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Animals of the World

We love animals! Here are our best guides and photos to animals of the world.

what sound does a giraffe make

What Sound Does a Giraffe Make? Guide: 6 Giraffe Noises

Giraffes are notoriously quiet. What sound does a giraffe make? In this post, you'll learn what sounds they make and ...
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how fast is a zebra

How Fast is a Zebra? All 3 Species: Top Speeds, Reasons

Just how fast can a zebra run? Zebras are African equines related to horses. In this post, you can learn ...
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crowned eagle

20 Crowned Eagle Facts: Guide to Africa’s Strongest Eagle

Looking for details about the African crowned eagle? Here you will find everything that you need to know about crowned ...
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why do gorillas beat their chests

Why do Gorillas Beat Their Chest? 4 Reasons

Why do gorillas beat their chest? Perhaps you picture an angry, oversized ape about to leap into action. But is ...
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ostrich top speed

How Fast Can an Ostrich Run? Speeds, Unique Features

Ostriches, despite being flightless and the heaviest bird in the world, can move really fast. How fast can an ostrich ...
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how fast can buffalo run

How Fast Can African Buffalo Run? (And Why You Should Be Careful)

Ever wonder how fast a buffalo can run? In this article, you'll learn the speeds these animals can get to, ...
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how fast can an elephant run

How Fast Can an Elephant Run? Speed of All Species

Just how fast can an elephant run? They're the biggest land animals in the world. You may be surprised to ...
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how fast can a cheetah run

How Fast Can a Cheetah Run? Top Speed, 6 Unique Features

Cheetahs are the fastest land animal in the world! Just how fast can a cheetah run? What are their top ...
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galapagos shark

17 Galapagos Shark Facts (Diet, Size, Attacks, Range)

Wondering about Galapagos sharks? In this article, you will find facts about where they live, what they eat, and if ...
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how fast can a rhino run

How Fast Can a Rhino Run? All 5 Species (Speeds/Reasons)

How fast can a rhino run? Learn about the speeds of all 5 rhino species. Plus reasons why they charge, ...
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what do giraffes eat

What do Giraffes Eat? (Diet, Favorite Foods, Volume)

Have you ever wondered what a giraffe eats? Learn what giraffes eat, how much they eat, and when they like ...
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giraffe tongue facts

9 Giraffe Tongue Facts: Color, Length, 4 Features

Have you ever wondered why a giraffe's tongue is purple? Here we'll discuss the answer to that question, along with ...
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galapagos sea lion

22 Galapagos Sea Lion Facts: Diet, Habits, Photos & Videos

The Galapagos sea lion has often been called the "welcoming committee" of the Galapagos Islands. Please read on for the ...
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buffalo vs bison

Buffalo vs Bison: 9 Differences Between 4 Species

What are the differences between a bison and a buffalo? In this post, you'll learn the 9 buffalo vs bison ...
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big african antelope

16 Biggest African Antelopes: Largest Species by Weight

What is the largest antelope in Africa? In this post, you'll learn about the biggest antelopes in Africa, sorted by ...
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smallest african antelope

15 Smallest African Antelopes: Species, Range, Size, Photos (Full Guide)

Curious about small antelopes? In this article, you will learn about the different features of the 15 smallest African antelopes ...
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gorilla sounds

Gorilla Sounds: Guide to 6 Gorilla Noises, Roars, Grunts

What sounds do gorillas make? What do gorilla sounds mean? In this post, you'll learn about 6 gorilla noises, roars, ...
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african antelope

74 Types of African Antelope (And 56 Subspecies) Full Guide

Learn about all the types of African antelope in Africa. Complete guide covers every antelope species with tons of facts, ...
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baby giraffe

17 Baby Giraffe Facts: Size, Diet, Skills, Photos, Videos

Have you ever wondered about baby giraffes? In this post, you'll learn 17 facts about baby giraffes, including birth, size, ...
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banana spider

5 Types of Banana Spiders (From Harmless to Venomous)

If you're confused about banana spiders, you're not alone. Turns out that there are at least 5 types of spiders ...
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kangaroo food

What Do Kangaroos Eat? All Species (Likes, Plants, Meat?)

What do kangaroos eat? The short answer is grass (like a cow). The longer answer depends on the kangaroo and ...
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different types of giraffes

Guide to Giraffe Species: How Many Types of Giraffes Are There?

How many types of giraffes are there? In this post, you'll learn about the current giraffe species / subspecies classification ...
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sumatran tiger

9 Types of Tigers: Guide to All Subspecies (Size, Population, Illegal Trade)

How many tiger species are there? Learn about all 9 types of tigers, including population size, weight, range, illegal trade ...
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red billed oxpecker

19 Facts About African Oxpecker Birds (Both Species of Buphagus)

Have you seen little birds on rhinos and hippos? They are oxpeckers - small parasite-eating birds from Africa. Here are ...
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king cheetah

21 King Cheetah Facts (King Cheetah vs Cheetah) Fur, Photos, Speed

With its sharp eyes and distinctively feline grace, the king cheetah is one of the most beautiful animals in the ...
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spotted hyena running

33 Wild Spotted Hyena Facts (Crocuta crocuta) Diet, Cubs…

Want to learn more about spotted hyenas? In this post, you'll learn 33 spotted hyena facts, including: Are they related ...
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hyena laugh

Why Do Hyenas Laugh? Laughing Hyenas 12 Sounds (and What They Mean)

The maniacal laughing of hyenas is one of Africa's most recognizable sounds. Why do hyenas laugh? Are they actually laughing? ...
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zebra facts

60 Zebra Facts for Animal Lovers and Africa Travelers (All 3 Species)

Zebras are intriguing animals. They look like horses with black and white stripes. In this post, you'll learn 60 zebra ...
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zebra sounds

What Sound Does a Zebra Make? [Audio] 4 Zebra Sounds, Barks, Noises

You might be surprised to learn that zebras are actually kinda noisy. What sound does a zebra make? In this ...
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swahili animal names

102 Swahili Animal Names (Safari Guide for Travelers)

Swahili is one of two official languages in Uganda. In this post, you'll learn about Swahili animal names for more ...
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what is a group of gorillas called

What Do You Call a Group of Gorillas? Guide to Gorilla Troop Size

What is a group of gorillas called? A group of gorillas is called a troop or a band. Sometimes they ...
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Galapagos sally lightfoot crab

22 Sally Lightfoot Crab Facts: Guide to Galapagos’s Grapsus grapsus

Sally Lightfoot crabs are easily recognizable, with their reddish-orange shell and their baby blue belly. In this post, you'll learn ...
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rainforest animals ecuador

47 Amazon Rainforest Animals (Ecuador’s Monkeys, Birds, Fish, Reptiles, Mammals, Amphibians…)

The rainforest is home to amazing (and often giant) animals. In this epic guide to rainforest animals, you'll learn all ...
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Spectacled caimans

24 Spectacled Caiman Facts: Guide to Caiman crocodilus

Interested to learn more about spectacled caiman? These average sized caiman live across much of Latin America - from Mexico ...
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Bothrops Asper

40 Bothrops Asper Facts: Guide to Fer de Lance (Terciopelo Viper)

The bothrops asper is one of the most dangerous snakes in the Americas. In this post, you'll learn about these ...
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scarlet macaw facts

28 Scarlet Macaw Facts (Ara macao) Guide to Both Subspecies

The scarlet macaw is famous for its appearance, intelligence and personality. But how much do you know about the scarlet ...
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vampire diet

39 Vampire Bat Facts (All 3 Species) Tiny, Heat-Sensing Flying Mammals

Are vampire bats real? Yes, but don't be scared. In this post, you'll learn about their habitat, diet, size, hunting ...
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Spheniscus mendiculus galapagos

43 Galapagos Penguin Facts: Tropical Guide (Spheniscus mendiculus)

Tropical penguins? Yes! In this post, you'll learn 43 Galapagos penguin facts, including adaptations to keep cool, habits and habitats, ...
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Is hippo milk pink?

Is Hippo Milk Really Pink? Don’t be Fooled! (Here’s the Truth…)

Hippos naturally producing pink milk? Sounds pretty amazing! Sadly, it's false. Here's where the story came from. And the real ...
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how fast can a crocodile run

How Fast Can a Crocodile Run? (And Why You Don’t Need to Be Scared)

So you're going on a trip. And you've been warned about crocodiles. Just how fast can a crocodile run? In ...
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African grey parrot

44 African Grey Parrot Facts (Complete Guide) Talkative Congo Grey Parrot

African grey parrots are famous for their intelligence and vocabulary. In this post, you'll learn 44 African grey parrot facts, ...
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how strong is a gorilla

How Strong is a Gorilla? Silverback Strength vs Humans (Grizzly, Lion, Croc)

Just how strong is a gorilla? How does it compare to a human? In this post, you'll learn about a ...
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squirrel monkey

35 Squirrel Monkey Facts: All 5 Saimiri Species (Plus 8 Subspecies)

Is there anything cuter than a squirrel monkey? In this post, you'll learn 35 squirrel monkey facts, including diet, range, ...
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Waved albatross

25 Waved Albatross Facts: Largest Galapagos Bird (It has 8ft Wingspan!)

The waved albatross is the largest bird in the Galapagos Islands. In this post, you'll learn 25 facts about the ...
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Blue footed booby Galapagos

43 Blue-footed Booby Facts: Dancing, Dive Bombing Clowns (Sula nebouxii)

The blue-footed booby has become the unofficial mascot of the Galapagos Islands. In this post, you'll learn 43 blue-footed booby ...
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Red footed booby

25 Red-footed Booby Facts: Color Morphs, Tree Clinging Webbed Feet… (Sula sula)

Red footed boobies are one of the most unique birds that you'll find in the Galapagos Islands. In this post, ...
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Nazca booby open mouth

26 Nazca Booby Facts: Galapagos Islands Largest Booby (Sula granti)

Nazca boobies are the largest of the booby birds in the Galapagos Islands. In this post, you'll learn 26 Nazca ...
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swallow tailed gulls nocturnal

28 Swallow-tailed Gull Facts: World’s Only Fully Nocturnal Gull and Seabird

Curious to learn about these nocturnal seabirds with night vision? In this post, you'll learn 28 facts about the swallow-tailed ...
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Galapagos hawk

22 Galapagos Hawk Facts: Diet, Range, Size, Population… (Buteo galapagoensis)

In this guide, you'll learn 22 facts about the Galapagos hawk. They include diet, range, size, endangered status, mating habits ...
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King vulture

34 King Vulture Facts: World’s Most Colorful Vulture (Sarcoramphus papa)

Have you heard about Ecuador's king vulture? In this post, you'll learn 34 king vulture facts, including diet, size, wingspan, ...
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