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1 12, 2017

10 Animals That Can Survive in Extremely Cold Weather

By | 2017-12-01T19:10:24+00:00 December 1, 2017|Categories: , |0 Comments

Winter, for us, is the time for hot soups, warm mittens and enjoying steaming cups of coffee beside a crackling fire. But for the animals out in the wild, it’s a struggle for survival. However many animals adapt to the cold weather having developed multiple defenses against the biting cold and harshest winters. These ten [...]

1 11, 2017

Manatee Awareness Month

By | 2017-11-15T17:15:43+00:00 November 1, 2017|Categories: , , |0 Comments

Sometimes called a sea cow, this large aquatic relative of the elephant is usually found in shallow and warm coastal areas feeding on plants like sea grass. Unfortunately, the Florida manatee population is endangered, and these animals face a number of human-made threats. In November, as manatees search for the warm-water shelters once common along [...]

26 10, 2017

National Mule Day

By | 2017-11-01T16:47:10+00:00 October 26, 2017|Categories: , , , |0 Comments

National Mule Day is recognized each year on October 26. A mule is a hybrid cross between a male donkey and a female horse. The mule possesses the strength, intelligence, patience, perseverance, endurance, sure-footedness and even temper of the donkey.  From the horse, the mule inherits beauty, athletic ability, courage, vigor and speed. Mules appear to require [...]

11 10, 2017

Why do Kangaroos Have Pouches?

By | 2017-10-24T18:19:27+00:00 October 11, 2017|Categories: , , , |0 Comments

Kangaroos are one of the only animals built with a special pouch for carrying their young! All animals with these special pouches are types of mammals known as marsupials. Because the pouch is a place for keeping the young babies, only female kangaroos have them. The scientific name for the female kangaroo’s pouch is the marsupium. [...]

22 09, 2017

World Rhino Day

By | 2017-09-21T17:47:34+00:00 September 22, 2017|Categories: , , , , , |0 Comments

World Rhino Day is on September 22 and celebrates all five species of rhino: Black, White, Greater One-Horned (Indian), Sumatran and Javan rhinos. The global day was first announced by WWF-South Africa in 2010 and has continued to grow and gain traction from followers. The following year, World Rhino Day grew into an international success, [...]

1 09, 2017

Save the Koala Month

By | 2017-09-06T20:21:56+00:00 September 1, 2017|Categories: , , , , |0 Comments

September is a special time to consider how you can help koalas. This month is Save the Koala Month, and September 29 is Save the Koala Day. Not only are they adorably cute and furry, they also help spread eucalyptus in the ecosystem and also maintaining the whole environments health. They are also called "eucalyptus [...]

28 08, 2017

15 Different Monkey Species

By | 2017-09-05T17:40:01+00:00 August 28, 2017|Categories: , , , |0 Comments

There are more than 260 species of Monkeys found in the world today. They are derived from early primates that have been around for millions of years. There isn’t enough information about evolution to say with certainty how they came to be. These primates range in size from only about 4 ounces to those that weigh [...]

24 08, 2017

10 Cool Manatee Facts

By | 2017-08-29T19:36:22+00:00 August 24, 2017|Categories: , , |0 Comments

The Manatees are adorable marine mammals, in matter of fact, they are very sociable creatures and those who have lived a manatee encounter can tell you that we are not lying. Manatees are large, fully aquatic marine mammals that are known as sea cows. We are sure that this cute friends will steal your heart [...]

14 08, 2017

World Elephant Day

By | 2017-08-14T18:23:14+00:00 August 14, 2017|Categories: , , , , |0 Comments

World Elephant Day was a couple days ago, August 12, and was started in 2012 in an effort to raise awareness for the plight of elephants. This holiday helps bring the world together to help support and protect these majestic creatures from harms way. A signal of strength in Africa, the mighty elephant is revered [...]

17 07, 2017

Famous Monkey Selfie Resulting in a Court Case

By | 2017-07-26T19:05:32+00:00 July 17, 2017|Categories: , , , , |0 Comments

In 2011, British photographer David Slater, while visiting Sulawesi, Indonesia put his camera into the hands of a crested black macaque and at the time probably had no idea he would be sued by this monkey later on. Slater is a wildlife photographer and saw this opportunity to teach the macaque to be interested in [...]