Posts Tagged ‘Animals’

Toughie, the Last Frog of His Kind

Toughie, the last Rabbs’ fringe-limbed tree frog, passed away at the Atlanta Botanical Garden on September 28, 2016.

The Fate of Horse-Drawn Carriages in Central Park

Will Central Park’s famous horse-drawn carriages soon be banned?

Getting Wild With the Golden Eagle

The golden eagle is a highly protected wild bird and a cousin of the U.S. national animal, the bald eagle.

Getting Wild With the Markhor

The markhor has beautiful, twirled horns that can reach up to 60 inches in length. Learn more about this unique creature.

Getting Wild with the Sea Anemone

There are more than 1,000 different kinds of sea anemones.

Getting Wild with the Olive Baboon

Olive baboons have yellow-brown fur with bare face, hands, feet and bums.

Getting Wild with the Anaconda

Known as the king of all snakes, the anaconda is one of the largest snakes in the world with a terrifying reputation.

Getting Wild with the Sun Bear

The sun bear is the smallest of all the bear species. They live in several Southeast Asian countries, including Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia and Burma.

Chimpanzees Can Learn Foreign Dialects

In 2010, zookeepers at Edinburgh Zoo in Scotland started an experiment, placing Dutch and Scottish chimpanzees together to see how they would communicate.

Getting Wild with the Green Peacock

Recognized for its beautiful feathers, the green peacock is one of the most beautiful animals in the world.