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Cape Buffalo – Half a Ton of Pot Roasts

The African, or Cape, buffalo is a member of the so-called “Big Five” group of animals, with the elephant, rhino, lion and leopard, popular trophies for hunters. There are approximately 900,000 Cape buffalo across sub-Saharan and South Africa. Physical Characteristics Head and body length: 170-340 cm Shoulder height: 100-170 cm Tail length: 70-110 cm Adult weight: 300-900 kg Reproduction...

Weimaraner – The Right Dog for You

Weimaraners are great and versatile dogs, perfect for show, field, obedience, pointing, tracking and agility. Weimaraners actually first originated from the German city of Weimar back in the nineteenth century. They was originally developed for hunting, The mature male Weimaraner is 25 to 27 inches at the withers, bitches are 23 to 25 inches in height. Adults typically weigh 65 to 80 pounds. The Weimaraner...

Masai Mara Camping Safari in Kenya

The Masai Mara safari is the cheapest safari with the greatest chance to view Africa’s lion, elephant, rhino, leopard and cape buffalo. There is no better place to see the natural wonders of Africa than in the wildlife parks of Kenya. Kenya is famous as the home of the safari and was immortalised by legendary personalities such as Ernest Hemingway. Also, the classic movie Out of Africa was filmed...

The Most Recognized Lemur Catta

It is impossible to confuse with any other species, the ring-tailed lemur has a distinctive long and bushy black-and-white-ringed tail. The Ring-tailed Lemur is found in the dry forests and bush of southern and south-western Madagascar. It is one of twenty-two species of lemurs. Lemurs are best known for their large, round reflective eyes and their wailing screams. Lemurs also have furry, pointed ears...

Butterfly World – How to Spend Sunday Afternoon

Butterfly World is a butterfly zoo located on the Isle of Wight, United Kingdom. The butterfly farm is a treat for anyone who loves these little winged creatures. It includes an indoor sub-tropical garden with free-flying butterflies. You have the best opportunity to learn more about butterflies. Many information boards are displayed and illustrated signs identify the popular species and their country...

Most Interesting Eyes Of A Night Owl

Owls are symbols of wisdom for some cultures, for the others they are harbingers of doom and death. Owls are the silent hunters of the night. They are active only at night. Large eyes collect all available light, even if it is only the light of the moon. Their sensitive ears can hear the tiniest scampering sound of prey and soft wings make them silent stalkers. Many kinds of owls have two tufts of...

Adorable Siberian Tiger Cubs

Pictures of siberian tiger babies taken in the zoo. Three Siberian Tiger cubs were born on May 15, 2011 at the Zürich Zoo in Switzerland. There’s one male named Lailek, and two females named Luva and Liska. The Siberian tiger, also known as the Amur tiger, is a tiger subspecies inhabiting mainly the Sikhote Alin mountain region with a small subpopulation in southwest Primorye province in the...

Jellyfish Extremely Scary Creatures

Jellyfish are free-swimming, non-aggressive, gelatinous marine animals surrounded by tentacles, but contact could be dangerous. The jellyfish’s tentacles can paralyze a human and manifests itself as cardiac arrest. Serious stings may cause anaphylaxis and hence people stung by jellyfish must get out of the water. Jellyfish are found in every ocean, from the surface to the deep sea. They are abundant...

The Largest Collection of Dinosaur Fossils in North America

The Royal Ontario Museum aka “The ROM” is an incredible museum that all visitors to Toronto must see. The Exibits are all fantastic and amazing! There is definitely something for everyone here. Permanent exhibit of dinosaurs including tyrannosaurus, parasaurolophus and triceratops. The museum is situated north of Queen’s Park and east of Philosopher’s Walk in the University...

Thorny Devil Lizard Looks Scary

The thorny devil, also known as Thorny Lizard or the Moloch Horridus. It is best known for having an extremely spiky looking appearance. It is covered by hard sharp spines to dissuade predators by making it difficult to swallow. It lives only in Australia in the arid scrub and desert. It has a false head on its back that it use it when it feels threatened. It lowers its head between its front legs,...

Parakeet Baby As Naked Creature

American Parakeets are small parrots that have long, flat tails. They can be a variety of colors ranging from yellow to blue, violet to green. Parakeets are are extremely social birds and they must be kept in pairs to avoid harmful behavior problems like biting, screaming, and feather plucking which are all signs that something is missing in their environment. Basic care consits of changing the food...

Red Belly Piranhas Care

Piranhas are a carnivorous fish from South America, which have a fearsome reputation. They are very aggressive fish and cannot be kept in a community tank. They will attack and eat the other fish. Piranhas have very sharp teeth and strong jaws. The red-bellied piranha can reach a size of 11-12 inches (28-30 cm) in length. Your tank should measure at least 60 x 24 x 24 inches (150 x 60 x 60 cm). A piranha...

The Most Venomous Snake in The World

There are more than 2,900 species of snakes spread worldwide, of which about 600 species are known to be poisonous. Inland Taipan is the world’s most venomous land snake. Its bite causes nearly certain death. A few mg of Inland Taipan’s venom is enough to kill over 100 people or 250,000 mice. The venom of a taipan is 200-400 times more toxic than most rattlesnakes and 50 times as toxic...

The Tasmanian Devil – Nighttime Animal

They were once found all over Australia, but are now found only in Tasmania. Devils are black with a white mark on the chest and rump, and look similar to a medium sized solid dog. Adult males are usually larger than adult females. Large males weigh up to 12 kg, and stand about 30 cm high at the shoulder. They could run about 13 kilometres per hour. Type of Animal: Mammal Diet: Carnivore Average lifespan:...

Top Ten of Smartest Dogs

This dogs usually understand new commands after less than 5 repetitions by the facts in the book The Intelligence of Dogs by Stanley Coren, a professor of psychology at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. Doberman Pinscher Border Collie Rottweiler German Shepherd Golden Retriever Shetland Sheepdog Labrador Retriever Papillon Poodle Australian Cattle Dog Doberman Pinscher Doberman Pinscher Border...