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North American Deer Species

North American Deer Species

North America is home to many different species of deer (Cervidae). While you may be familiar with some, chances are you don't know all of them. Here, we'll take a...

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The Wonderful Walrus

The Wonderful Walrus

When travellers arrive on their polar holidays expecting to see a myriad different creatures, one of the animals that inevitably makes the 'top three' list is the...

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The Bluebird is among the most popular of all backyard bird watchers. Even non-bird watchers love to see them because of their beautiful blue feathers. However, not everyone is familiar with a lot

By: Jack l Reference & Education > Wildlife l Sep 10, 2012
Dorothy Gauvin

Largest of the lizards that frequent the territory outside our house is a member of the Goanna family, named the Lace Monitor. A mature individual can reach a length of close to five feet from nose

By: Dorothy Gauvin l Reference & Education > Wildlife l Jul 04, 2012
Dorothy Gauvin

At our place, the Rainbow Skink is the most populous type. The local Kookaburras will snack on these small lizards but prefer a larger mouthful of gecko or tree snake. Last Sunday began with...

By: Dorothy Gauvin l Reference & Education > Wildlife l Jul 02, 2012
Cristopher Laguna Abanil

Forest School Level 3 Training is designed to provide the necessary tools to individuals already working with young people in setting up and running Forest School programmes. Outdoor teachers

By: Cristopher Laguna Abanil l Reference & Education > Wildlife l Jul 01, 2012
Dorothy Gauvin

Every Eden needs a serpent. My personal paradise in Tropical North Queensland is host to the eight most venomous land snakes on the planet. It also is the home of several species of Python, growing

By: Dorothy Gauvin l Reference & Education > Wildlife l Jun 28, 2012
Dorothy Gauvin

Of the more than forty snake species living in my corner of the world - Tropical North Queensland - eight have the dubious honour of being the most venomous on the planet. They include the fearsome

By: Dorothy Gauvin l Reference & Education > Wildlife l Jun 28, 2012
Connie M Smith

Just how does a baby bird know what sounds to make? Not all birds are genetically programmed to know this information. Once they utter these sounds, what is the meaning behind them?

By: Connie M Smith l Reference & Education > Wildlife l Jun 28, 2012

At Animal Costumes Shop, we asked our customers to send in their favourite animal facts, and we received over 100 unique, and often incredible, facts. Here are some of the best ones.

By: William D Morris l Reference & Education > Wildlife l Jun 27, 2012
Connie M Smith

Want to foil those backyard bird feeder 'emptiers' like starlings and grackles, and save all that precious bird seed for your song birds? Here are 7 handy tips to help you do just that.

By: Connie M Smith l Reference & Education > Wildlife l Jun 23, 2012

If you are in the desert, you might encounter a Gila monster. If so, are you in danger of a poisonous bite? Read this before your excursion.

By: Stephen Ayer l Reference & Education > Wildlife l Jun 22, 2012
Sarahbeth Kluzinski

Raccoons are more prevalent in residential neighborhoods than ever before. There are certain signature behaviors raccoons display that create quite a disturbance in our communities.

By: Sarahbeth Kluzinski l Reference & Education > Wildlife l Jun 21, 2012
John Powell

Readers of these EzineArticles may find it surprising that someone who knows almost nothing about reptiles should post three pieces about snakes, but on reflection it does seem that life in Kumasi in

By: John Powell l Reference & Education > Wildlife l Jun 14, 2012
Denise Beresford

It is common knowledge that rampant overfishing (whaling) in the 18th - 20th centuries nearly drove many whale species to extinction. While whaling certainly existed prior to this, technological

By: Denise Beresford l Reference & Education > Wildlife l Jun 04, 2012

A flamingo is a bird whose beauty is indisputable. Its colors are splendid, its behavior unique to itself. Being a social bird, it lives in colonies, and when observed from far they appear like a

By: Peter Gatere l Reference & Education > Wildlife l Jun 04, 2012
Philip Hannigen

Treasure Island is a wonderful place for birders of all ages to come and enjoy the natural beauty Florida has to offer. With a wide-range of species along the picturesque coastlines, you are a sure

By: Philip Hannigen l Reference & Education > Wildlife l Jun 01, 2012
Philip Hannigen

Treasure Island and Florida's Gulf Coast is home to some very unique and beautiful wildlife. Learn about the species you can expect to see on your trip to this beautiful region.

By: Philip Hannigen l Reference & Education > Wildlife l Jun 01, 2012
Cassidy Frost

Robins, these common little birds are so typical it is easy to pay them no attention at all. But they do bare taking a second glance.

By: Cassidy Frost l Reference & Education > Wildlife l May 31, 2012

The Red-Footed Boobies in Belize are the smallest of all the nine Booby bird species in the world. There are three Booby bird species in Belize: the Masked, Red-Footed and the Blue-Footed Booby.

By: Anthony Benjamin l Reference & Education > Wildlife l May 30, 2012

Some people mistakenly believe that reptiles and amphibians are one and the same or they simply do not know how to tell the difference. Amphibians are born as soft eggs in water and then hatch into

By: Anthony Benjamin l Reference & Education > Wildlife l May 30, 2012

Many who have visited Cambodia - tours, solo holidays, or otherwise - will fondly recall the diverse, unique and interesting array of wildlife they encounter. The country's wildlife represents an

By: Andrew Mulvaney l Reference & Education > Wildlife l May 30, 2012
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North America is home to many different species of deer (Cervidae). While you may be familiar with some, chances are you don't know all of them. Here, we'll take a look at the different North

By: Ken Swisher l Reference & Education > Wildlife l Apr 14, 2012 lViews: 208 lComments: 0

It's a sad fact that jaguar populations all over the world are in decline. With the animal considered 'near-threatened' by the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources,

By: Marissa Ellis-Snow l Reference & Education > Wildlife l Apr 25, 2012 lViews: 70 lComments: 0

Some people mistakenly believe that reptiles and amphibians are one and the same or they simply do not know how to tell the difference. Amphibians are born as soft eggs in water and then hatch into

By: Anthony Benjamin l Reference & Education > Wildlife l May 30, 2012 lViews: 70 lComments: 0

Polar holidays are a fantastic opportunity to see some of the world's most impressive and interesting animals, and the Narwhal is undoubtedly one of these. With their long, spiralling tusks, Narwhal

By: Marissa Ellis-Snow l Reference & Education > Wildlife l Apr 24, 2012 lViews: 67 lComments: 0
John Powell

Readers of these EzineArticles may find it surprising that someone who knows almost nothing about reptiles should post three pieces about snakes, but on reflection it does seem that life in Kumasi in

By: John Powell l Reference & Education > Wildlife l Jun 14, 2012 lViews: 65 lComments: 0

The Red-Footed Boobies in Belize are the smallest of all the nine Booby bird species in the world. There are three Booby bird species in Belize: the Masked, Red-Footed and the Blue-Footed Booby.

By: Anthony Benjamin l Reference & Education > Wildlife l May 30, 2012 lViews: 63 lComments: 0
Connie M Smith

Just how does a baby bird know what sounds to make? Not all birds are genetically programmed to know this information. Once they utter these sounds, what is the meaning behind them?

By: Connie M Smith l Reference & Education > Wildlife l Jun 28, 2012 lViews: 62 lComments: 0
Cristopher Laguna Abanil

Forest School Level 3 Training is designed to provide the necessary tools to individuals already working with young people in setting up and running Forest School programmes. Outdoor teachers

By: Cristopher Laguna Abanil l Reference & Education > Wildlife l Jul 01, 2012 lViews: 61 lComments: 0
Brandy Morton

There are many beautiful animals in this world; the spots on the cheetah have inspired designers for decades, and the perfectly symmetrical patterns on a butterfly are breathtaking, but can any of

By: Brandy Morton l Reference & Education > Wildlife l May 14, 2012 lViews: 61 lComments: 0

There is a complex relationship among predator and prey that has been discovered by population ecologists. First, each of their successes and failures directly affects the welfare of the other. Let

By: Paul Claybrook l Reference & Education > Wildlife l Feb 22, 2012 lViews: 60 lComments: 0
Cassidy Frost

Robins, these common little birds are so typical it is easy to pay them no attention at all. But they do bare taking a second glance.

By: Cassidy Frost l Reference & Education > Wildlife l May 31, 2012 lViews: 60 lComments: 0

Many who have visited Cambodia - tours, solo holidays, or otherwise - will fondly recall the diverse, unique and interesting array of wildlife they encounter. The country's wildlife represents an

By: Andrew Mulvaney l Reference & Education > Wildlife l May 30, 2012 lViews: 58 lComments: 0
Dorothy Gauvin

Every Eden needs a serpent. My personal paradise in Tropical North Queensland is host to the eight most venomous land snakes on the planet. It also is the home of several species of Python, growing

By: Dorothy Gauvin l Reference & Education > Wildlife l Jun 28, 2012 lViews: 57 lComments: 0

If you are in the desert, you might encounter a Gila monster. If so, are you in danger of a poisonous bite? Read this before your excursion.

By: Stephen Ayer l Reference & Education > Wildlife l Jun 22, 2012 lViews: 57 lComments: 0
Dorothy Gauvin

Of the more than forty snake species living in my corner of the world - Tropical North Queensland - eight have the dubious honour of being the most venomous on the planet. They include the fearsome

By: Dorothy Gauvin l Reference & Education > Wildlife l Jun 28, 2012 lViews: 56 lComments: 0

All manner of problems can arise when a crocodile takes up residence in a farm dam. The safety of the farm workers is a concern as well as the welfare of the crocodile. In a situation like this it is

By: Darlene B l Reference & Education > Wildlife l Feb 08, 2012 lViews: 56 lComments: 0
Philip Hannigen

Treasure Island and Florida's Gulf Coast is home to some very unique and beautiful wildlife. Learn about the species you can expect to see on your trip to this beautiful region.

By: Philip Hannigen l Reference & Education > Wildlife l Jun 01, 2012 lViews: 56 lComments: 0
Dorothy Gauvin

Largest of the lizards that frequent the territory outside our house is a member of the Goanna family, named the Lace Monitor. A mature individual can reach a length of close to five feet from nose

By: Dorothy Gauvin l Reference & Education > Wildlife l Jul 04, 2012 lViews: 55 lComments: 0
Dorothy Gauvin

At our place, the Rainbow Skink is the most populous type. The local Kookaburras will snack on these small lizards but prefer a larger mouthful of gecko or tree snake. Last Sunday began with...

By: Dorothy Gauvin l Reference & Education > Wildlife l Jul 02, 2012 lViews: 54 lComments: 0

The cottonmouth snake aka water moccasin which belongs to the Agkistrodon family, along with the copperhead is one of the most feared and respected venomous snakes in the United States. In this quick

By: Larry Suttles l Reference & Education > Wildlife l Feb 20, 2012 lViews: 54 lComments: 0
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Dorothy Gauvin

Largest of the lizards that frequent the territory outside our house is a member of the Goanna family, named the Lace Monitor. A mature individual can reach a length of close to five feet from nose

By: Dorothy Gauvin l Reference & Education > Wildlife l Jul 04, 2012 lViews: 55 lComments: 0
Dorothy Gauvin

At our place, the Rainbow Skink is the most populous type. The local Kookaburras will snack on these small lizards but prefer a larger mouthful of gecko or tree snake. Last Sunday began with...

By: Dorothy Gauvin l Reference & Education > Wildlife l Jul 02, 2012 lViews: 54 lComments: 0
Dorothy Gauvin

Every Eden needs a serpent. My personal paradise in Tropical North Queensland is host to the eight most venomous land snakes on the planet. It also is the home of several species of Python, growing

By: Dorothy Gauvin l Reference & Education > Wildlife l Jun 28, 2012 lViews: 57 lComments: 0
Dorothy Gauvin

Of the more than forty snake species living in my corner of the world - Tropical North Queensland - eight have the dubious honour of being the most venomous on the planet. They include the fearsome

By: Dorothy Gauvin l Reference & Education > Wildlife l Jun 28, 2012 lViews: 56 lComments: 0

There is a complex relationship among predator and prey that has been discovered by population ecologists. First, each of their successes and failures directly affects the welfare of the other. Let

By: Paul Claybrook l Reference & Education > Wildlife l Feb 22, 2012 lViews: 60 lComments: 0
Romana Rizwan

A mammoth butterfly, is much larger than ordinary butterflies. The mamoth's colours are vibrant and are patterned. The species is endemic to the tropics in South East Asia. The butterfly sanctuary in

By: Romana Rizwan l Reference & Education > Wildlife l Feb 05, 2012 lViews: 46 lComments: 0

A holiday in Australia is a great opportunity to see unique wildlife that doesn't occur anywhere else in the world. For many this means the chance to see cuddly koalas, wallabies and the adorable

By: Thom Sanders l Reference & Education > Wildlife l May 25, 2012 lViews: 50 lComments: 0

When travellers arrive on their polar holidays expecting to see a myriad different creatures, one of the animals that inevitably makes the 'top three' list is the Walrus - and though it may seem hard

By: Marissa Ellis-Snow l Reference & Education > Wildlife l Apr 05, 2012 lViews: 44 lComments: 0

Its wealth of diverse and unique wildlife is one of the main reasons that visitors flock to Madagascar. Wildlife holidays on the African island are at or near the top of 'must see' lists for anyone

By: Marissa Ellis-Snow l Reference & Education > Wildlife l Apr 02, 2012 lViews: 48 lComments: 0

There are plenty of creatures to see on your Madagascar wildlife holiday - but among the most interesting is the Fossa. This unique creature is cat-like, carnivorous, and completely unique to

By: Marissa Ellis-Snow l Reference & Education > Wildlife l Apr 02, 2012 lViews: 39 lComments: 0

A Madagascar wildlife holiday is a wonderful chance to see some of the country's unique animal species - but it's also a chance to explore some of the truly unique landscapes as well. It's often an

By: Marissa Ellis-Snow l Reference & Education > Wildlife l Apr 02, 2012 lViews: 35 lComments: 0

It's a sad fact that jaguar populations all over the world are in decline. With the animal considered 'near-threatened' by the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources,

By: Marissa Ellis-Snow l Reference & Education > Wildlife l Apr 25, 2012 lViews: 70 lComments: 0

Polar holidays are a fantastic opportunity to see some of the world's most impressive and interesting animals, and the Narwhal is undoubtedly one of these. With their long, spiralling tusks, Narwhal

By: Marissa Ellis-Snow l Reference & Education > Wildlife l Apr 24, 2012 lViews: 67 lComments: 0

It's fascinating to take a place on a Jaguar tour when you're interested in catching a glimpse of the animal, but are also interested in observing not only its form, but its behaviour. There's no

By: Marissa Ellis-Snow l Reference & Education > Wildlife l Apr 25, 2012 lViews: 52 lComments: 0

Inevitably, when you take a Tiger safari, you will find yourself regaled with facts about the fascinating animal by a knowledgeable tour guide. However, in case the wildlife guru misses anything,

By: Marissa Ellis-Snow l Reference & Education > Wildlife l Apr 25, 2012 lViews: 52 lComments: 0

With their singular appearance and entertaining antics, penguins are some of the world's most beloved animals, and yet many of the most iconic species live far from human civilisation; the best way

By: Marissa Ellis-Snow l Reference & Education > Wildlife l Apr 24, 2012 lViews: 40 lComments: 0

As many nature-lovers taking a Jaguar tour will be aware, the Jaguar is a 'near threatened' species, with the possibility of becoming 'threatened' in the future. Factors contributing to this status

By: Marissa Ellis-Snow l Reference & Education > Wildlife l May 28, 2012 lViews: 36 lComments: 0

One of our planet's most revered animals, the Jaguar is still shrouded in an aura of mystery for many. While afforded deity status by ancient cultures, and associated with raw power and prowess in

By: Marissa Ellis-Snow l Reference & Education > Wildlife l May 28, 2012 lViews: 41 lComments: 0

Wildlife enthusiasts planning on taking a Tiger safari may be interested to know a bit about the evolution of this awe-commanding creature. An apex predator, it is superbly adapted to the role, the

By: Marissa Ellis-Snow l Reference & Education > Wildlife l May 28, 2012 lViews: 38 lComments: 0

One of the most endangered wild animals in the world, the Tiger is also one of the most beloved - highly respected in many cultures, and the star attraction of Tiger safari trips - and yet it still

By: Marissa Ellis-Snow l Reference & Education > Wildlife l May 28, 2012 lViews: 42 lComments: 0
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