Honey bees fly from flower to flower, harvesting nectar and pollen to take them back to the colony.
The red panda, also known as the lesser panda, is a relative of the black-and-white giant panda bear. Its home is the foothills of the Himalayas.
There are some species in the animal kingdom that do just fine with a single meal a month or even with a few months’ fast. An example of such species is the...
If we pay close attention as we walk through the forests and across the meadows, we can see miracles. Let’s learn more about the rose chafer.
Penguins do not only live in regions with freezing temperatures. They can also be found in the warmer temperate zone.
The California kingsnake is one of the most popular species of pet reptiles. It was named after its habit to consume other snakes every now and then.
Cattle typically live in stables. They were domesticated around the same time as swine. Cow's milk is one of our most popular drinks.
Lemurs only live on the island of Madagascar. Here are a number of fascinating facts about them.
A species of monkeys with complex social structure where hierarchical system can be clearly observed.
A popular pet of children. They can be easily recognised by the patches behind their eyes.
Predators on top of the food chain prey on other animals. Their relationship is hunter and hunted.
A fearsome predator of snowy mountains. Of all the felids the snow leopard jumps the furthest.
A typical animal of the Andes kept as a beast of burden as well as for its meat and wool.
This prosimian is an excellent example for a species' evolution in geographical isolation.Lemur means 'ghost' in Latin.
King of the savannahs, the lion is at top of its food chain. Its only enemy is man.
One of the most common types of Anatidae, the ancestor of the domestic duck.
This species is an excellent example for symbiosis. Living together with sea anemones they keep predators away.
The largest of the great apes. During evolution humans diverged from gorillas around 6 million years ago.
This little animal has the annoying habit of raiding waste containers and scattering rubbish all over the place.
Some animals cover huge distances on a seasonal basis in order to survive.