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How to Set Up Your Own Reef Tank

July 18, 2022
Did you know that coral reefs support around 25% of life in the ocean?  Coral reefs are much like forests on land, they provide food and a sanctuary for different fish and sea life. They are also living creatures themselves.  If you want to bring some of the ocean into…

What Fossil Teeth Tell Us About Ancient Animal Diets

March 15, 2022
The Earth and its animal kingdom are truly fascinating. There are between 1 and 2 million different species of animals on the planet today. Sadly, many of these are endangered. In the past, there were other incredible creatures that roamed the planet, hunted, and then died out. We know these…

Is Your Horse Stressed? Some Telltale Signs To Watch Out For

January 19, 2022
Believe it or not, several things can trigger stress in horses. Veterinary appointments, loneliness, preparing for shows, sudden lifestyle changes, and disrupting feeding schedules are a few to mention.  In fact, for some horses, separation for herd mates is also one of the prominent causes of increased stress levels. Since…

Do Penguins Have Knees?

September 26, 2021
Yes, penguins do have knees! A penguin’s leg is made up of a short knee, knee, tibia, and femur. Penguins have very short legs because the feathers cover their upper leg bones. Let’s first discuss the anatomy of a penguin. It is hard to believe that these large, squat-like bipeds can…

Why are Asian Elephants Endangered?

September 11, 2021
The greatest threat for Asian elephants is the destruction of their habitats due to expanding infrastructure. This includes roads, railways and settlements. Conflict between elephants or humans is when elephants eat or trampel cultivated crops, damage buildings and injure and kill people. Although poaching in Asia is less widespread than…

How Fast Can a WOLF Run?

September 9, 2021
Wolfes hunt prey of all sizes, from the tiny and agile rabbit to the huge bison. Whatever the prey size is, a meal is often the hard-won rewards of extensive travel and a chase. Although they are not fast, Wolves can reach 36-38 miles an hour while pursuing prey. Wolves…

How Fast Can a JAGUAR Run?

September 8, 2021
Jaguars are generally found in South and Central America’s rainforests. We can find them in dry grassland habitats as well as open, seasonally flooded wetlands. They prefer to live in dense woods. Jaguars run at less than 80 km/h. A cheetah runs about 2.7x faster than the fastest human runner.…

How Fast Can a GIRAFFE Run?

September 8, 2021
Due to their long necks and towering legs, giraffes rank among the highest mammals on Earth. The legs of a Giraffe are about 6 feet high. Giraffes can run at 35 mph over short distances while cruising comfortably at 10 mph over longer distances. Giraffes take advantage of their height…

How Fast Can a RHINO Run?

September 6, 2021
Rhinoceroses can be described as odd-toed, ungulates. They are found in sub-Saharan Africa. Even with their massive, tank-like mass, rhinos are incredibly fast: They can travel at least 50 kilometers an hour (31 miles) Top Speeds for Rhino Species Indian and Sumatran rhinos can run at speeds up to 40km/h…
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