Mammals

20 Fun Facts About Squirrels

Squirrels are amazing creatures, they can leap 10 times their body length and turn their ankles 180 degrees to face any direction when climbing. They have superb vision, and they learn by quickly copying other animals. They are not shy of coming out in the daytime, making them one of the rare wild mammals that […]

25 Interesting Facts About Elephants

Most living creatures are amazing in their own different ways. But what most people don’t realize is, elephants are even more amazing when you discover some really awesome facts! You are about to make an exciting discovery about elephants, which I’m sure will make you appreciate these amazing creatures much better. If an Elephant dies, […]

Names for Groups of Animals

So the other day I found out what the name for a collective group of owls is (it’s a parliament, by the way), and that set me to thinking: what other strange and cool names are there for groups of animals? So I had a look and it turns out there’s quite a few, so […]

26 Interesting Facts About Giant Pandas

Black and white, cuddly and endangered, which can only be the Giant Panda! Read on for 26 interesting facts about Giant Pandas! The Latin for Giant Panda is ‘ailuropda melanoleuca’. In China, they are known as ‘da xiong mao’, which means giant bear cat. Male pandas are called boars. Female pandas are called sows. Their […]

30 Interesting Facts About Tigers

If tigers are your favorite of the big cats, then why not check out these top thirty interesting facts on tigers and learn something new! The Latin name for the tiger is ‘Panthera tigris‘. They can live up to 26 years in captivity and in the wild. Tigers prefer to inhabit forests, grasslands and mangrove […]

30 Amazing Facts About Cheetahs

If you’re a lover of animals, cats or knowledge then you’ll love these interesting facts about the adorable speedy big cat, the cheetah. The Latin name for the cheetah is Acinonyx jubatus. They generally inhabit Africa and the Middle East. The name ‘cheetah’ comes from Sanskrit word ‘variegated’. A cheetah can weigh up to 160 […]

30 Roar-some Facts About Lions

“The Lion Sleeps Tonight” is one of the most famous songs of all time, but how much do you know about those majestic creatures? Whether it’s a lot, or not much at all, you’ll enjoy these facts! The Latin name for a lion is Panthera Leo. Lions can live up to 14 years in the […]

Bumblebee Bat Facts – The World’s Smallest Bat

Not only is the Bumblebee bat, (or Kitti’s Hog Nosed Bat as it is also known as) the world’s smallest bat, but it is also the worlds smallest mammal. These cute little creatures are just 29 – 33mm in length, and have a wingspan of approximately 170mm and weigh a tiny amount of 2 grams! […]

20 Super Facts About Sheep You Wouldn’t Baa-lieve

Here we have a list of 20 super facts about sheep! Find out the most interesting facts about sheep, which include Dolly – the cloned sheep, homosexual sheep and what sheep milk is actually used for! There are over 1 billion sheep in the world! Adult males are called Rams, whilst adult females are called […]

20 Interesting Facts About Reindeer

It’s hard not to think about a reindeer without picturing Rudolph, no matter what time of the year it is. But there’s so much more to reindeer than the red-nosed one! If you’d like to know more about reindeer, check out these 20 interesting facts! The Latin name for reindeer is rangifer tarandus. In North […]

17 Fascinating Facts About Kangaroos

Kangaroos move by hopping, they swim and they can’t hop backwards! But what other facts are there about kangaroos? Learn about these fascinating animals here with these top 17 fast facts!  Kangaroos are the only large animals that move by hopping. If you lift a kangaroo’s tail off the ground it can’t hop. A male […]

Top Five Chimpanzee Facts

Once again I share with you another interesting short video by GeoBeats giving five awesome facts about chimpanzees. Chimps are rather awesome animals, they’ve been to space, talked in films and helped with scientific tests. If you don’t want to watch the video at the bottom, you can read the facts below. Chimpanzees are intriguing […]