Animals fun facts

Wildebeest
15 Aug

10 Wild-hearted Facts about Wildebeest

Wildebeest are stunning bovine creatures that we often link to African safaris, mainly because they’re native to the Eastern and Southern ends of the continent. However, they tend to migrate pretty wildly across vast expanses! Let’s take a look at some fun facts about wildebeest to clue you in on these traveling beasts. 1. Wildebeest …
Koala bear marsupial
14 Aug

9 Marvelous Facts about Marsupials

Marsupials are known for a few things. Their signature pouches, their Australian habitats, and many of them are pretty adorable – so, let’s get to know more about these incredible animals! Here are some seriously fun facts about marsupials! 1. Marsupials are only found in two or three continents, tops. Marsupials typically live in the …
leopard seal
16 Feb

10 Lively Facts About Leopard Seals

Leopard seals may be among the cutest animals on the planet, but they are also incredibly strong, fast, and carnivorous! Simply put, you don’t want to be locked in a tank with a hungry one alone! Here are some seriously fun facts about leopard seals. 1. What is a leopard seal, anyway? While it may …
Ferret
13 Feb

11 Feisty Facts About Ferrets

Ferrets are fuzzy critters that, while pretty ferocious in the wild, often make very loving pets! If you’re neither a cat or a dog person, a ferret may well fill that furry gap in your life. But how much do you really know about these marvelous mammals? Here are some fun facts about ferrets to …
fun facts about badgers
1 Feb

15 Brilliant Facts About Badgers

Who doesn’t love badgers? These snuffling, exceptionally British beasts are icons of the European countryside. However, to many people, they’re quite misunderstood. Let’s take a look at a few fun facts about badgers to help clue you in on these marvelous mammals. 1. What are badgers, anyway? Found in Europe, the Americas, Africa and Asia, …
facts about the mongoose
7 Nov

13 Magnificent Facts about Mongoose

Mongooses look cute, but are also fearless when it comes to protecting their young! While their names may make them sound like birds, mongooses are feisty mammals that aren’t afraid of putting up a fight. Here are some fun facts about mongooses you may want to remember. 1. Mongooses, or mongoose? Though sometimes mistakenly used, …
fun facts about mammals
7 Sep

10 Warm Hearted Facts about Mammals

Mammals are among the most fascinating creatures on our planet, and there are indeed a great many of them to see! From monkeys and rabbits to dolphins and whales, mammals can be found all over our wide, wonderful Earth – and while many different species vary wildly in terms of where they live and how …
facts about taxidermy
17 Aug

11 Top Facts about Taxidermy

Taxidermy has long been seen as an art form, and has ancient roots dating back thousands of years. Today, people still are fascinated with the practice and will pay a fortune to keep their beloved pets close, even after death. Of course, today taxidermy can also have a very negative connotation, largely due to people …
facts about dachshunds
14 Jul

10 Dynamic Facts about Dachshunds

These super little canines are sometimes known as ‘sausage’ or ‘wiener’ dogs! Affectionate little characters, these curious-looking critters can make great companions and family pets. Read on for some fun facts about dachshunds, and why you may want to adopt one of your own! 1. Always a friendly face! Dachshunds have a reputation for being friendly. …
Fun Porcupine Facts
23 Jun

14 Prickly Facts about Porcupines

These prickly-looking creatures are sometimes misjudged – are they related to hedgehogs or not? Where can you find them, and are they aggressive? In this fact file, we’ll look at a stack of fun facts about porcupines – see how much you already know if you’re a big animal fan! 1. They’re not related to …
Facts about Hamsters
11 Feb

16 Happy Facts About Hamsters

Hamsters are cute little critters! They are popular pets with children and adults alike and tend to be very popular with those who are looking for low-maintenance, exciting animals to keep at home. Often very easy to please, to keep healthy, and to entertain, there are various breeds of hamsters that continue to find their …
pinniped swimming
28 Jan

15 Super-Cute Facts About Seals

Seals are sweet-looking creatures – these mammals are often referred to as the ‘dogs of the sea’! They are amazing swimmers and are super-photogenic – but there’s a lot more to these flipper-ed friends than they let on. Let’s clue up on some fun facts about seals to see how much you know. 1. They …
a panther up in the trees
26 Jan

13 Perfect Facts About Panthers

Revered, feared – no matter what you feel about panthers, these majestic creatures deserve our respect! In this fact file, we’ll share with you some fascinating titbits about these fabulous felines and why they are worth reading more about. Here are some fun facts about panthers you may wish to remember for the next big …
a smiling stingray
18 Jan

15 Stunning Facts About Stingrays

Stingrays – deadly or delightful? These fascinating marine animals really can pack an electric punch – but there’s more to them than just a simple sting in the tail. Here are some fun facts about stingrays that might just help you in a quiz or two… 1. They have famous family members. Stingrays are fish …
facts about ice age animals
16 Jan

14 Fun Facts About Ice Age Animals

The phrase ‘ice age’ probably makes you think of all kinds of ancient critters – if not, a certain series of movies that came out a few years ago! However, what little we do actually know about animals during the ice age is seriously fascinating. So, sit back and let us take you through some …