and ringtails feed on insects, small mammals, birds, lizards, and fruits. Ringtails are much smaller and slenderer than raccoons and consume...
They are rare or absent from continuous stands of pine forests in the southeast, moist conifer forests along the Pacific coast, and semiarid grasslands and deserts

The Beautiful Red Fox (Foxes and Coyotes)

Red Fox Facts Unlike the more social wolves, foxes and coyotes tend to hunt alone, although coyotes may hunt larger prey in pairs. Foxes and coyotes are primarily carnivorous, preying predominantly on small mammals. But...
The bullfrog's (Rana catesbeiana) natural range includes the eastern and central United States and southeastern Canada.

The Bullfrog (true frog family)

There are typical frogs with adults being truly amphibious. They tend to live at the edge of water bodies and enter the water to catch prey, flee danger, and spawn. The bullfrog's (Rana catesbeiana)...

The Short Tailed Shrew (shrews)

Most species are primarily vermivorous and insectivorous, but some also eat small birds and mammals. The northern short-tailed shrew (Blarina brevicauda) ranges throughout the north-central and northeastern United States and into southern Canada. Short Tailed Shrew...
The northern river otter (Lutra canadensis) historically lived in or near lakes, marshes, streams, and seashores throughout much of the North American continent.

The Northern River Otter (Lutra canadensis)

River Otter Facts Mustelids have long, slender bodies, short legs, and anal scent glands. Throughout the family, the male is usually larger than the female. The more terrestrial species of this family occupy various habitats and...

Eastern Box Turtle (box turtles)

Order Testudines, Family Emydidae Box turtles are the most terrestrial of the Emydid turtles, having close-fitting shells that have allowed them to adapt well to terrestrial life. They are found throughout the eastern and central...

Superlative Photos of Wild Foxes in Russia’s Snowy Landscape

In the cold depths of Russia's northeastern Chukotka region. Magadan-based photographer Ivan Kislov captures stunning colorful signs of life in the snow through his magnificent photographs of Wild Foxes. Ivan Kislov, who actually enjoys...
Adult R. clamitansare terrestrial feeders among shoreline vegetation. They consume insects, worms, small fish, crayfish, other crustaceans, newts, spiders, small frogs, and molluscs.

The Green Frog (True Frog Family)

Order Anura, Family Ranidae. These are typical frogs with adults being truly amphibious, living at the edge of water bodies and entering the water to catch prey, flee danger, and spawn. This profile covers...
Snapping turtles are among the largest of the freshwater turtles. They are characterized by large heads with powerful hooked jaws. There are only two species of this family in North America.

The Snapping Turtles (Chelydra serpentina)

Where Do Snapping Turtles Live Snapping turtles are among the largest of the freshwater turtles. They are characterized by large heads with powerful hooked jaws. There are only two species of this family in North...

The Bat with Big Ears

The name of the Bat with Big Ears is an understatement: the ears are huge almost as long as the rest of the body and they play a vital role in the detection of...

The Cute Baby Sand Cat

Don't be fooled by cute overload, Baby Sand Cat (Felis Margarita) is a little-known species of desert cats. They live in the harshest deserts of Asia and Africa. They are very comfortable in environments...
The Honey Bees real importance lies in its performance as a pollinator. The value of just the almonds produced in California each year.

Are Honey Bees Beneficial?

Of the many tiny animals that share the planet earth with us. However, there are only a few insects that people usually accept as beneficial. Most are regarded as disgusting or frightful. Insects often...

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